Phryne knows that watching the news won't make Tuesday arrive any faster.

California politics 

@hafnia As I see it, โ€œpetโ€ is a family role distinct from โ€œchildโ€. Weโ€™re responsible for them, but we also donโ€™t expect them to grow up into adults. โ€œCaretakerโ€ doesnโ€™t necessarily reflect the love we have for them, โ€œownerโ€ implies too much control. We donโ€™t have good language for describing this yet.

@lilithsaintcrow And if a cat is going to get sick, they will do so just after the regular vetโ€™s hours end for the week and only the emergency vet is available.

The world is not unusually chaotic right now; the insulation that some of us had from the chaos has simply eroded away.

Now that more people can see the problems, this is a good time to work on fixing them.

Current events 

Current events 

Have a quick kitten break before you resume your efforts to build a better world.

The world is not complete chaos. I created a small pocket of peace, and I trust that millions more are doing the same.

Next, we grow those until they merge and cover the world.

The student bowed.
"Master, I am sorry."
"Why were you absent yesterday?" the sword master asked.
"I don't know. I... simply could not get out of bed."
"If this happens again..."
"Yes?"
"Allow yourself to stay in bed."
"Master?"
"A blunt sword can be honed. A broken one can not."
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