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This book is giving me a lot to think about.

"If the goal was to increase the love, rather than winning or dominating a constant opponent, I think we could actually imagine liberation from constant oppression." - brown, Emergent Strategy

Walking around my house eating a head of lettuce one-handed like a giant crunchy drumstick. It's getting hot out.

journal sketch 

the two wings of radical acceptance: clear-seeing and compassion

Happy , mes chéries. Take a moment today to appreciate the beauty of the planet we share. And try to do something good for the world, if you can. 🌍

I did some yardwork on and made a couple little woven fences with some pruned branches. The forsythia trimmings were the best for this, they're very flexible.

Lizzo and Janelle Monáe are both absolute treasures, they make me feel optimistic about the future.

Doesn’t matter if it’s this place or twitter or somewhere else – If you only ever talk about things you find terrible, it’ll wear you down. Detox your thoughts. Tell us all about something you love! 💚

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Technology as expensive as smartphones should have replaceable batteries and be easily repaired by the people who bought the device. When you also consider the environmental impact of producing a smartphone or other electronic device, it should be made to last. Apple/Silicon Valley turned electronics into disposable fashion products.

The canes in the backyard are starting to leaf out. I should weed the dirt here sooner than later and see if there is any fruiting-oriented soil amendment in the garden stash. These usually start making edible berries in later June, running into July, but that's been creeping earlier due to climate change.

This morning I'm trying to use milk to try to repair the awesome mug I bought at the coast that formed a hairline crack when I used it the first time. Apparently when you heat milk, a protein called casein develops into a kind of natural glue and penetrates into cracks. The original Elmer's glue formula was made from milk casein.

It was a beautiful today. Started some veg ferments; working on a new hat.

This week's additions to the family: lemon cucumbers, luffas, hibiscus, okra, more tomatoes. :_earth:

Extreme plant closeup 

I love this, all of my phone backgrounds look like this


we're always trying to shape the world around us

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Sunbeam City 🌻

Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.