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Like pulling teeth from a stone.
like squeezing worms from a can.
Like pulling a crossing bridge.

You can lead a student to a stone, but you can't make her squeeze the blood out of it.

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you can't make an omelette without opening a can of worms, as the saying goes

it's snowy outside, therefore completely acceptable to do the Friday work like this. In other words I have a wordcount of 900 to reach today on this essay and I am about 600ish away so it is going swimmingly.

Zoom meeting in 20, time to make a liter of tea so I have an excuse to end it after 45 minutes when I have to pee

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my pc is back from repairs and I've created a feral goblin nest cause I'm ✨ depressed ✨

It's that creative food time of the month again, this soup, stew...thing was amazing. Ah, I feel loads better about the world after that.

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Cats must find humans meowing back frustrating at times.

"There you are! It's time for my lunch please."
"The yu aaaahis tie famy lunch peas"
"No I said it's TIME for my LUNCH"
"Tie fa lumpch"
"No human it is time for MY LUNCH"
"itis itis itis LUNCH happy happy danger"
"Fucksake just give me my biscuits"

family- 

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It's okay to feel joy right now. Don't feel guilty for not being stressed out by something for a couple of hours.

Reading Glitch Feminism by Legacy Russel and it's really good

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