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Alex @checkervest@mastodon.social

Dog shirts were on sale sooooo

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Hamlet, but with the original Ghostbusters film score.

Today is a cleaning day, and this is my favorite thing to listen to when I clean youtu.be/kpTolrSnkqI

Plan for the night: pistachio gelato, fancy beer, and watching It (2017)

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I got an email alerting me that The Shape of Water has finally reached a theater near me! Except the theater's actually more than an hour away. How silly would it be to try do make this happen

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The remaining patches of snow here at work exactly correspond with the way the shadows fall in the late afternoon, like the fields and outbuildings and roads here are haunted by thick, pale layers of the ghosts of shadows past

I spent all yesterday stressing about a ridiculous worst-case scenario and guess what-- it didn't happen! Here's to spending more time in 2018 focusing on ridiculous best-case scenarios

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FYI because I just noticed, and maybe other people are interested (and everyone should be interested, Octavia Butler is amazing), but Wild Seed by Octavia Butler is currently $2 on kindle.

@checkervest she hated the old neighbors for no reason I could determine but the new ones have kids and a puppy and she worries about them incessantly

My dog has gone from disliking the neighbors to trying to viciously defend them from UPS and the mailman even though there is a window and at least thirty feet between her and their house

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my cat is too cute for her own good

Paul Bettany and Willem Dafoe step into the experimental matter transporter. The machine buzzes and whirs. Only one man steps out.

If you have a sore throat, I heartily recommend Twinings Lemon & Ginger tea with honey, extra lemon, and crystallized ginger

I awoke incompletely from a nap and for just a moment thought I was in my grandparents’ house, them both still alive, their footsteps and their voices loud in the other room. Now, fully awake, there’s silence. I wonder what I was hearing?

Right now, at the bird feeder: house sparrows, red-winged blackbirds, robins, a pair of cardinals. The biggest blue jay I’ve ever seen is ignoring the feeder and helping himself to the outdoor cats’ cat food