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toasted hard drive :-(

Sadly, my laptop hard drive has toasted itself. It is currently being looked at by a data recovery service; I find out tomorrow whether any of the data can be saved. Assuming it can't...

If you sent me e-mail between Mon.Feb.20th 4 pm and Thu.Mar.23rd 5 pm, I no longer have it, and would appreciate it being resent. Apologies for the inconvenience.

I'm editing the tape that UT recorded for our Interfilk package for FKO. Because Allison and Jodi haven't completely recovered from colds, we weren't able to get ALL our kids' songs on the tape, but we do have the following: Hockey Monkey Song, Lollipop Tree, Never Song, The Magic Garden, Sandwiches, I'm Gonna Fly To Florida, The Loquat Tree, Noun Song (Schoolhouse Rock), Morningtown Ride, We Are The Dinosaurs, Interjections (Schoolhouse Rock parody). The package also includes a songwriting gift certificate (I'll write a kids' song on a topic of your choosing!!) and a bunch of other goodies.

Sadly, I will have to pass on FKO Friday festivities because of an out-of-town business meeting....I'll be arriving on Saturday instead.

As I mentioned in Blatherchat, I've broken into my Emergency Cache of chocolate from Joey Shoji (semisweet Scharffen Berger).

Good News: My sister got a starred review for In My Mother's Arms (picture book published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, author: Sharon Jennings, my sister illustrated it) in the April issue of Quill & Quire! Very cool. Chapters has chosen the book for their May 15-Jun15 "Made In Canada" displays.

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