possibly unwanted fact check
@Rowyn Oh I saw this the last time it went around! It's a fun story.
It was partially debunked by a crow specialist, however, before it ever got the unbelievable update.
Another repost for @vicorva
Seen on twitter but post is from reddit, first post is here: https://www.reddit.com/r/legaladvice/comments/ki6fnd/oregon_i_accidentally_created_an_army_of_crow/
I did a lot of tracing for this one, but still found it oddly satisfying to do.
Original photo is CC0 image from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/man-beard-eyes-male-portrait-657869/
So for gender balance, I should do some angsty female leads who hurt each other --
-- oh wait I kinda did that in The Moon Etherium.
Well, I could do angsty enby leads who hurt --
-- oh yeah, did that in The Sun Etherium.
Apparently it's more "leads who inadvertently hurt each other, usually male but w/e."
I want to do some writing today. Not because I feel like writing, or because there's anything I want to have written, mind you. But because it's the last full day of "Love Week" in #4thewords , and I want to finish most if not all of the festival quests before it ends.
I've done very little writing for this festival so far, and almost all of it was blog posts because meh, fiction. I don't have any ideas for blog posts or even blathering at myself today, so I'll try for Alien Peacelord notes.
It's SO WARM out today! We even have a few Celsius degrees!
This is nice even though I seldom go outside, because only two rooms in my house are well-insulated (the den and the bathroom, which both have interior walls on three sides.)
And this means that for the first time in weeks, it's not cold at Pretend Coffee Shop!
So I've turned the thermostat up a little (so it can achieve "actually warm") and acquired a drink from Pretend Barista.
Saw this on Twitter and thought of @vicorva 😂
I need to learn either how to be happy not writing, or figure out how to get back to writing, and I haven't decided which of those I should work on.
It feels like the answer should be "both is good?" but I can't really work on being happy about not writing at the same time that I'm trying to write. You might as well say "I don't *need* caffeine, I'm only drinking 6 cups of coffee a day because I like coffee. And don't like decaf." There's no way to know when you're not trying.
Novel Talk, In-Story Food, Religious and Cultural Representation- Resourse Request
So now I am reaching out to the fediverse for any resources on how these cultures might deal with that senario ("We now live on a non earth planet- how is the best way to adapt our traditions to non-earth resources"). Fiction or Essay, video or podcast, or novel. I don't mind.
Today's #BobRossPaintAlong is season 30, episode 2.
The backdrop canvas in Bob's actual painting for this episode (season 30 ep 2) is WILD.
I could not figure out how to mimic it in ArtRage and went for "mottled and vaguely organic" instead.
Today's #BobRossPaintalong is from season 30, episode 11.
Bob closed the little gap between the trees in the foreground and the mountains in the background, but I rather liked the misty base of the mountains and the sense of water bending around an outcrop of land.
Can't believe this article came out two years ago and they're STILL DOING IT. https://www.propublica.org/article/turbotax-just-tricked-you-into-paying-to-file-your-taxes
Shared that link with someone who was still waiting for their second stimulus check and who wanted to file taxes but was waiting for a parent to loan the use of their tax software because they had student loans and therefore "didn't qualify" for free filing.
My latest #BobRossPaintAlong. Working on mountains some more.
I did a thing. #BobRossPaintAlong
I write books and goof off, not necessarily in that order.
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