Venus rising from the ocean (my wife, Moire)

My wife, Moire, and dog, Ceilidh (Kaylee) on the beach this afternoon.

Squall heading into the Atlantic off the North Carolina Outer Banks south of Nags Head and Jeannette's Pier this afternoon.

Clark: hey, what are you doing in there?
Jane: i'm taking this fucking rib out. jesus, what the fuck do you think i'm doing, dumbass? me no fix, plane no fly

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Unwelcome Old Arsehole: "Men don't make passes at girls who wear glasses!"
Me:

When women make a broad generalization about men*, stop before you reply "but not all men".

We know.

There are two options:

1) Make the broad generalization. Some men will have to stop and self-examine to see if they actually perform the behavior being criticized. Self-examination is good.

2) Specify "some men". This gives men who DO perform the behavior the excuse to say "well they don't mean ME". Enabling failure to self-examine is bad.

h/t @gingerrroot and @c0debabe for the thought

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special mastodon only treat: one of the finished tracks from my upcoming album. it's called Couchsurfin' USA and it was in fact written on the worlds most uncomfortable couch, located in western massachusetts instaud.io/private/f02c78601da

my 30 minute 9 track self-titled LP i've been working on since 2014 is 6 tracks away from being finished aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa i hope to wrap up production before november 1st so i have all of november to promote it. it's some of the best synthpop i've ever written. the single i'm gonna release has "minor hit" written all over it

Sunset yesterday in Norfolk, VA, on our way to the Puter Banks. Moire took this using my Pixel 2 XL from the passenger seat as we drove over a bridge.

Cloudscape looking south over the east branch of the Shenandoah River from the bridge at Front Royal

Panorama of the east branch of the Shenandoah River from the bridge at Front Royal, VA, taken Saturday with my Pixel 2 XL

Landscape taken from the Shenandoah River Bridge at Front Royal, VA, taken with my Pixel 2 XL

I took this cloudscape Saturday at the Virginia Scottish Games on The Plains in Virginia.

You ever think about how astoundingly #solarpunk victrola 78rpm record players could be?

Wind up/clock work powered. No electric parts required to spin, to reproduce sound, or to amplify sound.

There are definitely elements of the devices that aren’t sustainable, and the weight of the needles was destructive to the discs being played.

But the potential is there for a modern, sustainable, solarpunk reimagining.

And, IMO, the time has come.

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