Because I experience an immediate visceral response to video. I cried all day over the massacre in Colorado. Interviews with the victims and their families… So tragic. Makes you want to hold your children, your spouse, your parents close.
I’ve learned this from my husband – sports is a happy place most of the time. The weather may not be necessarily be happy, but it’s neutral in the sense that it’s not something we do to each other. Weather is weather and it is what it is.
I was quite the worry-wart as a child. Of course I come by this trait naturally. First, I’m Jewish. Second, my father didn’t shelter us from any piece of bad news– past, present or possible future. He felt we should be prepared for jack-boots on the stairs in the dark of night.
Which is why, I suppose, I anticipate a looming apocalypse, zombie or otherwise, while hubby, who lived a sheltered childhood, skips blithely along worrying only about… Hmmm, he doesn’t really worry about much of anything.
My husband says I mention him way too much, but he’s an interesting person and always upbeat.
Oh… just finished Casey Wyatt’s new book – The Undead Space Initiative. You all know I’m not a reviewer, but I’ve been waiting for this book for over a year – when it was still a work in progress. Well, it’s out and it’s damn good. Here you go:
Cherry Cordial, vampire stripper extraordinaire, spectacularly messes up her life with a single act of kindness. How could she have known when she rescued gorgeous rogue Ian McDevitt that she would be implicated in the vampire queen’s murder? Soon, she faces the wrath of the entire vampire community. To escape retribution, she joins a settlement program to colonize Mars. Her choices are grim: hurtle through space to the red planet to face the unknown and possible death, or stay on Earth and face certain annihilation. To make things even more complicated, a certain gorgeous rogue seems to be shadowing her every move…