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_refugee_  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

I am in. Idk where. FINE LIL I WILL FINALLY DO IT (you know what the thing is that I need to do)

_refugee_  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are the best and the worst ever Beatles Songs?

It is so hard to pick just one -- both categories! Honestly, because I have to do research to drill down into "least favorite..."

There is a radio station near me that does Brunch With the Beatles on Sundays, so a nonstop hour of Beatles once a week.

Everything's Got Something to Hide, Except for Me and My Monkey does ZERO for me. And Octopus' Garden (like Yellow Submarine) is really too repetitive and simplistic for me now. Slash annoying. Slash people are like "it's really about sex giggle giggle." That said, I loved it in high school...hmm...

Like goobster, I have to admit some of my favorite Beatles songs are actually favorites due to Across the Universe covers. For instance, this song never hit home until I saw/heard it in the movie, and then it became something I loved.

Bests are hard. So many are so good!

I Want You (She's So Heavy) effin slaps. What a bop, am I right?

Sorry. I love using the young kid terms for non-young kids music. ;)

_refugee_  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

That was me!

Currently, I am either moving to Richmond or to TX. I applied for a job that would pay to move me to TX. It’s kind of funny how much can change with a single action. I won’t know about the TX job for probably a month so til then, my future is in limbo! :)

_refugee_  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

That is a GREAT tattoo. If I move to Richmond, I’d totally hit up that artist. It looks great, great content (in terms of what the tattoo is) as well, and thanks for sharing!

_refugee_  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

Yes! Still a bank. Trying NOT to talk all about it as I am only in very early stages. A recruiter reached out to me. It would require relocation, but the job would pay for it. This was appealing to me as I plan on relocating to my current work headquarters when my lease is up anyway, except my current work is not paying for it.

I thought, why not move somewhere totally cool and different, and get someone else to pay for it?

(There’s also a fair amount of instability at work these days driven by some recent re-orgs. No significant layoffs but a number of people leaving that indicated a lack of confident in our new direction.)

I used to be really crazy about knitting for about 5-6 years in high school and right after. I loved knitting and watching TV. I got into spinning and dying my own yarn at that time as well.

After the great disruptions that came to my life with college I just pretty much totally stopped. Occasionally I make a scarf.

I don’t enjoy hobbies that require quite so much time investment or require quite so much sitting down. I guess now I do other art-things.

I would say that through my life it’s always accurate that I have some kind of creative hobby, I just swap types every now and again.

_refugee_  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

You can get the starter materials real quick! Google “speedball Lino set” and get the handle which should come with a number of blades. You should be able to find this for $10 or under.

Most of the time I carve on the speedy-cut pink rubber blocks that you will probably find listed right by the link cutter. They are easy to carve, relatively cheap and fun. I have tried carving using real linoleum at this point and I ripped a 3/4 inch blister open on my middle finger doing so. Linoleum is pretty hard and the speed ball cutters aren’t really designed for it.

I really enjoy stamp carving and enthusiastically encourage you to check it out!

_refugee_  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 19, 2020

I applied for a job.

I will keep you posted.

I would like to get it!

_refugee_  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

You are bringing my whole life full circle, I made ink from pokeberries and wrote using quills from our local domesticated geese when I was a very, very cool and popular early teen.

Funny how things work out!

_refugee_  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

I saw your tweet considering the value of twitter. I didn't have a good response for you. I have always used Twitter for thoughts that I wanted to vent but didn't think were purposeful enough to share with actual deliberate people. Either that, or were so shallow or snarky I didn't want them "out there" (a la facebook). My profile tagline is, "most of these are drunk," which has been more and less accurate over the years, for sure -- but the point of that kind of tagline is primarily, now, to discourage anyone who might read my feed from taking it very seriously at all.

As a result, though I remain on twitter, I absolutely don't defend it as a bastion of intellectual or even invigorating thought at all. I find most value in it for purely social uses -- that is, I find more value from following friends' tweets and seeing what inane things they have to say and vice versa -- and I certainly don't mean to apply that just because I find the "most value" out of that piece of Twitter doesn't mean it is truly a very valuable component.

In other words, I almost support you leaving... ;)

_refugee_  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

Well THIS BITCH ran eleventy-eleven point eleventy-eleven miles today, which is pretty dang cool. That is a personal distance PR/PB for me.

I signed up for another 5k. At this point I'm ready to call a 5k a fun run. What I like about the local 5ks that I'm signing up for is that nearly all of them have the money go to benefit some cause or something. So I'm having fun running "competitively," at least getting experience with racing, and my dollars are going to causes I like to support in my local community! This new 5k will be in May (after my upcoming 10k) and it supports my local SPCA. Guess what they're calling it.

Go on, guess.

Ahahaha. OK, you guys give up? They're calling it...the fast and the furriest 5k.

Seriously guys, how could a gal say no to that??

Also, here are some stamps I've been carving.

I've been doing a lot of research into printing, as in carved-print-printing, and it's pretty cool. But also a little too serious. I like my stamps. I think I'm going to continue artistically experimenting with a healthy mixture of both approaches.

Now excuse me, while I go eat a pizza.

_refugee_  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 12, 2020

Good to see you around!

_refugee_  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Andrew Yang to End Presidential Campaign

how i feel about democrats as a democrat :(

_refugee_  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski: I hate to toot my own horn, but . . .

I love this! I bet your class is freakin' awesome, lil.