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The best thing today

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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Thu July 19th, 2012, 11:00 pm

Best thing today - no euthenization, no car accidents. First Thursday this month unmarred by disaster.

Well, so far anyway ...
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.
---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Fri July 20th, 2012, 8:20 am

The dinner with the new group I joined was fun.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Sat July 21st, 2012, 1:45 am

Took Elijah cat back to the SPCA today and am alone with Soloman (who may get a new name, if he inspires me to one). This little guy is so lovely I can't stand it.

Pot of vegetable stew slow cooking and smelling so good right now. Housecleaning and guests for dinner tomorrow. Velvet-pawed affection going on. Successful, crazily busy week at work. Chilling in my cheery home and reveling in gratitude. I do miss Siddy-La, but there are so many blessings here.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Tue July 24th, 2012, 12:34 am

Baby kit has a new name ...
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue July 24th, 2012, 6:43 am

Aw, he's very cute.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue July 24th, 2012, 8:49 am

He's sweet. Looking mischievous!
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Tue July 24th, 2012, 11:50 am

Love it! And I know what you are saying. The amount of feedback we have received because of Padfoot's name has been amazing. I will swear to you that people now think anytime you mention a piece of your life, you are rolling out the red carpet for comments. It's annoying as all get out!

However I love his name and I think it fits perfectly. Just to add my opinion to the red carpet :-)
Brenna

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue July 24th, 2012, 1:11 pm

I love Padfoot's name!
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Tue July 24th, 2012, 7:53 pm

That's a lovely name for a cute kitty.

My best thing is that my new novel is finally out on eBook today.
Links if anyone wants them. Amazon. Barnes & Noble. Smashwords.

Edited to add: for three days only a sale price of $0.99

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Thu July 26th, 2012, 2:02 am

The name Padfoot has a very crisp, sweet evocative feel to it, I have always liked it. Gossamer could be a padfoot himself, he has tiny, soft, really warm tootsies. :)

The older I get, the more I find people essentially telling me "You're doing it wrong" about, basically, life itself. It appears to be related to my never having remarried, had kids, done the thing we're all "supposed" to do, so there gets to be more and more instruction for me the farther down the road I get. What's interesting is that this isn't coming from my family, but from friends and lesser acquaintances. One or two in particular are the sort who find opinionated people (and being opinionated) invigorating or bracing.

The older I get, the less "invigorating" opinions are to me. I prefer courage, conviction, and energy spent on being interested and interesting, by a stunningly wide margin.

Today marked one more step in a process of difficult things relating to one HELL of a difficult thing, and I was able to respond to that (and the nasty headache) with some pretty good productivity. As I type, Gossamer is curled up under my left forearm, his paws on the laptop and touching the underside of my wrist, his head silky buttery smooth, and his warmth tucked in safely by my hip. Life is far from the worst it could be, and I'm grateful.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



***



http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor


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