*taps mic* ope, is this thing on?
it is extremely cold in the office. does this mean it's scarf season?
boost to restore order to the federated TL
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TIL Penny’s is owned (part-owned?) by Dean Phillips, who’s running against Eric Paulsen this year. I’ve always kinda disliked Penny’s for being kind of pretentious in an unearned fashion, but now I feel better about going there, sort of?
and if you just get one or two follows, that also doesn’t mean we’re not pals, it just means i probably know you from just one or two of those contexts! :)
so if you get a follow from me but like 4x i’m sorry, but also that’s a way of saying “i think you’re really cool and feel like i want to see your posts in multiple of these contexts!”
relatedly, i’m finding myself explaining why i have 4 accounts (fmrly 3, fmrly 2) now:
one for general interest
one for local folks
one private alt for snark and stream-of-consciousness stuff
and one for a conference i’m going to that has their own instance
The NYT social media policy is like “don’t post anything you wouldn’t put in print” which is why I am only posting awoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
me, two months ago: “idk, mastodon was cool for awhile and i met some awesome folks but then i missed local twitter and they missed their local twitter so we all went back”
me, now: “holy h*ck everyone moved to mastodon so i guess we can all be here now??”
good to have you here, old friends and new!
biking down washington ave today, someone was saying kind things about people’s hats and helmets. it made me smile.
55413. extremely jaded and incredibly burned-out. tech organizer trying to make things less awful. unpaid shill for café alma at immense cost to me.
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