I need some happy pills today. The good complaint is that I have lots of work coming in at the moment. The bad complaint is that it is coming all at once. Today I am copy editing for a start-up that is launching in a couple of weeks’ time, and as usual the work needs to be done by… yesterday 😉. Add to that the pressure of “prettifying” a text that has already been attempted by someone else. The client expectations are high, and thus a 2,000 word text will become a two-day job. – My MO on high-pressure days is to concentrate intensely on my work for 45 minutes at a time, with short distractions in between. Thus, a RAPS reveal is the ideal distractor, dipping in and out to see whether there are comments I can reply to. And so I present my latest creation.
I made this RAPS specifically as a surprise gift for Sarah-Lena over on Twitter. She provided the inspiration to this RAPS with a recent tweet
although I see now that I had originally meant to go for a “Vitamin RA” theme. Never mind, it sparked the creative inspiration, and that’s what counts. RA is my happy pill.
No side effects. Well, or let’s say there are no side effects detrimental to your health.
And freely available, over the counter and without prescription. My German-speaking readers might enjoy this closer look at the inside of the shrine. The background paper comes from a vintage advertising insert in a 1892 edition of (long-defunct) German humour (…) and satire magazine Die Fliegenden Blätter. Those antique ads are absolute GOLD!!!
So whenever needed, a look at this shrine will hopefully provide Sarah-Lena with the little boost of happiness that a brilliant smile will bring.
It even works remotely – I am feeling better already. 😊
Wherever you are, whatever you do, I hope your day will be a successful one!
And now back to copyediting I go!