If you haven't checked out Low Tech Magazine, you *really* need to. https://www.lowtechmagazine.com/
At first, it seemed nothing much. A loose bolt here. A disconnected wire there. Missing cookies. People joked about gremlins, till I saw one.
It ignored me, chewing on a fuse before tossing it aside.
"Hey! Stop that!"
It hissed and fled, as an alarm sounded.
The reactor fault wasn't critical, and we avoided a meltdown. Luckily. Deep space evacuations never go well.
Since then, we keep a jar of cookies by the reactor core. It's worked so far.
The faeries had been generous.
My table was constantly piled high with the best food, my clothing always fit perfectly, my shoes never pinched or rubbed my feet.
Anyone who knows anything about fairies knows you never accept gifts from them or eat their food, lest you be trapped and beholden to them.
But I decided since I was trapped in my apartment anyway, what the heck.
So far all they'd asked for in return was my Netflix password.
You matter not because of what you did, what you know, where you went, or who you've met.
You matter because of who you are.
You matter because you are.
You matter because you exist. Right now, where you are.
You are a living, breathing, thinking, feeling person. You matter, on that basis alone.
Everything after that is extra.
Never let anyone tell you you do not matter.
No-one. Not even yourself.
I do daily tarot drawings for the Mastodon community as a whole. If you want a heads up on whether you’re gonna get a lot of boosts today, or whether the timeline is going to be slow, check in here!
For all you glasses wearers who steamed up with your mask on and missed this :)
How to stop your glasses steaming up with a face mask on
"I’m here to prove that operating as a non-profit is viable, better for everyone involved, and should be the default way to do business." https://ziglang.org/news/announcing-zig-software-foundation.html
Just because it's kind of a neat story that I happened to remember today.
"There’s much more luck in life than we can comfortably realize." https://t.co/DDBxatZrpc
Universal Basic Income experimental programs now appear to be getting under way. Hope it works!
Gennica Cochran is the kind of hero the world needs right now.
In one of the arenas which has made 2020 so intense, anyway.
OFFICER: the victims were dismembered and sacrificed on an altar made of antlers
DETECTIVE: dear god
OFFICER: most likely yes
Last week tonight with John Oliver on the police.
A way to access the Fediverse, for attendees of Penguicon, an annual convention of science fiction, open source software, and all geeky interests, in Southfield, Michigan, USA.
Convention info: https://penguicon.org