Shall I eat a painkiller? I'm sore. Usually I save them for trying to sleep. Tonight as I set out to sleep I'll probably be sore and worried, even apart from the news I'm still waiting for on whether that guy is still going to be conducting the chorus tomorrow night (opening night, known as "Returning Members" night). I feel silly even holding out hope that they'll invoke the contingency plan they have in place but set up for if more victims come forward (and it gets out in the news) (or whatever other thing might happen, like he leaves town, or gets convicted [unlikely], or I-dunno). Are they going to wait until 2 hours before rehearsal to tell us?
Anyway, the thing I'm worrying about besides that is that I caught my beloved lovey cat drinking a lot of water this afternoon. He'd apparently drunk a good bit, and then he drank a good bit more, and very fast. The littler box was pretty full of fluid, but I'm not sure when I last scooped it; my schedule's been off this week. I think I was due to do it yesterday, so that could explain that. Anyway, it's not off-to-the-emergency-vet pet concern news, and this cat did have bloodwork just a few months ago (slightly high kidney numbers, but okay), so it may not be anything. And I don't think he's drunk anything again in the past coupla hours. But at the very least I'll be keeping an eye on him, and if I see any such evidence again, it'll be off to the not-emergency vet.
Now, some art, in the form of a picture of my right breast.
Did I make you look? I made it not a dirty picture by cropping it to a close-up, turning it B&W, and applying a photo manipulation technique, courtesy Prisma. I was hoping it would look more like the surface of the moon, or some other such space rock. Speaking of rocks in space, the NASA/JPL asteroid-belt-exploring probe called Dawn is going to end its mission soon, parking in orbit around Ceres or Vesta, I forget which, and remaining there indefinitely after its hydrazine runs out and it's considered dead. I took the boob pic because that vein on the surface is new, or newly more prominent. I thought some photo filtering option would make the regularly spaced pores seem like those marks on old lunar surface shots, but not crosshairs, just dots. This is pretty cool, though, for an old lady boob surface.
The left boob doesn't have a prominent vein. Yet.
Even without having breastfed any kids, my experience of my breasts has changed over the years. We have had a mutli-faceted relationship.
It hasn't started raining yet, but Lu's windchimes are goin' to town. It's cold enough I should close the door, and I suspect the cats would really like me to, but I like hearing---loud & clear through the screen door screen---the 6 pentatonic tuning D scale notes in the "mezzo" range (hear it and its cousins here---it's fun). And the crisp air is still a delightful novelty.