SOME WHERE OUT THERE ARE PEOPLE JUST LIKE US--AFROGEEKS: BLACK PEOPLE WHO LOVE BUFFY AND STARS WARS, WHO HAVE THEIR OWN FOLDER AT THE COMIC BOOK SHOP, WHO THOUGHT LIVING COLOUR (THE BAND, NOT THE SHOW) WAS THE BOMB, WHO ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW WHERE THE BLACK ELVES WERE IN D&D. AND NOW WE HAVE KIDS.
Today I got my first royalty check for Conversations with Octavia Butler. Completely unexpected and considerably more than I suspcted a royalty check might be. It definitely put a good spin on what was threatening to turn into a crapoy kind of a day. Most of it will go to responsible adult things, but I clearly I deserve a new pair of shoes. I have my eye on these: