@ajroach42 I was hoping it'd be something we could collab on! I've got an emacs org-mode set up that can publish simple documents pretty easily. With some effort I could make it more reproducible and get a code repo set up.

Selfie eye contact 

Trying my hat on Wesley. He looks pretty dapper.

The other day I harvested a bunch of long grass that was overgrown in some corners and tossed them in my compost heap. Seems I have also made a very nice home for some crickets!

north american indigenous beliefs (special interest, not my personal heritage) 

@alpine_thistle @elilla @considermycatjohn @ljwrites

I've recently been learning more about the beliefs and ways of the people who lived her before my ancestors (Great Lakes Region of North America), and I've encountered similar attitudes.

I've been learning from a botanist, so this is all specifically about plants, but is just as easily about spirits.

The world cares for us. There is an abundance that arises from mother earth and we are able to live on it. We have a responsibility to take only what we need, to value everything that we take, and to do our best to engage in a reciprocal relationship with all the life around us. There is a philosophical belief here that all non-human beings have just as much value and deserve just as much protection and regard as human beings. That arises not out of some metaphysical belief but out of the practical matter of how the world around us in all it's diversity produces everything which we need. Our non-human neighbors strive their best to live, just as we do, and together we can nurture one another.

Happy solstice everyone! For those of us in the northern hemisphere I hope you are able to take time to enjoy the growth and striving of the world around you. May you find peace, safety, joy, and ease in doing so :blobhaj_love:

@ajroach42 just wanted to share that @kingwesinald and I are having a blast jamming to mountaintown.fm/ Many thanks!

While weeding in the garden today I found some young seedlings with the same leaf shape as my volunteer Columbine flower! Hopefully she's spreading!

Selfie, eye contact 

@kingwesinald and I enjoying the beautiful weather!

It has a name! This is a Columbine (Aquilegia 'Crimson Star')! It is a flower native to my area.

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I let a weed grow in my garden and it just blossomed with these lovely flowers!


My first attempts at putting together some potted plants for my porch! Let's see how well these grow together.

Selfie, looking at camera 

I've got a good look going today!

I subbed for an art teacher last week and we watch how to draw videos all day long. One of them was how to draw Bob Ross video.



Non-vegan food 

@kingwesinald and I made twice baked potatoes for supper!

Checking out some field guides and plant identification books from the library!

@ajroach42 I intensely admire the space y'all have created and seeing the great work you do and your journey there is really inspiring :blobcatmeltlove:

@mara even better, when you needed to run the last command with sudo but forgot: `sudo !!` (assuming you are in bash)

Ugh my collection of rss feeds is expanding beyond the capacity of elfeed on dorpad500. I just updated tonight and it locked nearly my entire machine down for ~20 mins.

I need to either prune the feeds or migrate to a different program for this. I've been wanting to move them onto a tiny tiny rss setup on my home server. Maybe this will encourage me to accomplish that project.

New compost bin! All I did was stand some old pallets up and wired them together. I'm going to be going pretty lazy with this, I'm just going to toss in material as I have waste and excess and leave it be. When it gets full I'll probably make another and then let the first sit to settle into compost. This is a haphazard experiment, we'll see how it goes!

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