Who Does She Think She Is?

For Roberto…

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A Quote For Roberto

Posted by Joni in About Him, Love

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“You’ll get over it…” It’s the clichés that cause the trouble. To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because ‘it” is the person you loved. The pain stops, there are new people, but the gap never loses. How could it? The particularness of someone who mattered enough to grieve over is not made anodyne by death. This hole in my heart is in the shape of you and no-one else can fit it. Why would I want them to?”

~ Jeanette Winterson (Written on the Body)

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A Book Review and a History Lesson

Posted by Joni in Bookish, Culture, Current Events, Serbia

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I went Googling for a good book review of Diana Johnstone’s Fool’s Crusade, because it is my most-recommended book to anyone wishing to learn what really happened during the NATO bombings of the 1990s without the spin and cover-up by mainstream media, paticularly U.S. media. I found this great review by Louis Proyect.

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A Cat Waits

Posted by Joni in Cats

This is standard operating procedure at our house morning, noon and night.

Sunny: “It’s 8:00 a.m. and we don’t got no stinkin entrees?”

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A Note on the STS 107 Mission

Posted by Joni in Current Events

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I found this at the Mission Status section of the Kennedy Space Center web site.

Shuttle Columbia continues to perform well on its SPACEHAB microgravity research mission. On the medical research front, work with the bone and prostate cancer studies continued in the Bioreactor Demonstration System, and crewmembers participated in experiments for the Physiology and Biochemistry suite….

(Emphasis added.)