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I’ve learned today that while it is possible to type on my iPad while a passenger in a speeding Infinity, it is not necessarily productive or advisable. It took a few minutes before my desire to hurl finally abated, and I think my husband was disappointed that I would be unavailable to carry on a conversation with him, or at least verbally sympathized while he negotiated rush-hour traffic.

Also, while I appreciate the ability of the iPad’s keyboard to anticipate and correct my typos, it isn’t perfect. To make any sense of what I was trying to write, I had to keep backspacing and correcting the garbage provided by Apple’s brain. Yes, I have a portable keyboard but my lap isn’t big enough to support both the iPad and the keyboard (thankfully).

So to date, my word count for Camp NaNoWriMo is abysmal: 3,267 out of 50,000. At this rate, I will finish in mid-June.

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Marie A Bailey

Writer, blogger, knitter, cat lover, and introvert.

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      1. Not only that, we’re orbiting the sun, and our solar system is orbiting the galactic core, and our galaxy is sailing through space! Stop, I want to get off!

        Actually, if the Earth stopped spinning, gravity would probably do a number on us. Checks and balances and all that…



  1. Ooh, good point. I often forget about gravity until it causes me to land face first on a hiking trail (and I don’t even have to be going downhill for that ;( ).
    I should know this stuff. I watch Star Trek all the time 🙂


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