Your breathing is your greatest friend. Return to it in all your troubles and you will find comfort and guidance. ~ Unknown

I might delete my Mastodon accounts. I'm using them occasionally, but mostly they're functioning like my Twitter account was before I tombstoned it: periodic brain dumps, little interaction, fragmented user experience.

As much as I want a free/libre alternative to places like Instagram, that's where my friends are and if I haven't persuaded them to use Mastodon by now I never will 🤷

Take action (one small step) on something you’ve been avoiding that will make your life better in the long run.

work stress, coffee 

First time ever, the lab messed up my film. They ran B&W film in C41 chemistry.

To be honest, I'm not surprised. An industrial lab goes through so many rolls, a mistake will happen.

This particular lab (naming no names) made it right and were extremely apologetic, and that certainly goes a long way!

“For decades, the overriding objective of American business and government has been to remove friction from the tracking system, by linking networks, by speeding connections, by eliminating barriers. But friction is the only thing that has ever made privacy, let alone obscurity, possible. If there’s no friction, if we can all be profiled instantly and intimately, then there’s nothing to stop any of our neighbors from being targeted…”

There is no normal life that is free of pain. It's the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth. ~ Mr. Rogers

kickstarter, unions, labor organizing, pointer to birdsite 

Palantir is going to the CMU campus tomorrow, so if you are a local consider going to their talks and giving them some grief. Twitter link has details on protest activity from the organizer:

Shameless self-promotion: I made a photo zine, and it's available on Etsy:

It's a collection of 110-format photos in which I try to construct a sense of place for myself while going through some life changes.

Open to trades for zines or prints!

odd tangent about philisophy and disagreements 

odd tangent about philisophy and disagreements 

One evening:
🌆 :blobthinking: I should have focused on that project today.

🌃 :blobuwu: Oh well I'll do it tomorrow.

That very next day:
🌇 :blobowo:

🏙️ :blobowo:

🌆 :blobowo:

🌃 :blobowo: fuck

weird internal thoughts at 01:19 

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