It's the first category it offers me. I am genuinely curious as to exactly what orientation Amazon has ascribed to me.

Happy first Sunday of Advent and the four-year approxiversary of perhaps the greatest-ever holiday tradition being posted to the Pickaxe Club slack.

guns, america, thanksgiving, dark humor 

Not sure that's a sentiment your membership wants to hear *today*, my dude.

Partway through reading this tweet aloud to Carl I realized I had committed to a capella-ing the Jolene part. 😬

TIL that the inevitable progression of POTUS/FLOTUS/SCOTUS is for the Second Lady of Pennsylvania to be called, well...

uspol, coronavirus 

The scariest thing about this statement is that it is serious and normal which implies that he's too sick to have insisted on editing it.

(Not even joking.)

stupid birdsite tricks 

Some while back, I unfollowed everyone except Carl on birdsite. The last ones I unfollowed, reluctantly, were friends and acquaintances who had died. It felt like a final disconnection from them.

I do still keep a private list of media accounts there so I can drop in and check on breaking-news type stuff now and then.

I did not expect Twitter to quite regularly offer me dead friends to re-follow.

Today in headlines so good I'm not gonna spoil it by reading the article: "Yummy."

(Lazy Sunday morning for the headline writers too, I see.)

I am scared to look and see if this indoor Ring drone is a real thing.

Hashtag alll-the-nope.

Good morning from my inability to hold a camera level and this deer's complete acclimatization to suburban life.

RIP my irises though.

It used to look like this, so converting it to "pinwheel" crossings was... an improvement? I can't actually tell.

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Not saying the roof rail on pickaxe.club is out of control but

Thought I saw a new-to-me mushroom in the yard, but at closer inspection they turned out to be ghost plants! Monotropa uniflora, freaky little chlorophyll-free parasitic plants. πŸ†’

birdsite, uspol, ayfkm, but I repeat myself 

This morning, and this evening.

(Also, fact check: school curriculums are established at the state rather than the federal level. This is 100% just 🍊 doing a little performative racism.)

*opens birdsite again*

*is surprised into a laugh*

*closes birdsite*

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