climate change is serious, and we need to take serious, large-scale action to mitigate it.
when i say #bancars , this is shorthand. but: don't be stressing about your personal issues, *like that guardian article says*, addressing climate change is about society-wide choices. and as a society, we have chosen cars to transport us. this is not about you, or your job, or your kids.
reliance on personal automobiles needs to stop at the society level. this is not about you.
whew, we made it through another wee--- *finger to earpiece* you have got to be fucking kidding me
pick up the nearest book to you, turn to page 45. Realise that the paper you are holding is made from atoms which were forged billions of years ago, in the hearts of stars. As were the atoms which make you.
Take delight in the fact that you share this intimate connection with the Universe and everything else in it.
comment I'm not posting: "That's nice."
giving this fuckin honorary straight an education in how few fucks I give about his car access to my city rn
This place is a message… and part of a system of messages… pay attention to it! Sending this message was important to us. We considered ourselves to be a powerful culture.
sped up Moon footage looks like slapstick comedy
20 min to leave the house: forever, a wealth of time, I can read a book, watch a show, beat super ghosts n goblins, shower, and still be early.
10 min until I have to leave: I'm human garbage, I'm already late, I should just cancel every plan I've made this month until I can manage base line human function
Shout out to all the moms and dads sticking earmuffs and goggles on their kids and biking with them to school this week. You're raising the next generation of fighters in the War On Cars and we salute you ✊
*slaps roof of a container* this bad boy can fit so many foods in it
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two full years after coming to a place that has never considered serious drought as a concept, and i'm still leaving my toilet unflushed at home (on accident, now).
(for the uninitiated, it's very common to let yellow mellow at home (or even a friend's when it's Real Drought Times) - only actual negative consequences are a slightly increased buildup of mineral stuff on the bowl, so long as you flush once a day-ish.)
Audrey II is a kaiju
Drew some figures floating around in zero-G to destress the other day. Show more
honestly, it needed a lot more work, but you know what, it's not like anyone's paying me to write that shit, so, i wrote it, and decided i was done with it for now, so i posted it. and the crack editorial board decided it was fit to print.
the straights are Not Getting It, as one might expect. that's okay. https://streets.mn/2018/10/22/queering-the-streetscape
My student Charlie Kiene spent 6mo with 2 groups of World of Warcraft raid guilds undergoing mergers. One merger led to a thriving community while the other led to complete collapse. Our new #CSCW2018 paper (with Aaron Shaw) tries to explain why. https://mako.cc/copyrighteous/why-organizational-culture-matters-for-online-groups
80% of #succulents #gardening is trying to figure out if your plant is dropping leaves because it is using the nutrients for new growth/winter or if it's dropping it's leaves because it is in distress.
The other 20% is just poking the soil with your finger to determine it is the correct amount of dry (and you have no real idea what the correct amount of dry is).
resident of 55404. weather enjoyer. non-car-haver. occasional artist, permanent novice.
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