I am not...I am not the damsel in distress. I am not some case. I have to work this. I've lived in a cave for 5 years in a world where they killed my kind like cattle. I am not going to be cut down by some monster flu. I am better than that. What a wonder...how very scared I am.

Fred ,'A Hole in the World'


F2F5: I forget that everyone isn't us

Plan what to do, what to wear (you can never go wrong with a corset), and get ready for the next BuffistaCon.

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Zenkitty - Feb 01, 2020 10:29:28 am PST #12504 of 12513
Every now and then, I think I might actually be a little odd.

Javachik, oh my gosh, I hope you're feeling better and can get home soon!

Pix, thanks for letting us know!


amyth - Feb 01, 2020 12:50:14 pm PST #12505 of 12513
And none of us deserving the cruelty or the grace -- Leonard Cohen

Thank you Pix for letting us know what's going on and for pointing us here.

Javachik, all the love in the world. I hope your recovery is swift as possible and you are able to return home soon. I'm so sorry this happened on your vacation in particular, and that it happened at all. I wish I was able to be the support for you right now as you have been for me since I've been diagnosed. Sending you all the health ~ma.


Zenkitty - Feb 01, 2020 4:18:21 pm PST #12506 of 12513
Every now and then, I think I might actually be a little odd.

amyth! Good to see your pixels! I hope your recovery is going well too.


amyth - Feb 02, 2020 9:43:20 am PST #12507 of 12513
And none of us deserving the cruelty or the grace -- Leonard Cohen

Thank you Zen! I have been meaning to update here. I'm in the hospital for round 4 of chemo for at least the next few days, so I hope to do just that while I'm here.


EpicTangent - Feb 03, 2020 6:49:35 am PST #12508 of 12513
Why isn't everyone pelting me with JOY, dammit? - Zenkitty

Java, I'm so sorry to hear you've been so effectively sidelined - and on your lovely vacay too! I wish you plenty of upper-respiratory-ma, and hope you're back adventuring so soon!

amyth, so good to see you as well! Best of luck with this chemo round! Hope you bounce back easily and are home soon!


javachik - Feb 06, 2020 10:38:25 pm PST #12509 of 12513
not to be confused with java cat

Thank you, everyone! What a sweet surprise to read these messages.


Vortex - Jul 13, 2021 11:00:52 am PDT #12510 of 12513
"Cry havoc and let slip the boobs of war!" -- Miracleman

Hey all, Javachik and I are driving down for AmyPreble's memorial service this weekend. We'd love to meet up with any Buffistas who are also there. Probably too tired after the drive on Friday, but we're both free after the service for lunch or whatever. (cross posted to Beep Me)


Kate P. - Jul 13, 2021 4:28:27 pm PDT #12511 of 12513
That's the pain / That cuts a straight line down through the heart / We call it love

I really wish I could go, but we get back from our road trip tomorrow, and I'm not up for doing another long drive so soon, nor am I crazy about the idea of getting right on an airplane either. I feel like I've maxed out my risk budget for the next few weeks at least. I don't know, now I'm sort of second-guessing myself, but I think staying home is the right call. I'm really sorry to miss it, though, and to miss seeing Buffistas.


javachik - Jul 13, 2021 10:31:43 pm PDT #12512 of 12513
not to be confused with java cat

Ah that’s a bummer, Kate, but understandable. We will miss you.


amych - Jul 14, 2021 3:42:48 pm PDT #12513 of 12513
Now let us crush something soft and watch it fountain blood. That is a girlish thing to want to do, yes?

I'm looking forward to seeing y'all at the service, and fully expecting some kind of get-together to spontaneously erupt afterwards, just knowing us.


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