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Author Topic: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning  (Read 56892 times)

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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #500 on: 29 May 2020, 13:09 »

I find things like that comforting even when they're attached to traumatic events. Which is weird because I hate everyone.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #501 on: 29 May 2020, 14:55 »

Was it a small prescription, a prescription for wee, or a prescription *of* wee?
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #502 on: 30 May 2020, 10:04 »

I find things like that comforting even when they're attached to traumatic events. Which is weird because I hate everyone.

I'm kinda surprised it took this long really. I go in at least two or three times a month picking up mine or my parents' prescriptions. Although then I remember how many people come into my shop every day and I would never able to pick them out of a line up if I had to.

Was it a small prescription, a prescription for wee, or a prescription *of* wee?
A small prescription.  :lol:
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #503 on: 02 Jun 2020, 21:14 »

In the last week, I've attented two BLM protests, and it's been some of the most meaningful shit I've ever done. There's a certain adrenaline rush that happens when you stand between black/brown people and a line of cops, hoping to protect the former against racist violence in a town that has never been famous for treating those people well (Oakland), and coming back to my current town and participating in peaceful protests there. I won't lie and say I wasn't a little scared, but it was fuckin worth it. I realize that this is what I'm here for. I have loved the people of Oakland for a long time, and I'll be back to help them again tomorrow. They always treated me so well. Now it's my turn.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #504 on: 03 Jun 2020, 01:39 »

In the last week, I've attented two BLM protests, and it's been some of the most meaningful shit I've ever done. There's a certain adrenaline rush that happens when you stand between black/brown people and a line of cops, hoping to protect the former against racist violence in a town that has never been famous for treating those people well (Oakland), and coming back to my current town and participating in peaceful protests there. I won't lie and say I wasn't a little scared, but it was fuckin worth it. I realize that this is what I'm here for. I have loved the people of Oakland for a long time, and I'll be back to help them again tomorrow. They always treated me so well. Now it's my turn.

I hope this isn't patronising but I am so goddamn proud of you.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #505 on: 03 Jun 2020, 02:03 »

I hope this isn't patronising but I am so goddamn proud of you.

it feels nice to do something rather than sit on my fuckin ass for once.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #506 on: 08 Jun 2020, 08:04 »

There is a male turkey in my backyard. I can;t get a good picture of him unless I go outside, but I don't want to scare him away. He's beautiful, unfurled and fluffed all his feathers. I am guessing he's trying to attract a mate. He has orangish feathers on his stomach.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #507 on: 08 Jun 2020, 10:15 »

We have quite a few wild turkeys (and a guinea fowl that runs with them).  They have no fear.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #508 on: 02 Jul 2020, 13:52 »

My wife was visiting my father and decided to stay there for the duration as COVID-19 took off around our home.

For a while my dad's area had very few cases.

Now there's one in his neighborhood.
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #509 on: 09 Jul 2020, 16:52 »

After months of saving, I've gotten myself a pair brand-spanking new ZuckerGoogles, along with some upgrades to my PC to help it help me have fun with it.

Browsing through the privacy-disclaimer, I've realized that I've given old Mark Sugarmountain impressively expansive legal rights to observe everything I do with it, plant the most hilariously intrusive digital telemetry he can dream of everywhere he wants to, and to browse through pretty much anything that is stored or installed on any device I link it to (including the aforementioned PC and the eclectic collection of vintage pornography hiding amongst various defunct Windows installations).

I've managed to stay the hell away from the app of evil ever since it made first contact on this planet - and now I've paid good money for the privilege of comprehensively signing away my privacy.  :x
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Re: Blog Thread 5: A New Beginning
« Reply #510 on: 11 Jul 2020, 10:40 »

two major life events in our house.

my baby girl turns 18 today.  I'm so Happy and so Sad at the same time.

my son and his fiance eloped.  I'm happy, but still want to see the Marriage license.  I'm happily cynical?
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