Saturday, March 31, 2012


This week - like any other event week - has just flown by. I thought I posted Wednesday, but I just saw that it had been Monday.

Pardon the absence.

I have to speak at the event I am putting on Tuesday. I have no problem with public speaking but I am not usually comfortable with the spotlight on me. At the events I am in charge of, I make everyone else get up and speak while I run around like a hamster spinning the wheels to make sure everything gets done.

This time around, I realized that we didn't have anyone to speak about their own mental health experiences or what the organization meant to them ... or anyone to ask people for money.

Somehow I have managed to sandwich that into five minutes. (And no, I am not going to use the word "Fuck" in my speech. I save that kind of talk for the office.)

Now I worry about falling on the way up to the podium, spilling coffee...etc.

Cross your fingers for me. I'll be much more relaxed (hopefully) after Tuesday.

Also, thanks so very much to everyone who has sent me well wishes and donations for this cause. If you missed that post and still want to contribute a buck or two, visit here.

PS I stole this awesome LOLcat from my long-lost sister twin at Rainbows and Unicorns. 
Check out her blog, she is fantastic!

PPS This is post #700. Wow. I had no idea I had that much to say.


Darth Weasel said...

you will nail it. much luck on many funds.

On a completely unrelated note, we need to get together soon. I have something for you in my pocket...and no, it will not make Mr. RK jealous. For any reason.

Claire said...

Fingers firmley crossed! Am sure you'll ace it, sweetie!

Lynn said...

Hmmm - there'll be sensible shoes that day, yes? You will be awesome, as usual. xo

Anonymous said...

700 posts! Congrats. I am on 47, and I thought that was something to be proud of.

Granny Annie said...

Oh I hope you do not slip with the "F" word in your speech!

It appears your blog posts peaked in 2009 and you're slowing down. You better get busy if you're going to match my number of posts by your 7th year! Or, forget the competition and keep doing your own thing. You do it so F-ing well.

LL Cool Joe said...

I could do with a t-shirt that says "FUCK YOU - I AM MAN".

Fingers crossed!!!

G. B. Miller said...

Just so that you know, any blog recommendation from you automatcially gets followed and subscribed to sans an initial read through.

As for the lovely word FUCK, one should alwaus remember Van Halen's F.U.C.K. album that garnered a lot of negative press and caused more than a few kids to get suspended from school for wearing their t-shirt with the acronym F.U.C.K.

Which to refresh your memory stood for:





As for public speaking, knock 'em dead cowgirl.

Scarlet said...

Ha! Cute cat, first of all...and I'm sure you'll do fine. As you mentioned you do have much to say and it's all good or funny and always witty and informative. I'm rooting for you, RK!

Logical Libby said...

Don't picture them naked. You'll laugh. Instead, picture them dancing.

Anonymous said...

Sistahhhh! thankyou, your kindness will be repayed in the form of rainbow sprinkled merangues.. with which i will eat and then tell you how good they tasted.
fuck yes!

Dr. Cynicism said...

Best of luck! Not that you need it; you'll kick ass. ESPECIALLY if you say fuck and give a speech entirely made of LOLcats :-))))

A Beer for the Shower said...

COngrats on the 700th post and best of luck with the speaking! Remember to respect the microphone's personal space.

Riot Kitty said...

Thanks everybody ;)

Shionge said...

After the initial five minutes I'm sure you'll be fine :D

Marnie said...

You'll do amazing I'm sure! Have fun!

John McElveen said...

Congrats on the 700th.....and you are SO GOING to bust your ASS!

I want pics!

You know you will nail it! Is this the device one? You know.....Plug it in Pug it in?


Riot Kitty said...

S: It was a five minute speech :) But it went well.
John and Marnie, thanks!

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