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Update on life

Hello all!

Busy week so far with offers of more work to do for Melbourne Uni, a colossal lesson to do for Renmotion and the Animation Works Party last Tuesday!

Animation Works Party was totally fun! It was great catching up with animator friends and having an occassion to dress up! Mind you, I was wearing heels (new ones at that) and after 6 hours they do tend to hurt a tiny bit....hurt to the point that I had to take them off to walk a couple of blocks to David B.'s car.

Meeting with the Melbourne Uni folks tomorrow to discuss what I have to do for them. More new animated tests to do...funny how both my animation jobs are for educational purposes at the moment.

Actually starting to worry a bit about time. I need to find time to work on a 20second web ad for St. Hide clothing. It's about a penguin and how he get's wings to fly. Will make sure to posts links as soon as I'm done.

Am still working on S&L (short for Sugar and Lice) as much as I can here and there. It's all about trying to find the time and making the time for it.

I continue to be thankful that I have managed to find jobs to keep me more than afloat. Who knows, I may actually save enough to have a break and chill out for a while.....then again, I'm sure that I'd find some other project to occupy my time with as I always do.....

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