December 6th, 2011

krazy koati

There comes a song like this

Friday morning of the con I woke up and checked my phone to see if someone had arrived. Not bunny_hugger; she'd be later in the day. roofae instead.

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A small thing I noticed as we were leaving the dance: one of the animal rescue people was holding up the white-and-black-spotted rabbit, who still looked as if it had no idea why it was getting so much attention from so many people who were so strange, and rocking its forepaws back and forth, to the beat. So the rescued rabbit could dance better than I could, even if it had more direct physical aid than did I.

Trivia: The second-stage thrust chamber in the rocket booster used for Vanguard's TV-3 launch had been test-fired for only fifty seconds, compared to the 200 seconds which would be required for a successful launch, but the accelerated post-Sputnik schedule permitted no further testing. Source: Project Vanguard: The NASA History, Constance McLaughlin Green, Milton Lomask.

Currently Reading: Fifty-Nine In '84: Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball, And The Greatest Season A Pitcher Ever Had, Edward Achorn.

PS: How Did Friday The 13th Get A Chance? Not the movies, the other kind.