I’m as excited about the Covid vaccine as anyone, but THIS is huge news. https://academictimes.com/first-vaccine-to-fully-immunize-against-malaria-builds-on-pandemic-driven-rna-tech/
When I ask for song recommendations, I want one really perfect one, maybe two. If you give me a whole playlist you're asking me to stop everything for like an hour. 🤣 I know, it's odd. But it's real!
I'd love to know all the songs and bands y'all know. But I just don't have the time. :(
Music isn't background for me. And so, weirdly, it's my intense love of it that makes me less well-versed in it than most. I can't just have a constant playlist going, discovering new stuff, music all the time while I drive. Music is What I'm Doing, so long as it's playing.
Both these rare quirks I share with my father. He and I would sometimes make random remarks to each other about the lyrics of a song playing in a restaurant, and everyone else at the table would be baffled by the seeming non sequitur.
This is one of those things, like my enjoyment of rising early, that I just rarely find in another person, and so when I do it's weirdly affirming. It's nice to know it's not something *wrong* with me like so many of my other traits; it's just... a thing. A quirk.
If a song does not have words, I can *choose* to have it on while I write if it matches the mood as perfectly as soundtrack to a film. But I can also simply sit and listen to instrumental music and do nothing else, for a half hour at a time, easily.
Sometimes randomly I share my YouTube Happy Places. I went back to this fave today (the woman in the striped dress in the front row is pure sunlight for the soul).
P.S. My baby has now been born, and it looks like a baby, and not like the fruit of some unholy congress between an iguana and a raisin.
Hello. I am giving birth in a movie. My day was going very normally until suddenly: GASP! It's TIME! Jim better floor it and run all the red lights so this baby doesn't zip out of me like a weasel on a waterslide before we get to the hospital!
Hello. I am an author on a television show. My agent stops by with baked goods and is also my best friend and the book I wrote last month is now published and a best…
World Fantasy, Nebula, Tiptree finalist repped by Russ Galen. Queer, mom, BPD, gamer, liberal, language nerd.
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