Love to explain to white ladies posting chain letters on fb how human trafficking actually *doesn't* usually involve intricate kidnapping schemes to snatch white girls out of nice neighborhoods but in reality is deeply tied to the way we push poor and immigrant communities to the margins of society

(No, actually I really love doing this)

Open to see a happy little jumping spider 

Lifting 💪🏻 (+/-) 

Lifting 💪🏻 (+/-) 

Athletic accomplishments 

Athletic accomplishments 

For the holidays, you could say thank you to some of the people who write free software you use, especially software that isn't hugely popular.

Those of us who write little-known software may go for months without hearing from a user, and it can be a little de-motivating.

Hearing from someone who actually uses one's software gives an energising jolt that can carry one through several weeks of darkness and cold and wet.

I'm okay running in the cold, and I grudgingly tolerate running in the dark, but running in the dark AND cold means there could be ice I don't see until it's too late.

This whine brought to you by the fact that tomorrow is a run day and I hate the treadmill ☹️

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