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poly/polyam rant Show more

birdsite meme, family, - (sort of) Show more

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feeling your way down the stairs by touch, clinging to the railing, to find the amazon box by the building's mailboxes that has your new eyes in it keyed to your dna, shipped in a cooler, and with any luck they remembered to include the installation plunger this time

I need a better way to easy myself back into 'normal' after Shabbat.

Diving right into the deep end of social media after 24 hours away (bc need to feel connected with ohter people) is NOT good for my mental health.

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@jessmahler Thank you! I love the richness of ASL storytelling. This story in particular made me lose my shit, it's terrific:

For other folks learning (including my peeps) --
Rocky mountain School for the Deaf has several awesome playlists on youtube of teachers telling stories from popular kids books.

Good practice, and VERY fun to watch!

Shabbat is over and I'm easy back into 'normal' time. I was able to do a better observance than usual.

I do hope that one day I will in a place, mentally, physically, socially, where I can actually live up to my ideal standards of observance.

Until then, like the farmer in the Baal Shem's story, I trust God to make something beautiful out of my Aleph-Bet.

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Fellow bsd Texans, chime in! I'll follow if you bellow.

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How lovely folks. It’s Friday. You know what that means?

It’s another opportunity to reflect how awesome you are and how far you’ve come.

Embrace that’s shit. With both hands.

Parenting, maybe long Show more

Parenting, maybe long Show more

Parenting, maybe long Show more

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Next time I am feeling anxious I’m going to find my pulse.

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“Autistic people listen to their hearts to test anti-anxiety therapy”

Turns out #ActuallyAutistic people have poor interoception, people with poor interoception tend to be more anxious, and it shows connections between poor interoception and #alexithymia!

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"I am a smith," said Orum.
"Fire magic. A smith is almost as good as a baker."
"Thanks. Um. Will you help? Please?"
#AdvenTale 14/25

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:blobcatpeek: hi there

If you fancy giving a broke fantasy writer an extremely cool and welcome gift this Yuletide, I would be very excited for you to support me on #patreon or tip me on #kofi.

I write a lot of stuff and almost all of it is free to read (in fact, you can check it out on my website at ).

I post a lot of microfiction here on Mastodon as well.



Thanks for listening!

:blobcatpeek: bye!

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i'm looking for a linux distro that is privacy and security oriented but is friendliest to people who just switched over from windows for the first time. any recs?

please boost, not many techies follow me