Food Show more
TIL that Chicken of the Sea's sardines in sriracha aren't pulling any punches. ._.
Yesterday I visited Lambert House, a community center for LGBTQ youth, for the first time to drop off some stuff. I had no idea the place existed until recently even though my first apt in Seattle was just a few blocks away.
There were a bunch of young folks just hanging out and enjoying being themselves and I walked away wishing there had been somewhere like that when I was growing up. I also might have turned into a big wet blanket about the whole thing. It was so cool to see.
Real grumpy /money anxiety Show more
Oh great, the other freelancer decided to just fucking charge the client 3x for my work despite me saying not to. I'm super looking forward to explaining and dealing with this situation.
Seriously fucking pissed about this.
ADHD Resources? Show more
In my ongoing quest to understand my brain or at least be able to play nicely with it, ADHD is increasingly sounding like something worth investigating.
Does anyone have recommended resources for self-assessment and just learning about ADHD in general? Open to boosts, but I didn't want to start by slapping this on the public timeline.
Friendly reminder that the Blackbirds' Guide to Multiplicity exists. http://www.karitas.net/blackbirds/layman/
If you're questioning about plurality, or if you're plural for sure and need to explain it to singlets you're coming out to, do recommend.
Things to avoid as a parent (sui mention, -) Show more
- Don't tell your young children how much you hate children and don't enjoy having kids.
- Don't tell your kids that you stayed in a horrible, abusive relationship because of them
- When your kid tells you that they're suicidal, don't tell them, "Oh, I feel like that too sometimes."
-When your kid asks, "What's the point of being alive?" according to the religion you've been shoving down their throat from day 1, have a good answer.
re: Family 🤷 Show more
On a related note, I'm sure I've said things on here that could make the spouseband look bad.
He's an incredible, thoughtful, and compassionate person, and we've both grown so much since we met each other 6 years ago. Our relationship has been the healthiest one I've ever experienced, and it's only gotten better as we've spent more time together and invested energy in it.
I'm incredibly fortunate to share as much time as I do with him and I'm a better person for it.
Family 🤷 Show more
Whenever my dad reads a book about healthy interpersonal relationships, boundaries, or trauma, I get another call and week to monthlong sprinkling of apologies.
I'm glad he's learning about this stuff and working to build healthier relationships. I know I need to do it too, when and where I can find the time and energy.
I can't enjoy being alive if the spouseband lets loose an exasperated sigh while he's doing the dishes because I feel like such a burden even though it's untrue.
Oh... the part I need isn't in this easy access duffle...
Welp. *proceeds to disassemble half the v-berth to reach the other duffle.*
[1/3] Seattle Area PSA: Trans Pride Safety Bulletin (cw: white nationalists) Show more
There's a Trump rally scheduled at the same time as Seattle Trans Pride, likely intending to disrupt the event.
Here's the info I've found:
• They're likely meeting at 4th and Columbia downtown & will march from there
• The hosting group has connections with known white nationalist movements
• The Gender Justice League is aware of this and is requesting donations for additional private security for Seattle Trans Pride
MH (-) Show more
Ah yes, I've hit the stage of: "The only thing that sounds enjoyable is sitting somewhere and watching animals go about their lives."
Help for a woman trying to get back to work Show more
So, a relative who has been out of work for a number of reasons, including depression, has been working selling children’s books in English from home. Small income but done with great passion.
One of the issues is handling inventory and orders: she has a huge inventory and has no idea of what he has in stock so ends up ordering “blind”.
I set her up with a web-based CRM (SugarCRM) but it is unwieldy and buggy.
Any suggestions? No cloud
What do you see? ☀️ Show more
Think about what you're really seeing when you look at the trees.
Somewhere in the heart of our nearest star, hydrogen atoms fused together to make helium. The energy released from that created light.
That light then spent a hundred thousand years ricocheting around inside the Sun, bouncing off atom after atom. When it eventually reached the surface, it flew away into space at 299792 km per second, speeding across 150 million km in just 8 minutes, to a small blue planet.
That sunlight then hit a leaf, having some of its colours absorbed to nourish the tree, and the remaining green light was reflected away. The reflected light found its way to your eye, where it was focused onto your retina to form an image. That image was then transferred through your optic at 875000 bits per second to your brain which took just 13 milliseconds to parse it.
Everything you've ever experienced is an amazing and intricate collection of wonders and improbabilities.
For years I saw this car in my neighborhood, assuming its owner simply attached some pre-printed ornamental foil.
Then one day recently, I saw this young lady squatting in front of it, edding marker in hand, carefully adding line for line.
And I realized: the whole sprawling floral madness of sea-horses, algae and jellyfish is completely handmade!
Kudos, unknown neighbor – this is what determination looks like.
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