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Good morning, you know when you’re petting a cat and they don’t quite want to be pet right now? [eye contact]

legalized cannabis in canada 

good morning, my hackathon project's todo list is looking pretty good!

Not much to the readme but the code is here if you're keen: github.com/ashfurrow/buggy

good morning, I'm sorely tempted to snip off and steal a cutting of this plant from work but Stealing Plants Is Wrong.

Good mornin, and happy American Thanksgiving. Please enjoy the Americans’ β€œwtf?” reactions to the the phrase β€œAmerican Thanksgiving” – I look forward to it every year.

good morning [cw an american apologizing to all of canada, and a canadian not accepting that apology]

Good morning. A bookcase I bought came with a damaged shelf and instead of just replacing the shelf, the company gave me a second bookcase, so I LEGO’d them together into one super-tall bookcase. mastodon.technology/media/jexI

Number 1 Artist: The Weakerthans
Number 2: John K. Samson (frontman of The Weakerthans)
Number 3: Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans (a collab)

you're thinking "no one here has bumper stickers" and yeah, they're less common, but!

that just means that the bumper stickers you _do_ see are much much more potent

yes I’ve listened to the problematic podcast but I promise I feel guilty about it

@ashfurrow wow, that wallpaper of yours is really cool and wise! With that tiling they support the super wide 1024x600 displays!

@ashfurrow Nice! My game of choice was always pinball - fond memories of playing that

@selea I don't even know! We got it while it was much bigger, and it died back because we forgot to water it :( It seems similar to a "nerve plant", which is really sensitive to hydration I guess!

@AskChip I'm hoping it can avoid the Great Compost Heap in the Sky but we'll see πŸ™ƒ

@ashfurrow Actually, wood ash is a natural mineral concentrate that purifies the soil. Tobacco ash is actually quite amazing if you can get it, it's a concentrate of the premium fertilizers tobacco is fertilized with and can nearly bring back a dead plant.

@AskChip oh neat! that makes sense. I'm not a smoker, but maybe I can ask at work...

@ashfurrow No.

Also you're probably going to give the β€œthreading” an interesting stress test after a while if you keep going

@ashfurrow tκ“³κž‘κ­š ᴛᢣ𝑒 κž†ΝΝΜ•Ν‰ΜΊΝ”βŒΆΝ„ΝΜ³ΜΌΜŸβ…Ν›Ν†ΝŠΝ“ΝšΜ˜α΄‡ΝΝ€Μ•Μ’Μ«Ν‰κž¦Μ½Ν‘Ν‘Μ˜ΝšΝ–

@ashfurrow The weakerthans are great, but maybe you need to branch out a bit? Maybe even listen to a band not from Winnipeg? Crazy talk, I know.

@ashfurrow How about Wintersleep? Also from Canada, also start with W. Might take a bit to get used to after a steady diet of folk-rock.

@bremner there is also, I should mention, quite a long tail of other, non-Winnipeg artists on there :)

@bremner I’ll have you know that Jim Bryson is from Ottawa!

I do need to branch out though. Mostly it’s been due to me learning guitar, and many of John K Samson’s songs. A kind of feedback loop I think. Right now, I’m listening to a lot of his older punk stuff from Propagandhi.

So yeah, time to branch out πŸ˜…

@ashfurrow I've only listened to a bit of the weakerthans, but everytime I listen to Heavyweight and their song comes on, I think I should listen to more.

@Tuxhedoh That's so cool! I hadn't heard of that podcast before – you like it?

The "Sun in an Empty Room" song is based on an Edward Hopper painting: wikiart.org/en/edward-hopper/s Another Weakerthans song, "Night Windows" is also based on one of his paintings: wikiart.org/en/edward-hopper/n

@ashfurrow I really do enjoy Heavyweight, though the most recent episode might've been the worst of the season. I didn't really like it. You should definitely give it a shot.

@ashfurrow you’re missing a sticker with an elephant 🐘😝

sick 

@fuzzface haha, there came a time in my life (5 years old) that I learned to appreciate _all_ lego

@ashfurrow A Lily, a Rose, a Petunia. You showcase your plants in your toots, I thought maybe you were showing off another beautiful growth.

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