The hen brooded diligently, so much so, that if the layer of the eggs had returned, she would have fought to remain on the nest.
She wasn't very smart. She was a chicken.
But nothing ever came to reclaim the eggs. The hen trilled and cackled comfortingly to the eggs. She wasn't smart, but she was there for them.
Some time later, travelers would report a pair of clucking, cackling, fire-breathing dragons protecting a wild flock, taking turns carrying their aging mother up to the clouds.
Ded from hiking (aka death wish scrambling up and sliding down vertical surfaces)
And at the end suddenly there were so many serows (kamoshika) and they were only moderately interested in running away, despite my top of the lungs singing about how I am dangerous and totally going to eat them so get away
A plant story pt final Show more
And that is the story of how I learned that harsh outside conditions slash freedom was what Plantie had wanted all along, and I should have been underwatering it and chucking it into the freezer for months.
A plant story pt 2 Show more
I can’t remember the name right now, but everyone on the internet’s review was, “I can’t ever get rid of this plant, it is indestructible.” And then right after that I saw another plantie in someone’s yard here, planted outside, where it snows. So, I planted Plantie in my yard, and it immediately grew a luxurious new set of leaves. Every winter it gets buried in snow for months and shrivels up dead, only to triumphantly revive in the spring.
A plant story pt 1 Show more
Once I had a potted plant, “Plantie,” which I got in around 2014 when the boss I had at the time decided to take the living table decorations at a fancy holiday bingo game. I had no idea what Plantie was, but I watered it and sunned it and prevented the cats from eating it, and all the while it was mildly unhappy and got little mold patches and dead leaves here and there. But one day I finally figured out what Plantie was.
Time Change PSA Show more
We just had a time change, so here's your semi-annual reminder that time changes can trigger and exacerbate a lot of mental and physical health issues. Please be especially mindful if you have a sleep disorder, manic or hypomanic episodes, depressive episodes, ADHD, autism, or heart conditions, and be aware that traffic and workplace accidents increase around six days after a time change. Please be gentle with yourselves and others while we all adjust to the new time schedule.
Hey there. Do you know your evacuation route? Do you have a little extra food and water stored in case of disaster? If you’re overseas, have you told your government where you are (for example, STEP program for US citizens)?
Yesterday was the anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Stay safe.
Food cont Show more
I also know it’s good because husband is eating the remaining like three servings
Food, horseradish update, positive swearing Show more
The horseradish council knows their shit, everybody. I don’t know if it’s “spicy” so much as all the butter,but this is delicious.
This page http://horseradish.org/recipes/main-dishes/#Spicy-Chicken-Supreme Spicy Chicken Supreme
I kept the so-called “grease” and it’s totally going on some veggies tomorrow
Skin Wars Show more
Hosted by Rebecca Romijin, doing her best impression of a robot
Food Show more
“Maybe there’s too much cheese sauce”
Hmm. First and last time I ever say or think THAT.
Food (adventures with horseradish) Show more
So I bought some horseradish on a whim at a farmer’s market because it looks like a betentacled woodland fantasy creature, and am googling today to figure out what to actually do with it.
Enter the collective recipes of horseradish.org, a site by the “Horseradish Information Council” of Atlanta Georgia!!
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