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PLUME BOOM, aka the Living With Volcano update


PLUME BOOM, aka the Living With Volcano update: last night the air smelled distinctly sulfurous, and I've had a scratchy sore throat and the tireds pretty much since things started, but moreso the past several days. My windows are closed in case of ashfall over here after that 30,000 foot ash plume I'm sure you all heard about. I'm lucky-- despite being 14 miles from the nearest liquid hot mmmagma fissure, things tend to go away from my area rather than toward it. I admit I'm still nervous about earthquakes (do you ever get over that after your first big one? actual question for those of you with XP) but any big boulders from the water table steam explosion we keep anxiously waiting for should land in the volcano park, not on me, and my house roof ought to keep out any pebbles that make it further.

I'm working on orders but I'll admit that driving around makes me nervous too, so I'm not going out to the post office as often as I should. Just a heads up.
I have been thinking about volcano-inspired scents a lot lately, can't imagine why. What evokes volcanoes to you, besides sulfur and cinnamon? I want to name something PLUME BOOM, because I guess I'm five years old and rhyming rocks. Fight me. 

Why the delay? This: ZOMG supplies had a lot of shipping damage due to bad packing.

I'm unhappy to report that I've discovered a lot of leakage and loss of supplies in my ingredients bottles and some pre-mixed batches of scent due to bad packing from the full-service packing company-- bottles on their sides, boxes stuffed into the crate to fit the most (which I appreciate in theory) while ignoring "this [...]

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ZOMG's on a BOAT. Shipping stuff ~April 11-12?

The entire catalog-- past, present, and supplies for the future-- of ZOMG is on a boat as I write this, coming slowly but sweetly toward port... and me. I expect to have it delivered around April 10th, and hopefully unpacked and ready to go enough that orders that have chosen to wait will start going [...]

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Not dead, just asleep (actually, strep and moving). Click for tl;dr!

Dear friends: the shop is back up! There was a super mundane billing snafu.Why I've been so quiet: I got really sick for a disgustingly long time and then life happened really hard while Ciara kept shipping everything just fine, but no one got answered when they asked me questions about it.tl;dr long version: I [...]

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