I did it!! I finally got off my duff and was able to get a few pages cranked out on my book. I can't say it was an all day affair, but at least I did get the juices flowing, and it felt great. I also have an appointment on Monday with an old friend who will be helping me with some research, in politics no less. This is definitely an area where I lack any real experience, and since I want my book to be as close to reality as possible (while still being fiction of course), this help will be incredibly useful. Now that I have the momentum going, I plan on riding the wave and getting at least one page done a day, but hopefully more than that of course. Thats my goal for now though. One page is a good start, and soon enough I'll be aiming for five pages a day.
On another note, I just got done banging my way through Rock Band 2 with the kids. If you're a parent in your late 30's and you haven't played this game, you're really missing out. Its really fun, and since its with your kids, its a great way to spend time together too. The music available is for the most part really good stuff, and you might learn some new songs from interesting artists you haven't heard of before. I know I did. Anyway, I hope someone else in the world had as great a Friday as I have. It may be time to call it a night, but I have a smile on my face, a tune in my heart, and pages building in my mind. Night all.