It needs to steep a bit, like tea, in accordance with the New Model Process, but I also owe this novella to an editor by the end of this month.
Here's a wordful thought about the inanities of the English language.
Matriarch and patriarch have strongly parallel meaning. Matrimony and patrimony definitely do not. Rematriate doesn't mean anything so far as I'm aware, but repatriate has a meaning independent of the previous usages. I telll you this today, brethren and cistern, because it's true.
See some of y'all around the joint this weekend. If any of my readers whom I only know as LJ handles are there (I'm looking at you, burgereater), please introduce yourself.