A busy day at research central today:
— Added about 100 new items into the Emmett Wilson database. Tedious, but part of the process.
— Wrote three pages of the rough draft for chapter two. Going very slowly; driving me nuts because I’ve had to stop and start so much (several new questions have popped up during the writing process — nothing big, just speedbumps).
— Read two-thirds of Susan Bradford Eppes’ memoir of life in Civil War-era Florida. The inconsistencies and self-serving first-person style in the text are making me cuss under my breath as I read it. However, it is considered an accurate insight into the experiences Emmett’s mother would have had as a teenager in the Civil War, as she was Eppes’ peer. OMG. It isn’t quite like enduring a root canal, but it is close.
And now, it is 7:15 pm. I must set dear Emmett aside for the next three hours.
You better believe that if the Bulldogs make it to the playoffs, I will have Emmett in full Bulldog regalia, cowbell, and all.
See you after the game!