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When I look at my work calendar for the day and see no meetings, I feel like there ought to be a cloud of cherry blossom petals floating through the air to mark the rare, beautiful occurrence.

Went to the in San Jose, CA today. The crowd was enough to fill the plaza, and while it was the Silicon Valley Youth Climate Strike, there was a good showing of older folks as well.

If you don’t have enough over the top epic fantasy movies to watch, here’s a an awesome one from Tollywood: Baahubali

Nero likes to spend about five minutes under a blanket when the humans go to bed. It goes best for us when we provide him one of his own.

β€œIf a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.” β€” Doris Lessing

I quote this whenever one of our clowder demonstrates that they left their feline grace in their other pyjamas.

I got an MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) booster shot yesterdayβ€” it had been thirty years since the last one, and my doctor thought this was reasonable timingβ€” and the injection site hasn’t ached at all. It’s even less hassle than a flu shot.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the continuing absurdity of current events, April Fool's Day has been canceled for 2019.

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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.