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Hello, my name is isa! My pronouns are she/her and I'm in my late twenties.

I mostly just toot about my day to day life and don't stick to any one topic.

As for interests, they are ever changing but for now I like , , music, , anime/manga, , and making websites.

I am going back to school to become a .

You can see what else I'm up to here (I aspire to update this monthly):
the.citrus.farm/now.php

every time i try to open obsidian but instead open obs, my soul dies a little

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If you live in a state where books are being banned, the Brooklyn Public Library offers a free eCard nationwide to those aged 13 to 21 to access their entire digital catalog for one year in an effort to combat this terrible act. Link here:

bklynlibrary.org/media/press/b

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I want the life of a retired person.

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I am going to keep posting about this until we get to 100,000 signatures.

As I write there are 86,304 signatures. Yesterday there were 84,882 signatures. That means we are signing at a rate of 1,422 per day.If we keep that rate up we will reach 100,00 by the morning of Sunday 12 February. It would be really lovely if we could get there sooner.

Please sign if you are in the UK and please boost if you are not.

Petition: Do not remove LGBT content from the Relationships Education curriculum

petition.parliament.uk/petitio

#TransRightsAreHumanrRghts #Trans

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heaven help me i read the comments on HN again, this time about whether it was ethical to have an online persona. i want you weirdos to know that i will lie to you whenever i feel like it, to make a story funnier or for any other reason. i absolutely cannot owe a faceless and uncaring swarm my honesty or vulnerability, it'd be like kissing a borg cube. for example: despite my many claims to the countrary i am a great poster and these are all great posts.

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"I, on the other hand, would start doubting the intelligence of rationalists who don't understand such a simple point."

Idk if I'm a rationalist but regardless, Feyerabend has attacked me because my smol brain doesn't understand his argument lololol :blobsweats:

philosophy books are so hard for me to read 😩

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venus conjunct my saturn rn makes a lot of sense. delaying personal gratification x 10000 today. wish i didn't work so i could just dive into personal projects. alas, bills must be paid and tuition cannot go to waste.

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🎵 WIthout Prejudice by Protest the Hero

Evil is a very real concept
Dancing in the diner to your upset
Sharing drinks and laughing through their teeth
Their only success is our defeat

youtube.com/watch?v=d8gulOH3i4

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This still cracks me up. My dot is far away from where I wish it was.

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The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time. - Mary Oliver

food, thanksgiving 

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Anyone here does (paid) birth chart readings, numerology etc? Searching for consultation!

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no more startups. programming skills only to be used for projects based on surreal dreams: maya.land/responses/2023/01/28

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Happy Birthday to #PrideandPrejudice! #OnThisDay, "Pride and Prejudice" was published, 210 years ago. ⁠

Since this is my favorite book, you know that blog is full of P&P love and facts. So if you are looking to celebrate this lovely day, head over to the link in my bio for all of your Austen needs!⁠

@bookstodon

#books #bookstagram #BookMastodon #satire #ukbooks #bookbirthday #janeausten #classics #publicationday #britishclassics #janeites #favoritebooks #bookstack #classiclove #booklover

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“I began to read just after I was four. The letters on the page suddenly gave in and admitted what they stood for. They obliged me completely and all at once.”
–“The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction” by Alan Jacobs

Reading is awesome.

Currently re-reading The Dispossessed.

I cannot stress how much more pleasurable re-reading this is. I am astounded by all the details Le Guin included in just the first three pages. All details that made me wonder on the first read but suddenly everything clicked on the second read.

I highly recommend re-reading books. It feels like slowly restoring an old painting, uncovering features you never thought were there before, or even dismissed as not that important.

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