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I love you so
you show me things I want to know
you help me make my way round town
and every week I burn you down

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spider plant, spider plant

does whatever a spider can't

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starting to realize that when I run out of spoons, it's often because I am inadvertently running a fucking Spoon Library, with 80% of the stock checked out to others at any given moment... and no overdue fees.

first night of the season below zero C. heat in apartment building is out. halp

German Chocolate Cake is named for a man, not the country. Samuel German developed a formulation of dark baking chocolate that came to be used in the cake recipe.

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sampin' wampin' morjin' son-of-a-bleshclobble

Ok I just went to look up Hamlet on Wikipedia and I'm losing my entire shit at this painting from 1778?

The focal point is his entire ass? He's wearing a thong bodysuit? What is going on???

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Oregon exploding whale.

The Oregon Historical Society has realized the importance of this historical event and released a HD REMASTERED version of the video, taken from the original 16mm film!!!!

now that ProtonMail allows for easy import of old mail, i managed to lay my hands on my email backups.

i will now have all my emails since 2003 in one place. (the rest, 1994 through the start of the Gmail era, were very sadly lost a long, long time ago)

Destroy competition with free service, when there is no more competition, demand money for service. #Google

yikes, spanner was down for a while there due to extremely unexpected and hard-to-detect fallout from an OS upgrade. we apologize for any inconvenience

feeling low today again despite my news fast. this is what's cheering me up.

i have used digital wellbeing on my phone and Leechblock NG on my desktop to disable the birdsite.


doomscrolling has been fucking with me. i have survivor's guilt for leaving the States before all this awful shit went down. i'm worried for all my friends and family.

but last night i finalized the scene list for my novel, and today i wrote a lot of words to catch up on my large deficit.

staying positive.

The EU Council is pushing for encryption backdoors to messenger apps such as WhatsApp and Signal to fight terrorism (German article):

Despite the fact that errors of investigation in Austrian authorities had made the attack possible in the first place and not a lack of digital surveillance powers. Politicians must start to understand that more surveillance will not lead to more security. That's why we fight any attempt for an encryption backdoor:


Microsoft Word is a roguelite because there's no permadeath but you can lose all your progress up to a certain point and you do encounter random enemies, such as control characters suddenly appearing when you save, or curly quotes.

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