NaNoWriMo – Day Two Stats and Reading

First to get the business out of the way:

NaNoWriMo – Day Two Stats

Your Average Per Day
1,026

Words Written Today
857

Target Word Count
50,000

Target Average Words Per Day
1,667

Total Words Written
2,053

Words Remaining
47,947

Current Day
2

Days Remaining
29

At This Rate You Will Finish On
December 19, 2014

Words Per Day To Finish On Time
1,654

So yeah, I went backwards a bit.  I plead making a stew from scratch.

The stew is apple cider chicken stew and I got it from the Iron Stef website.  I only a few modifications such as using turkey bacon and kale in the recipe.

 

It occurred to me during the day that I don’t read a lot of books for pleasure.  I read usually to teach myself something or to get up to speed.  The same usually goes for writing.

I did pick up Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick.  I initially picked it up to find out what was at the “First Thanksgiving.”  I plan to have a few items on the menu for this year’s Thanksgiving that were served then.  I read most of the book before – all the way to bitter end where the wars between the Puritans and the various New England tribes were not exactly their finest hours – especially for the Puritans and the other early settlers. Still I felt compelled to read parts of it that had nothing to do with food again.

I still find it funny that the Puritan Pilgrims nicked a thing of corn that belonged to one of the tribes.

 

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