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hubskier for: 3327 days

I live in denver

currently I love you all

yes I love hubski

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steve  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pro-Life” Activist Does Damage Control After Whining About Baby She “Saved”

I am pro choice all the way.

I am pro consequence all the way.

I have personal beliefs that affect me. Full stop. Any consequences of those beliefs and choices are mine and mine alone.

And I believe that consequences of others’ choices are theirs and theirs alone.

steve  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

I'm dying with laughter

steve  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Sky Is Falling (PDF)

steve  ·  19 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Republicans defeat Democratic bid to hear witnesses in Trump trial

    it is against God's will to be a Democrat

I grow so weary of this sentiment.

steve  ·  22 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 29, 2020

your dad, in that photo, looks younger than your brother when I met him in high school.

wow.

steve  ·  22 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 29, 2020

nil, I'm really sorry to hear it, but I hope you know we're with you in spirit, cheering you on, championing your recovery, and hoping for a better tomorrow.

steve  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 22, 2020

I’m interested to discuss this more... and to the point of the rest of your comment, I wonder how much this will happen... and what the backlash could/should be.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091991/

steve  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 22, 2020

    I was thinking about how in the not too distant future, we will be able to change our race/ethnicity.

Help me understand.

steve  ·  27 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: DirecTV fears explosion risk from satellite with damaged battery

Some bean counter somewhere is deciding if it’s worth the financial risk.

steve  ·  30 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I'm having all four of my wisdom teeth out in 12 hours, kinda freaked out.

Good luck today brother. You’ve got this.

steve  ·  32 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Michigan Hubski meetup!

Ref in the mitten?!?! Oh man. I miss all of you!

steve  ·  36 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 15, 2020

wow....

it's not like you and I are being preachy - we just want to make wise decisions that benefit our mental/spiritual wellbeing, and our neighborhood, community, AND the planet...

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it's like there's an asshole vacuum that needs to be filled.

In elementary school in the 80s, we were given presentations about how photovoltaic cells were going to change the world. Utopia was just around the corner as soon as they could work out getting just a little more efficiency out of the panels and as soon as costs came down just a little. In the 90s, GM made an electric car that actual mortals could lease (not buy - see Who Killed The Electric Car). If we all recycle, then we could save X amount of aluminum and plastic. If we compost and garden we could reduce landfill waste. If we all do X then we can save Y.

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I guess I'm just tired. and maybe a little bitter.

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I got excited about solar and wind.

I turn off lights when not in use - have for years.

didn't buy a car until I was 21.

I don't eat a lot of meat - partly because I don't love it, but partly because of the amount of water and energy it takes.

I pay extra for recycling - have for years.

I changed out my bulbs for CFLs

I changed out CFLs for LEDs.

I got an electric car in 2013

I bought a house with solar.

I carpool even though it is almost painfully inconvenient.

When I'm not carpooling, I ride my bike 13 miles each way to work.

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I spend, and have spent more mental anguish, and had more environmental guilt on these subjects... and I'm tired... because it feels very much like my actions are dwarfed, swallowed up, and more than negated by ONE steak eating, monster house dwelling, F-350 diving real estate agent who logs 100 miles/day.

I think I'm just tired, disillusioned, and burned out on the subject. just so tired. I'm not going to quit doing these things. I've just got a lot of sub surface anger and frustration boiling about it. I've been doing so many of the things... and talking about it. And evangelizing for it. And it feels like a life wasted on deaf ears, blind hearts, and hard hearts.

steve  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 8, 2020

    troll Instagram for some old BMW scrambler mods,

oh please do share...

steve  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 8, 2020

    it's amazing how much weight is off my back already

I can't even imagine - and am so thrilled for you.

steve  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: So Let's Assume Life Continues . . .

I love your mom.

steve  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: It Don't Rain in Beverly Hills...

wow... thoroughly enjoyed this. I need to get Luna (and some of this Duo's) work back in to regular rotation. Thanks ecib!

steve  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Lonely At The Top

the backing vocals and harmonies from 2:15-2:30 are particularly pleasant.

edit: and holy crap man... the layers....... how many tracks are in this thing?