Apartment living is crushing my soul. I feel as though I have lost my connection to life. Time and seasons pass but nothing changes. It's the same four walls. The difference only whether there is snow or leaves on the trees I can see through the balcony door. I long for a garden. To smell and feel the earth between my fingers. To watch for signs of life in the spring. To watch the bees too … [Read more...] about Apartment Living is Crushing My Soul
Nothing of great social or political import just some cute shots of the dog. :) … [Read more...] about Puppy Love
A few pics and short video showing just how hard it was snowing. Looks lovely and for once wasn't bitterly cold. … [Read more...] about Snowy Afternoon Walking With My Dog
The internet has been fantastically effective in allowing people to communicate. While post and phones and radios did allow communication across distances, they were not as easy and accessible as such things as Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Tumblr etc. are. Social networks have brought together political nations, self defined nations such as Leaf Nation and Ford Nation (both the vehicle and train … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Just Don’t Clique?
I deleted my Facebook account awhile ago because I could no longer feel right with myself visiting a site which so clearly violates my principles. Complaints about misogynist groups advocating rape and other abuses towards women, groups degrading those with physical or mental handicaps were regularly met with 'this does not violate Facebook standards' yet apparently perfectly lovely shots of … [Read more...] about Facebook and Progressive Values
Following Facebook's example of giving sexist, abusive douchebags a free pass, Kickstarter is refusing to take down Redditor Ken Hoinsky’s dating advice book. Above the Game: A Guide to Getting Awesome With Women, includes such gentlemanly dating advice as “grab her hand and put it right on your dick.” Another excerpt posted on Reddit suggests “force her to rebuff your advances” . Do … [Read more...] about Classy Move Kickstarter