vaccine, summer work 

Big week ahead. Getting my second Moderna shot tomorrow, moving to Minnesota to work at a summer camp the following Saturday, and I might be getting my first tablet/e-reader for reading, writing, and email (any Boox users here?). Unfortunately that means I'll probably have to miss this year 😭

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taken when sis and I were trying to explain Koyaanisqatsi to our mom

tech anxiety 

My computer is currently unable to connect to both Apple's and Microsoft's servers. This is freaking me out.

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Yeah I'm a "beta male". I'm not fully developed, useful and fun yet, but it's getting there

Apparently it's just SanDisk in general that doesn't support .m4a, but I've found a workaround and a cheap replacement for my mom's janky old iPod nano.

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The phone only plays .mp3 files so I have to convert all my .m4a tracks once they're on there, and it's a bit slow at opening them, but it's fun stumbling on old gadgets that still work.

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Found an old 2GB microSD card in the computer desk drawer, and my dumbphone just happens to have a port. Time to load some audio files! Just imagine, two whole gigabytes of media storage...on your cellular phone!

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as I restock my iTunes library with CDs from the public library, the Genius algorithm is generating more and better mixes, but for some reason I still keep getting tracks from Mouth Silence and Mouth Moods in my Jazz Mix

Looks like I'll be working towards a creative writing MFA at Butler University!

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Book requests - novels 

Friendos. I'm going to be teaching 9th graders ancient history.
I like to incorporate novels. Do you have any recommendations of novels that you think hit the mark?

I'm interested in novels that are not focused on western civilization

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Hello! Scholar.Social is excited to host the second , a free, indisciplinary online academic conference - roughly spanning 7/26-8/4 🌞

We'll be looking for: people to help organize, moderators for the presentations, and presenters! Stay tuned for more details 👀

You can check out past presentations here: summerschool.scholar.social/

Cracked open the old Greek textbook last night. One of my old Classics profs wrote it, and I wasn't really in the best place when I first attempted the course, but it explains things really well so far. Hopefully I get a bit further with it now than when I was a freshman in over my head.

oblique ment. of Hollywood creep, antisemitism 

edit's been undone but the page is on my watch list now

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oblique ment. of Hollywood creep, antisemitism 

gotta love when another Hollywood producer gets outed as a predator and the vandalisms to his Wikipedia page (namely calling him an abusive tyrant in the summary) get shot down, but the edit to the first line which highlights that he is Jewish American (added anonymously this morning) is just sitting there

Just realized that “Damnant quod non intelligunt,” which is inscribed on the floor of the Devil’s throne room in the “Montero” music video, flows really well with the song’s dancehall beat even though it doesn’t necessarily scan by classical conventions

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Timeline in which all teslas are smelted down to make interurban trams that run through your village every ten minutes

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