Learning skincare with Hyram

[Old person voice] In my day, we didn't have these interwebs and yoo-toobs. If we wanted to learn about skincare, we talked to the older girls at school. You know, the girls with four inch bangs and 15 ounces of hairspray on them at all times. Of course, we also had all those vague, confusing,… Continue reading Learning skincare with Hyram

One more thing we can do about gun violence

A friend asked, "Why do so many people have problems with putting metal detectors in schools?" I'll just speak for me, here. I don't have serious problems with metal detectors at schools, except for one thing: It's rather security theater, than it is actual security. I'm all for metal detectors, if we don't think of… Continue reading One more thing we can do about gun violence

Call or text help if you need help, okay?

Hands holding lights; Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash

When someone on social media sends out really scary warning vibes, we'll call that a "self harm alert". If folks are paying attention, they'll do the who-can-get-to-them-in-real-life scramble, and hopefully everything will turn out okay. But, sometimes people miss the message. Sometimes it's not enough to go quiet and hope folks will notice. There's more… Continue reading Call or text help if you need help, okay?

Online journal 11/10

Letters from our Friends https://twitter.com/badladsplace/status/926430034964992001 https://twitter.com/Michela_Smith/status/928455868550705153   https://twitter.com/Pappiness/status/928706416348663808 https://twitter.com/ALevyInROC/status/926573239073046528 https://twitter.com/aprilwensel/status/926588132597944320 https://twitter.com/SQLPi/status/926866317986189312   Talky things Five Reasons to be a Technology Speaker   English without German words   https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel/status/927557965619613701 Nice Allegations https://twitter.com/BAKKOOONN/status/928740614518140928   #NiceAllegations   https://twitter.com/IrishSQL/status/928248860694274048 https://twitter.com/rob_farley/status/929123696953798657