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Hey, so, I've seen several folks talking about how coronavirus advice givers insist you should everything on hand for two weeks -- including your medicine, and how impossible that is.

I'm a small-scale prepper who has been working on getting a month's worth of medicine on hand for a couple years now. If you want to be able to have extra meds on hand for emergencies, here's some tips:

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Okay folks, I've been asked a question about managing needs and expectations in . For future reference, as long as I have spoons and time I am always happy to answer questions for polyam folks trying to figure stuff out.

This will probably be a long thread, so hiding the rst behind a CW. Feel free to read along and share your experience/insights.

I've been stealing time to read more of @CaribenxMarciaX's book recently, it's well worth a read if you want a good solid essay on confronting architecture and colonial symbols of the state's power through Afro-Indigenous art with a focus on women artists:
artistmarciax.com/bookorder

Reading this paper about academic colonialism (it's talking a lot about what I talk about, how the language of discovery in academia indicates a deeper harm)

And I'm wondering whether that white person who walked away from me a couple weeks back is still planning to credit me in the work they're doing to secure their privilege in the kyriarchy, or whether they'll use the "abuse" of me telling them not to appropriate my knowledge as an excuse to appropriate my knowledge.

(I bet they do.)

(Curious why I don't just name the academic who has caused this problem? Because every time I name white people who cause harm, the Fediverse, at best, sends me a bunch of spam email, and at worst finds my home address and sends the cops on false premises. Y'all expect honest and open conversations about the future of whiteness but literally pull a gun on folk who offer it up.)

Media Consumption -- you are what you eat

On media diets, media awareness, and why being hyperaware of media representation isn't necessarily a bad thing.

jessmahler.com/media-consumpti

Sharing from Instagram. #mutualaid groups to support in Washington DC
@ kyanite.kitchen
Venmo: KYA-PARKER
Cash App: $KYISM
@ dcfridgecollective
Cash App: $DCFRIDGECOLLECTIVE
curfew begins at 6
If you need help you can DM either account
Email: dcfridgecollective@gmail.com
text 202-743-2782

Please #boost and #donate. Rn, Black leadership is asking us to give so I really hope Masto can show up!!

posting this big list of black-owned goth brands again because i keep continually coming back to it and it's such a good resource: stephano.me/blog/black-owned-g

@emsenn re: above link -- seeing things here that connect/relate to stuff in your digital garden

A friend talking about sex work, fucking on the outskirts, monopolies, and the failures of 'free speech' as a metric for acceptable discourse.

"Sex, Platforms and And When the Marketplace of Ideas Is A Shopping Mall"

omisspearl.com/nonfiction/sex-

Anyone proficient with setting up a Jekyll-powered website for github? I've made some progress but I really don't understand where I should put my images, both for structure and blog posts. All help appreciated.

Ever since I woke up I keep thinking that today is Thursday.

In two hours I will finally be right.

Have you heard of the Royal game of Ur?

It's a 4000 year old game found in a royal gravesite in the ancient city of Ur. What's truly amazing about it is that we've also found a clay tablet with the rules for it! The oldest rule book in the world!

I had not heard of it, until I found this beautiful Free and open source online digital version of it! It looks great, and it's fun too! And you can play two player locally

Give it a go and let me know what you think!

royalur.net/ #game

birbsite: 

Black Autonomy Podcast is a new podcast about anarchism and Black liberation hosted by Lorenzo Komboa Ervin and JoNina Abron-Ervin, veteran organizers, former members of the Black Panther Party and co-founders of the Black Autonomy Federation.

This is a podcast I'm actually really excited about!

blackrosefed.org/announcing-bl

Personal Shit, Relationships

The problem with talking publicly about relationships and long term plans is that if the relationships end you need to talk about that publicly too or folks who follow you can get confused.

Michon is no longer part of my life and with hir go Dilip Numetor Amelia Chetana Waller, Kid 2, and Kidlet.

With hir go Cuil Press and all our plans for building a family, home, and farm t

jessmahler.com/personal-shit-r

help request, Colorado Springs locale, vehicle related, please boost 

politics, fediverse moderation 

Client didn't want this one (don't worry, she's taking loads of others) so here's a free #cc0 embellishment thingy if anyone wants it :)

sex adj, shitty book, sexism 

A couple of months ago, when something similar happened in Germany I posted something like this:

If it walks with a Nazi, and talks like a Nazi, and tries to storm the Reichstag^WCapitol like a Nazi, it's a fucking Nazi.

Someone complained, a discussion ensued, I called them a Nazi, was told off by fosstodon admins and now I'm here.

So now that this has happened in the USA, are people ready to see that calling out Nazis is not hate speech?

I needed this right now.

Also, this person is amazing and if you are on TikTok at all you should be follwing them.

"The Innkeeper helps you work through some heartbreak."

tiktok.com/@toohardthebard/vid

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