miserelysia said: On the one hand, I am very glad I don’t have to deal with tornadoes. They feature in a lot of my natural-disaster-related nightmares. On the other hand, I have not seen nor heard a good rain-and-thunderstorm in MONTHS I AM IN WITHDRAWAL
We had a Labor day storm once when I was in high school and we’re pretty sure it was a tornado. It was one of the few times I was actually really scared. But yeah, I mean, I can watch movies like Twister and Night of the Twisters and Wizard of Oz and all… but yeah, they’re fucking terrifying because it could be going away from you one minute and the next, BAM, it’s right on top of you. SOMETIMES we get them here in NY but it’s VERY rare. We just get a lot of warnings and watches but they rarely touch down and rarely stay for long.
OMG I WISH YOU YOUR FIRST THUNDERSTORM SOON. I know how you feel, I was feeling a bit withdrawal-y for a while myself.
naviwing said: I’m waiting for this storm to come! So far, nothing.
I wonder which way it’s moving. That would suck if it missed you, it’s a pretty fantastic storm. Actually, we had a storm last night, too, now that I think about it. But it didn’t count because it was like 2am to 5am or so. You didn’t get that one either? Rude. RUDE STORM.
Beautiful Moment #62
There was work. And then there was more work. And more work tried to piss me off but then I didn’t let it.
Guys. I didn’t let it.
So then I went to the park and I rollerbladed.
And thought up a song fic about McDanno to the tune of Idiot Boyfriend.
And then I went to the store and bought food. Which is pretty awesome. Shopping late at night means no idiots and no kids running around blocking stuff. Also, I got fresh green beans and snow peas and cantaloupe. Mmmm.
And now there is a storm in full effect and I fucking love storms. I thought it was going to hit while I was in the store but it held out for me. So. That’s pretty awesome.
In essence, by entire day was actually a beautiful moment. Good things happened. Bad things tried to happen but I resisted. And now I’m going to finish it off by reading and cuddling with my dog who is in my bed because she is terrified of storms.
Alles ist gut.
Beautiful Moment #61
On the one hand, storms are pretty scary because lightning and thunder just sounds kind of creepy if you think about it (though, we might have been conditioned to that via scary movies) and tornadoes are scary (like actually scary, I’m kind of terrified of tornadoes) and hurricanes can do a shitton of damage and… yeah. All that jazz.
But then… rain… and wind… and the way the sky lights up when lightning flashes. Like, all it’s showing you is stuff you already know is there, but it seems magical because it’s night and you shouldn’t be able to see stuff, like clouds, and trees in perfect detail, but there you have it, thank you lightning for that moment of perfect clarity.
And when it’s heat lightning, omg, that shit is gorgeous. I’ve gone outside during heat lightning and just laid on the driveway staring up at the sky. It was magnificent.
In other words, the storm has finally hit my place of dwelling and it is very nice. I am pleased.
Why aren’t more people freaking out about the new Venezuelan labor law?
!!!!! My uncle got me a mug with titles of books which had at one time been banned.
Also: I had no idea that was the full title of Darwin’s Origin of Species. I went and did a little research and he apparently believed in that “superior race” bullshit. The more you know.