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I've been going through a sort of nostalgia spell recently in which I listen to some of the music of my teen years, and I'm surprised how much of the lyrics, which I didn't understand at all at the time, have to do with issues that haven't been solved at all and only gotten worse somehow.

There is a young me, somewhen who was on their way to the skatepark, listening to 90s punk lamenting the clear-cutting of old growth in Quebec, and that was just didn't register at all to my teen brain.

for whatever european home owners exist in the town && wider fediverse: remember that you can heat the people and not the space this extremely costly winter

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You can still sign up for Thursday's bleeding control class, presented by Philly SRA. It's free! https://iffybooks.net/event/bleeding-control-sept-22/

So, my daughter's middle school history textbook is basically just a capitalism propaganda textbook. Fuck that.

What I imagine when people say open hardware, but it's never that.

One of the things I've been thinking about lately is a desire to make my cooking a bit more... systematic? Sustainable? Less one-off meals, more gathering ingredients that can combine in new ways. What can I grow on a balcony? What's in-season? What's more local, even as a city-dweller? Been leafing through "Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art" by Tsuji, and Andoh's two Japanese cookbooks. Want to apply some of the philosophy a bit more than I have been.

I find myself doing a lot of reading on the computer in the morning over coffee, I normally use Calibre's reader but I'm getting be pretty annoyed at how slow it turns the pages and how some of the type is blurry on the Pinebook.

Figured I might as well make my own, I wanted to have a document viewer on the Playdate anyways.

we're having FennelConf this year on the 12th of November https://conf.fennel-lang.org/2022

sign up if you have a #fennel project you want to present! (talks are very chill and don't have to be polished or long or have slides)

or just watch!

Found a critical mass of folks on Galiano island to nerd out about composting toilets and tiny woodstoves with!

Someone on a sailboat near us is playing the Pirate Of The Caribbeans on the accordion and people in the anchorage are clapping their hands to the song.

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