Friday Open Thread

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It’s Friday, yes, but it’s also my 50th birthday! Shower me with birthday wishes and/or a gif party in the comments. <3

Thursday Link Dump

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The faces of the Hong Kong protests. Read full post

Mid-week check-in

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This is the weekly post for those of us who are traversing together this hellscape called Personal Growth. Brag about this week’s accomplishments, ask for support, talk about what worked, what didn’t. Tell us how things are going for you.

Tuesday Tumblr Collection

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Leslie Nielsen fixes Paul Gross’s boots on set.

This week I return to an earlier fandom homedue South. Feels particularly relevant as I sit down to work on my latest (Guardian) fic, a Canadian Shack trope, and their plane just landed in whatever-this-world’s-Canada-equivalent is. All 96 pages of my due South tag.

Turning Radius

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The items in question

In which the crows do science and no hypothesis is proven. Read full post

Friday Open Thread

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by Hayao Miyazaki

Happy Lunar New Year! This is the Year of the Rat, and as a rodent lover, I’m tickled by all the cute art I’ve seen for it on Tumblr like this Studio Ghibli greetings for 2020, the Year of the Rat.

My brain has been MIA for about a week and a half so I forgot to announce a guest post by Lee last week. I’ve set it to post for Monday. We haven’t had a Monday post for a while, so I wanted to give everyone a heads-up to check for her post on the 27th!

Thursday Link Dump

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Janelle Monáe explains sex in new Netflix series because sex education in schools is seriously lacking. Read full post