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She/her

_refugee_’s occasional hubski mom.

Sometimes I talk:

Me and humanodon in Boston!

Me and insomniasexx in LA!

mk, theadvancedapes, ecib, thenewgreen, me, insomniasexx, b_b in Detroit!

me, someguyfromcanada, coffeesp00ns, in Toronto.

Robert, mkaram, me and flagamuffin on my front porch

blackbootz, me, mivasairski, Jess, _refugee_ in Baltimore

And since you asked, I came across Hubski while searching for the Higgs-Boson.

recent comments, posts, and shares:
lil  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months

At first, the fact that you knew many Tongans gave me a pause. How could you know many Tongans? Then I looked it up. So that's cool.

lil  ·  70 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 29, 2020

    One of the biggest challenges I've ran in to with writing up that post is wondering what my narrative is, what story am I trying to tell.
I will read it tomorrow and I'll think about that question.

My question is this: Aren't you glad now, that you did that trip then? It's hard to imagine doing any travelling in the near future. Do you think so?

lil  ·  70 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 29, 2020

It looks right. Wow. Gentle breezes and heavy rain tomorrow.

lil  ·  72 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Write a poem in less than 3 minutes

By the way, "maple-washing" is an expression used to describe our tendency in Canada to use our good image to cover up problems.

lil  ·  72 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Write a poem in less than 3 minutes

Now I have to respond with a limerick:

  There I was drinking and noshing

When steve's haiku sent my drink sloshing

He thinks I'm hot stuff

But is that enough?

Or is it just maple-washing?

lil  ·  73 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Lyrics for a future song:

    There’s life in here

    Scrambling to be free

Today, observing kids not in school, thinking how happy and free they looked.

Perhaps we should have another go at deschooling society. Then I thought, with so many umemployed right now, the jobs will all go to the men and childcare will go back to the women, at home, barefoot and homeschooling... and then I thought that maybe now the men would stay home and women would be the ones working...

    We may rebuild we may remain but

    It won’t be the same

lil  ·  74 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Write a poem in less than 3 minutes

It's just poetic self-licencing. Tee hee.

It took me several days to think of a fun way to respond to steve. Luckily your prompt gave me a chance.

lil  ·  74 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Write a poem in less than 3 minutes

For steve

He has half-convinced himself that we — 1.6 hundred miles apart — are in a torrid love affair.

I check my temperature.

100.6

Is the word “torrid” setting me aflame

Or corona virus warming me this long, cold Canadian April?

I wait for spring and hope for torrid summer nights.

lil  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: TNG PODCAST: COVID-19 Part 1

Just wow. So great to hear the voices of all of you. Amazing videos steve. Great music. Amazing editing. Thanks thenewgreen, thanks TNG podcast.

lil  ·  85 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 15, 2020

Yes! Will do.

lil  ·  85 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 15, 2020

Turkey

Good morning Pubski. On Monday, I went to a nearby, but socially distancing, supermarket. I was thinking of buying some Butterball turkey dogs, but since it was the day after an Easter in which large families stayed apart, I noticed a sale on fresh young turkeys. A 17-pound seasoned Butterball turkey was priced at $15 - about the cost of two PACs of turkey dogs. Under the $15 label was the original label: $40.

So dinner last night (and for the next week): turkey. Plus I’ll deliver some to my mom and daughter and freeze some for future sandwiches.

There was even lots for my tenant, a post doc from - uh huh, Turkey.

lil  ·  87 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Practicing posting to hubski from my phone via Imgur

That is totally NOT what I want to do. I can get pics on Imgur, but when I try to post them to hubski, all I get is the Imgur link. What do I not understand? kleinbl00 it's no big deal, but if you get a chance, let me know.

lil  ·  87 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Is bread still a thing?

hmmmm, a podcast!

This arrived at 12:30 a.m. and wow!

Great soundtrack for this thing we do, stay up for hours and hours and hours

Starting stuff, finishing stuff... piles of stuff to do-- great soundtrack.

Thanks. I love it.

There's a very claustrophobic feeling about the song. (Trapped, no way out of it). I don't feel that way. but I agree, there's no way out of it.

I tried to answer your COVID questions today for the podcast... I wanted to write out some answers before recording anything. I managed to write somethng for the first question. That was it. Then I quit. Maybe that's enough. Maybe I'll send the answer to one question. Then another one the next day.

Please explain any relevant findings...

lil  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Never Go Outside (Song I recorded yesterday)

I can see this song with a single accoustic guitar.

lil  ·  93 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Never Go Outside (Song I recorded yesterday)

Yikes!! Great song. I can imagine this being the new anthem. People standing up and singing it together on zoom. A song for the times.... I hope you write new verses to this when the time comes.... when it comes.... when it comes ....

Here's some poems from when we went outside: