Less Miscellany Than Usual

Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest people infinite distances exist, a marvelous living side-by-side can grow up for them, if they succeed in loving the expanse between them, which gives them the possibility of always seeing each other as a whole and before an immense sky.
–Ranier Maria Rilke
from Letters to a Young Poet

(Thank you, cybrcat, for the quote)

Airborne cancerous agents can reach fetus
The article cites first-trimester damage. Many women aren’t “visibly pregnant” at that point, so the assholes who insist on smoking around non-consenting others (such as in public places) can’t claim they “don’t smoke around pregnant women.” I consider the study to justify thwacking smokers who invade my space. Unfortunately, I doubt legal authorities would agree—which is just another reason that I should be the queen of the universe.

dot_gimp_snark seems to be a hit. 🙂

Current Mood: 😴tired
Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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