October 4th, 2010

My wonderful Meg kitty.

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I have many a talented friend doing many an awesome thing. In spite of this, I very rarely advertise a friend's work. For the most part, I'm not really the right channel to reach the people interested and they've usually got a handle on it.

It's with that in mind that I'd like to point you at my friend beethatbumbles's
necklace sale and earring sale.

This is certainly her simpler work. If you'd like something more elaborate, I'd encourage you to ask her if she would do it for you.

I did that about three years ago for the girl I was planning to marry and the work was absolutely second-to-none. It would have taken a phone call for a professional jeweler in LA with a very good business on Burbank (and, oh yeah, I'm related to him) to do it and I chose her work.

I don't think nearly enough people know of her work. That's part of the reason I've taken the time to mention it. The real reason though is that I'd like to share her work with you.

Speaking of weddings, my cousin is getting married this weekend!

Plus side: I'll be able to finally see him. I haven't actually seen him for over a decade. Collapse )

The unfortunate bit is that it's in San Francisco and I am not at all enthused by the concept of having to visit that city again.

Still -- it's my cousin, yeah?

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There was a Dilbert cartoon where this character stayed up all night writing a presentation. At some point, late in the evening, an Incan monkey god explained everything to him while he frantically wrote it out. The character finishes with "And now I just need to find someone who can translate his beautiful, rhyming language."

Scott Adams's take on it was "Some people really don't understand how much a lack of sleep affects them.

Part of me thinks "Hey, it could be a product of getting older." I'm choosing to think that it's a product of being sick. I've been shamefully typoing things lately. Internet brain, don't spare the rod if you catch one of those. Pretty please?

Well -- all in all, I don't think that turned out too bad. It got choppy there for a bit. I bet my tenses are all weirded out from where I was halfway through edits. Sorry about that. In true, Japanese-anime style, let me promise you that I'll do much better next time!

Or, as I once was in Junior High:
If we have unearned luck
to 'scape the serpent's tongue,
We will make amends 'ere long;
Else the Puck a liar call:
So good night unto you all.

Give me your hands, if we be friends
and Robin shall restore amends.

Postscript: I need to do something about that Secret Project. It's beginning to fester and smell.