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#27037 - 10/10/13 04:11 PM Going AWOL for a bit!
tacit Offline


Registered: 08/03/09
Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
One of my girlfriends and I have successfully done a crowdfunding campaign to finance writing a book about polyamory called "More Than Two". We're sequestering ourselves in a cabin in rural Washington for the next six weeks, so that we can focus on writing the book.

The cabin is remote and has few amenities; Internet access is slow, spotty, and unreliable. In practical terms, that means I likely won't be around very much for six weeks. Carry on without me!
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#27039 - 10/10/13 05:25 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
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Good to hear you got crowdfunding to the point where you can start working on the book for real. Good luck with that, and AFAIAC/FWIW, you're out there AWL. wink
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#27043 - 10/11/13 04:59 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: alternaut]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Here's wishing you the very best with this new book venture.

On a similar note I am going into the hospital next Tuesday to have two, count 'em two, cervical fusions. I am not sure what to expect from the recovery, but I will almost certainly be down for a week or so.
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#27044 - 10/11/13 05:50 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
Let me wish you the best, Joe. May you have an uneventful recovery. smile
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#27045 - 10/11/13 08:52 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
Here's wishing you the very best with this new book venture.

On a similar note I am going into the hospital next Tuesday to have two, count 'em two, cervical fusions. I am not sure what to expect from the recovery, but I will almost certainly be down for a week or so.


When I was in high school, there was a condition/situation called "necking". I suspect your condition, Joe, is (sadly) a bit different. Regardless, we will all be most happy to see your back/you're back.

You will be missed.

In any case, speedy recovery wishes!
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#27048 - 10/11/13 03:24 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: Pendragon]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Vermont
Good luck with the book, tacit! and best wishes for a speedy recovery, Joe!
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#27049 - 10/11/13 04:00 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Kind sir,
When/if you have a moment...
Will your book be scholarly / academic or is it intended for the casual reader?

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#27050 - 10/11/13 04:54 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: Pendragon]
alternaut Offline

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Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: Pendragon
Will your book be scholarly / academic or is it intended for the casual reader?

You might want to have a look at the original thread I'm writing a book! and the link therein.
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#27051 - 10/11/13 04:56 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Break a wrist? smile
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#27052 - 10/11/13 04:57 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
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Registered: 08/04/09
LOTS of luck! Hope it goes easy.
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#27053 - 10/12/13 12:25 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
ryck Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
I am going into the hospital next Tuesday to have two, count 'em two, cervical fusions.

Ouch. Best wishes for a successful operation and a speedy recovery. Be well.
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#27054 - 10/12/13 12:26 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
ryck Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Okanagan Valley
Originally Posted By: tacit
One of my girlfriends and I have successfully done a crowdfunding campaign to finance writing a book...

Very best luck with your venture. It's clear you enjoy working with words.
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#27065 - 10/14/13 02:25 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
JoBoy Offline


Registered: 08/05/09
joemikeb:

Good luck with the fusions. Don't be in any hurry to get overactive post-op. Give it the effort your docs advise, but don't overdo it in optional things to prove your invincibility. I've done that following an injury and have lived to regret it.
Thoughts and prayers for you.
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#27074 - 10/15/13 11:46 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: joemikeb]
tacit Offline


Registered: 08/03/09
Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
On a similar note I am going into the hospital next Tuesday to have two, count 'em two, cervical fusions. I am not sure what to expect from the recovery, but I will almost certainly be down for a week or so.


Yikes! Good luck and speedy recovery!

Originally Posted By: pendragon
Will your book be scholarly / academic or is it intended for the casual reader?


It's not intended as an academic overview; it's more a how-to guide for having multiple sustainable relationships. It's written for people who want to explore polyamory and are looking for practical, hands-on advice about making multiple romantic relationships work.

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#27079 - 10/16/13 02:15 AM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Thanks, Tacit.

For me, your book would be of benefit in eliminating, or at least reducing, misunderstandings, wrong headed thinking, biases, and facts I know to be true, but ain't. Gads, learning might even take place…
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#27084 - 10/16/13 01:22 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: tacit
One of my girlfriends and I have successfully ...


why can't I be that lucky?
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#27091 - 10/17/13 01:48 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: Virtual1]
tacit Offline


Registered: 08/03/09
Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
Originally Posted By: tacit
One of my girlfriends and I have successfully ...


why can't I be that lucky?


Lucky enough to have more than one girlfriend, or to have successfully raised crowdfunding? smile
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#27110 - 10/19/13 09:57 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: tacit]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
I think I would actually prefer the former to the latter.
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#27114 - 10/20/13 02:04 PM Re: Going AWOL for a bit! [Re: Virtual1]
tacit Offline


Registered: 08/03/09
Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
Originally Posted By: Virtual1
I think I would actually prefer the former to the latter.


Good news! That's more about choice than about luck. Buy our book and we'll give you a roadmap. smile
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