There’s a bunch of Italian tourists around today and I love them. I know everyone shits on tourists— and don’t get me wrong, I hate the asshole ones, too!— but there’s something that I love about the earnest enthusiasm they have for where they’re visiting. I love seeing a group of people talking excitedly in another language, taking photos of places that everyone local just passes by without thinking. It’s a reminder that the mundane is a matter of perspective.
follow-up note, fires, power outages, general chaos
(...which feels like a terribly selfish thing to be complaining about when there are people losing their homes so just to be clear, I’m aware that there are other, much more devastating effects of the fires and this is just a small personal rant. It’s also a small piece of me processing regular life against a backdrop of uncertainty.)
fires, power outages, general chaos
Early in september some friends of mine and I picked this weekend to plan a trip to a corn field maze, which is something I’ve always wanted to do! But now everything is on fire and the power might be shut off at the place we were going :/ (the city is on the list affected but I can’t find any info on specific areas). Did not expect this weekend to erupt into pure fucking chaos! I just want to spend a couple hours hopelessly lost in some corn.
PG&E, un-transcribed screenshots (source linked to)
Some things I found very telling from the Wikipedia page for PG&E.
trying to gauge interest for a small LGBT creative collective
it would be for LGBT peeps who Make Things (visual arts, performative arts, writing, coding of any kind) that are not part of a company or another big collective. I want to help build a network of people that can uplift each other and their work.
I can offer:
- a small mailbox under the main domain
- a subdomain
- a spot in the main domain, which would be a directory of creators
Marking when something is a joke or sarcasm or ironic is super helpful for me and a lot of other Autistic people.
Sometimes things aren't clear, or I even recognize something as a common joke formula but am unsure what it means in the context.
You can use cws or even add /s for sarcasm or
/j for a joke
That way you can mark certain lines or parts of your post specifically
plant-based non-binary entity living in a nexus of awake and dreams.
drawing messages from the Elsewhere.
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