Here's one of my absolute favorite shots, "Momentary", where one had been sailing over the other, before being kicked out of the way mid-air, leaving them with a perfectly hapless expression.
And a bit more recently, this new mother, back in February. It can be a difficult life, out in the wild, not only having to gather nesting for one's newborn (or expected) kits, but also having to evade aggressors..
An early favorite shot, when there was some fortuitously timed snow. (I'd be cursing it a month later, but that's another story) They'd largely stayed inside for a couple days, understandably unimpressed with the turn of the weather, but soon were back to normal. =:)
A couple of my favorite cybernetic TF tales:
Sync, by Kotep:
Excellent first-person perspective of transferring one's consciousness, and accepting one's new self.
Repossessed, by demurePet:
Even more gradual, with a wry sense of humor running through the exchanges between the two parties.
Soft Hardware, by ZatieLunaVulpe:
A fan of an author's writings gets to experience such themselves.
Felt in a pasta mood, so, I got some wholewheat spaghetti on, and a couple chicken breast portions into the wok with water, tarragon, garlic, and white pepper.
Once the chicken was done and the wok freed, I used those cooking juices to form the basis of the sauce, first adding some finely chopped broccoli and petits pois and letting that cook through a bit. Then, some milk, thickening granules, and some extra mature Cheddar, plus a little Emmental. Seasoning: sumac, oyster sauce, Dijon, lemon juice.
Happy bunny. ^_^
Hey, my beautiful babies. A local theatre is live-streaming their production of a play called TRANSom, created by an all trans/non-binary ensemble, about a "found family" living in one home at 5 CDT today.
Brisbane anthem, expletive, amusing
Track of the moment is a mashup with some funk and blues in the sample list, but heavily edited into their own loops, à la Fatboy Slim or Propellerheads.
Torpedotrickster "What I Got":
If you're in need of some good music at the moment, Radio 1's live from the Reading Festival, and Billie Eilish is currently on. ^_^
r/traa post, may contain sensitive content
This made me smile :) https://redd.it/cuv4o8
Ooh, just noticed that How To Be A Werewolf crossed 450 pages a little while ago. If you aren't reading it, it's good. Malaya works at her family's coffee shop. She also takes the day after the full moon off *whispering* now this is a secret but she's a werewolf. *looks around* For reasons. Anyway strange customer shows up, things happen, friends are made, secrets exposed, and 450 pages later still going strong. http://howtobeawerewolf.com/comic/coming-february-3rd
Quite an interesting little profile of Beth Ditto:
A funny (maybe a bit dated now?) guide to US conservative puiblications:
refugees, Pia Klemp, inspiring
"Pia Klemp, who is German, gained attention for rescuing thousands of stranded migrants with her crew as part of the nongovernmental organization Sea Watch International. For her efforts, she reportedly faces up to 20 years in prison in Italy, where the hard-line anti-immigrant government accused her of assisting illegal immigration.
In a Facebook message published Tuesday night, Klemp announced that she was rejecting the Grand Vermeil Medal, which the city of Paris awards for bravery. She told Mayor Anne Hidalgo that the city was brimming with hypocrisy.
"Your police [steal] blankets from people that you force to live on the streets, while you raid protests and criminalize people that are standing up for rights of migrants and asylum seekers. ... You want to give me a medal for actions that you fight in your own ramparts," Klemp wrote in the scathing post.
"It is time we call out hypocrite honorings and fill the void with social justice," she said.
She went on to say that people don't need medals. "We do not need authorities deciding about who is a 'hero' and who is 'illegal,' " she said. "In fact they are in no position to make this call, because we are all equal.""
There's some solid gold in this article: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/aug/15/why-its-time-to-stop-worrying-about-the-decline-of-the-english-language
"The way our brain divides up words also drives change. We split them into phonemes (building blocks of sound that have special perceptual significance) and syllables (groups of phonemes). Sometimes these jump out of place, a bit like the tightly packed lines in a Bridget Riley painting. Occasionally, such cognitive hiccups become the norm. Wasp used to be “waps”; bird used to be “brid” and horse “hros”."
Huh. Interesting employment history from the Chrome engineering director..
New post: Plaidophile: So about that AMP-script thing https://beesbuzz.biz/blog/5598-So-about-that-AMP-script-thing
Today's "Goodbye to Halos" is exemplary in how touching a comic strip can be. ^_^
code bunny (video & embedded)
probably near London or SF
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