1. I joined Roxanne's Art Sock Club, even though I have yet to finish a pair of socks, because how could I not want sock yarn painted to match great works of art? I hope she does this one...
2. A cognitive therapist who treated me for 7 years did his darnedest to get me to agree with his basic premise: thoughts precede emotions. Change your thoughts, change your emotional response. I didn't buy it then, and I don't buy it now. However, I shall give it a try. Herein, some thoughts I will do my darnedest to change.
a. Niacin flushes do not feel like being eaten by fire ants. They feel like ripples in a hot tub.
b. A migraine aura is not visual psychosis. It is my own personal light show.
c. Smelling sandalwood in the absence of sandalwood is not olfactory psychosis. It is a visit from Kuan Yin.
d. Librarians who want their library catalog to look 'n' feel like Amazon are not self-destructive. Instead, they are... No, wait. Librarians who want their library catalogs to look 'n' feel like MySpace are not delusional. They are... No, wait. Library directors who do not read anything except management books with titles like Dump Out Your Marbles or Shoot for the Moon do not deserve to be eaten by fire ants. Instead, they...
Help me out here.