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Hi, I'm the knitting squirrel! !

I'm interested in & nature, personal growth, , feelings. totally here to cheer you on in these things!

also learning about people different from myself and how to stop or change oppressive structures (I'm white, German, afab, not disabled).

also , & .

somehow I'm not talking too much about these things on here, but mostly about and . *shrug*

so, Hi! :)

Being blind is shit in a pandemic 

Politik, rant 

the thing that made me a better person was me shutting the fuck up and listening to people who had different life experiences than i did

early transition take, 2/? 

This poll by @mewmew got 1,093 votes:

So I thought I'd make a chart. Turns out we are predictably VERY cis man, much more than other social media platforms.

PSA: If you feel tired or exhausted right now, it is ok to rest. You do not have to be productive all the time.

morning, this wee guy was born last night and he is extremely confident

where are the #knitters of masto pls toot toot i wanna be your friend #knitting #knittersofmastodon
feel like a gran using tags on here tbh lol

the horse chestnut is about to open it's first buds into leaves!!!

(picture of bright green thick and big buds starting to open)

me when i have to be in a car and i constantly screech at the driver that they're clearly about to crash because ive never driven a car before and i have extreme anxiety

covid/social distancing, just mention 

covid/social distancing, just mention 

My math-teaching brother's wish is that 2020 is the year everyone learns that "exponential" doesn't mean "very fast" it means "imperceptibly gradual and then suddenly overwhelming".

Hi all! This is a call to action for those who would like to help with their accessibility skills, or learn them while working on a not too complex web front-end. The quite popular Jitsi Meet web frontend has some accessibility issues which are preventing people with disabilities like me to participate in many meetings. These issues are low-hanging fruit. So if you would like to to do something good that really helps a lot of people and has big impact, here鈥榮 the issue:

violets are blooming in northern Germany! and spreading their gorgeous smell!

sorry friends and fediverse, in case you're missing my favs and small comments: i had to and will have to stay off social media for a while. it's too intense for me right now :/

[all pictures are of small pretty violet flowers surrounded by green grass or at the foot of a shrub]

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.