2) The four-year-old daughter of the house was telling me about their trip to France this summer. "And I had an ice cream cone, and it had macaroni on top, and more macaroni on the side!" I nodded with a bit of confusion, so her father leaned over and said, "She means 'macaroons'."

1) We arrived Wednesday night. Thursday, the doorbell rang and my younger son yelled, "The guests are here!" When I pointed out that we are guests, he said "No, this is our second home."

We are spending the holiday with my wife's cousin, which is always great. Two stories:

@natecull I renewed my domain for five years in the hope that capitalism will have imploded by then.

I may be overly optimistic.

@codesections I'm on name.com. decent UI, real 2fa (app based, not sms). It's definitely tolerable.

I took a month off work and today I am going back to the office. I have no idea what I even do anymore.

@Canageek I said "enby" because that's what most of the enby people I know use, but since I'm not maybe I don't get a vote?

borderlands 3 

I have an extra bone in my foot. It is called an accessory bone, which sounds pretty neat.

I discovered this because I broke it at aikido yesterday.

@wandrew Don't be silly, they never allow themselves to realize that.

who the heck is M of Ragged Feathers? 

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[redraft] I am doing a survey for a class on the affects of content warning prevalence on Mastodon. The survey takes a few minutes and should no longer require you to log in. If you could complete and retoot, that would be fantastic! The more responses the better.


Two uncomfortable psychological realizations in two days is too many. I clearly need to be _less_ introspective in the future.


Last night's nightmare that woke me up at 4am? I was late to aikido practice because of subway problems.

This morning's actuality? The bus never came, I'm on the subway, and I'm going to be late to aikido practice.


Tonight's dinner was brought to us by the letter "C":

And then I ruined it was onion and garlic and salt and paprika, but how can you cook without those?

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"You wouldn't happen to be the famous android bounty hunter, Arrivederci Jackknife, would you?" The cyborg's sizzling red eye glared at the mysterious stranger across the vantablackjack table, who pounded back another shot of synthwhiskey in reply.

"Maybe I am," he growled. "Depends on if you want to stay quiet and walk out of here alive, or if you want to get perforated with 837 rounds of EMP-tipped nano-lead."

Outside the rain fell like contraband diamonds from God's 3D printer in the sky.

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