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did I ever post the boulder room

the idea is, it's a room where you go to appreciate the boulder

Margaret: i have this dog, who is both long and good, and it needs a name
Margaret:

"Are you a vampire?"

The barista blinked at the question and then laughed softly, "What? No, why do you ask?"

"Um," the customer stared at their feet in the nearly empty cafe. "I saw..."

"Saw?"

"Last night."

The barista tilted their head.

"You were talking to a bat."

"Oh! That's just Juliet; she's a friend and a very good listener."

"Is... Juliet a vampire?" the customer asked hopefully, tiny fangs visible as they bit their lip.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

#SolarpunkReporting or maybe #reporting in general:

Have you heard about Solutions Journalism? Its main idea is to step beyond the regular investigative journalism and show solutions to the problem which worked in other places.

It combats news fatigue and allows people to see that they _can_ do something. It gives hope where regular journalism just exhausts us with a constant stream of bad news.

storytracker.solutionsjournali

solutionsjournalism.org/

#solarpunk #journalism

I can understand the reasons behind not being able to quote toots, but on the downside I can't boost the photo of baby goats I just saw and tag @soybomb44 so now he'll never see them. They're gone forever. No fluffy little legs or floppy ears for @soybomb44

A queer pirate crew who refer to their ship using Spivak pronouns

me: working from home gives me the opportunity to focus on tasks free from the the distractions of a noisy office!

brain:

TROUT

TROUT

LET IT ALL OUT

THESE ARE THE FISH I CAN DO WITHOUT

SALMON

I’M TALKING TO YOU

SALMON

me: cool never mind

I ought to go to the cast party, but I hate parties. I'm at an impasse.

I unlock an achievement everytime I find a gender neutral washroom

My instance is admin'ed by an app development company. That's weird. Check please.

personally I love trees, even when they jizz directly onto my immune system

Was telling colleagues about the slugs on the Tate museum, and realized I wasn't sure if I'd told y'all. They were pretty fabulous: urdesignmag.com/art/2018/12/10 (art installation; not real slugs)

Pro wrestling is confusing because you always want to see them fight but also sometimes you want to see them kiss? 🤔

american money: cotton paper. dissolves in water. pathenic
australian money: bright and colourful. has a see-through bit. tactile bumps for the vision impaired. waterproof plastic material

who wins? nobody. everybody loses under capitalism

‘Traditional masculinity’ deemed ‘harmful’ by American Psychological Association
– article: thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefin
'...The American Psychological Association (APA) officially labeled “traditional masculinity” as “harmful” in a new report.

The label is in the report titled “Guidelines for the Psychological Practice with Boys and Men,” a first of its kind for the association, which was featured in the January issue of “Monitor on Psychology” magazine.

“Traditional masculinity ideology has been shown to limit males’ psychological development, constrain their behavior, result in gender role strain and gender role conflict and negatively influence mental health and physical health,” according to an excerpt in the 36-page report...'

the .pdf report: apa.org/about/policy/boys-men-

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