Archive for February, 2014

remember songfic? is that still a thing?

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

I have mixed feelings about Darius Rucker’s song ‘It Won’t Be Like This For Long,’ but I can’t deny that sometimes it’s comforting to be driving home and hear the lines “this phase is gonna fly by, if you can just hold on.”

list o’ stuff to do today

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

1. schedule haircut 2. order cat food online 3. absolutely do not stay up until midnight watching Olympics coverage 4. feed cat 5. empty out water bottles filled in case of power outage 6. dote on cat 7. wash dishes 8. write something 9. pat the cat 10. try to prepare in some small way […]

Happy Valentines Day!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

It’s the day to celebrate love, and the snow has (mostly) let up, and we still have electricity! How I want to feel today: How I actually feel today:

what fic is this?

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Sometimes I feel ambitious and write a summary before I’ve written the story. (Usually this turns out poorly, though occasionally it does remind me of how I’d intended things to go.) I didn’t remember writing a summary for my current fic, but apparently I did! “Summary: Hell’s forces expect the game to last seven years. […]

this is not how goals are supposed to work

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

January Goal: I will find a great new job and be the next to leave my workplace, knowing that the rest of the team is solid and I’ll be leaving it it good hands! February Reality: Three people have given their notice in the last two weeks; none of them are me.

thanks, AO3!

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

I’ve been striking out finding awesome fic via pinboard recently, so I’ve been working my way through other peoples’ bookmarks on AO3. (Pick a fic I like, click through to the author’s page, scroll their bookmarks.) Surprisingly successful! …and it also brings me to a mention I’ve been meaning to make about subscriptions. Every once […]

cute squared

Monday, February 10th, 2014

The fennec fox! [pic from FirstNews, taken in Drusillas Park, East Sussex]

That’s it. That’s the show.

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

[Proving that I use tumblr all wrong, here’s a post from fuck yeah sleepy hollow. Thanks, tumblr!]

Olympics video montages are my favorite

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Watched the Opening Ceremonies last night. They were long. I was glad the athletes got to sit down. The commercials made me cry (like eight times!). But the reward for getting through to the end was a very pretty music video montage (prepared by NBC, I assume, it wasn’t actually part of the ceremony). And […]


Saturday, February 8th, 2014

facebook: oh look, someone’s sent you a friend request! me: what the — who is that? facebook: you went to the same high school, wow! me: but — different years, right? like, I don’t even recognize that name facebook: you graduated the same year, that’s great! me: there were only a hundred-something people in my […]