I think you can tell that I am trying to smile in this photo. Movember continues, as it is wont to do. The toughest part of these photos is not giving people a view into my nose holes!
The giraffe is finished except for the sanding. I had simply picked up a chunk of wood before organizing a children's game and while the game was running, I carved and waited for players to come to me with various problems. I couldn't leave the area as I had the emergency radio. Enough excuses; this was a simple project to fill in some time at work when I wasn't otherwise occupied and here is the nearly finished result. I am expecting the sanding to dim the spots somewhat.
On the InNoWriMo front, I am at around 5000 words and am ready to devote significant time to the story tonight and tomorrow. As I have time, I want to get ahead of the wordcount - 5000 after three days is exactly on track allowing for no accidents and I want some kind of cushion.