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15 June 2009 @ 11:18 am
best. friends. EVER.  

I just got a package in the mail from the redoubtable Blue Haired Angie. This is always a fun thing, so I opened it quite happily, and discovered within the two Beauty and the Beast comics Wendy Pini did based on the late 1980s television show. And I thought, “AWWW,” and smiled a lot, because that was very wonderful and thoughtful of Angie, and well, she couldn’t possibly know that I already owned them. So I plunked down happily to read the note that Angie sent along with the comics and halfway through the note I went… *!!!!!!* and opened them and

OH MY GOD THEY’RE SIGNED

I have the best friends *ever*. EVER. Apparently Angie found them three days before Wondercon and knew Wendy would be there, and SQUEEEEEE! BEST. FRIENDS. *EVER*. <3 <3 <3

On another topic entirely (fivethree things make a post!), I was doing Pilates this morning and although I realize it’s anthropomorphizing, I swear sometimes my random shuffle on the MP3 player does things on purpose. There’s a coda from the Young Guns II soundtrack that ended up on my playlist, just one line by Keifer Sutherland: “You rode a fifteen year old boy straight to his grave, and the rest of us straight to hell.”

Which, this morning, was followed immediately by “Walk Through the Fire” from Buffy. I love it when that happens. :)

In case you missed the Friday posting, I’m running an experiment, and have put an Old Races (Janx and Daisani) short story up for commission through fundable.com. All the details are here, but I wanted to mention it again because I posted it kind of late on Friday and because the commission is now halfway to goal, which is kind of (okay, VERY) exciting. :)

Okay. Tons of work to do today (ranging from housecleaning to revising to making BBQ sauce and macaroni salad because we found pork ribs! yay!), so I’m going to toddle off quite happily and work and think of how splendid my friends are and just. Yeah. Thank you, Angie, and everybody who’s participated in the commission so far, and…just yeah. Thank you all. You’re awesome.

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
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martyn44martyn44 on June 15th, 2009 10:51 am (UTC)
I love it, just love it when the shuffle comes up with a combination that just makes you go 'What the . . .', something so right that you just melt but would never have thought of it yourself. Of course, if the machine really was intelligent it would do that even more often.
karistan: nice surprisekaristan on June 15th, 2009 11:04 am (UTC)
Yes, I agree that music players DO do things on purpose! I'm convinced my little Sansa is contrary and gets pissy when I keep skipping songs on shuffle that I really ought to have deleted. But, it sometimes lumps all my favorite songs together just when I think I want to hear them to make up for it.
Childlightchildlight on June 15th, 2009 01:39 pm (UTC)
There have been a couple of times I have wodered if you were a fan of BATB.
kitmizkit on June 15th, 2009 02:08 pm (UTC)
For example, perhaps, in the scene in HEART OF STONE which is taken directly from the first BatB episode? :)
anthony_lionanthony_lion on June 15th, 2009 04:03 pm (UTC)
Please don't tell my sister about those comics...
She have just about everything WP has ever published(Some of it in 3 languages, too), but as far as I know, nothing that has been signed.

How I know she's got all that stuff?
I've read it all...

sammywolsammywol on June 15th, 2009 04:33 pm (UTC)
Hooray for great friends!

and RIBS!!!!!!
The Angel of Vengeanceesmerel on June 15th, 2009 05:06 pm (UTC)
<-- tick from 49 to 50 ;)