Please know that Ron Perlman's wikipedia photo looks like the school photograph of the weird high school history teacher that everyone likes because he curses https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Perlman
today at an austrian restaurant Izzy absolutely DESTROYED an entire bowl of cucumber salad as well as most of a pretzel, a bunch of spaetzle, goulash, paprika chicken and half of a pickle that she kept dipping in obatzda and when we got home she kept having these tremendous old man burps that smelled like the inside of a deli case
#parenting Show more
A really neat thing about living with a very wriggly 23 month old is that it reminds you of when you were a kid and you’d lie upside down off the couch or on the ground with your feet in the air just because it felt neat to put your body in new positions.
What’s your #knitting process? Show more
I felt like this was an interesting discussion for the fediverse. I learned to knit from YouTube videos so there’s a lot I don’t know about how other people knit. Do you find yarn that you’d like to knit with first, then find a pattern to work with it, or find a pattern and then figure out yarn?
buying yarn by the cone is a TRIP #knitting
hog talk Show more
oh uh suffice it to say I don’t use the little pocket
hog talk Show more
I got the yoga shorts back when I was waking up at 6 am and doing an hour of yoga at 7 and then biking to work I.e. before I had a child. when I got them I found out there’s a little pocket in the front you can slip your hog into so that it stands out, proudly defined, if you’re cruising at yoga
I don’t feel like I’m doing the thing I’m supposed to be doing. I’ve done the safe thing because I never felt like I knew what I wanted to do. And now I’m worried that at this point my obligations mean I don’t have the resources to try anything else, and working 50+ hour weeks for my entire adult life means I’m too burned out to even know what I’d like to try.
there's a huge bio on them here:
and, like...reading this I can't shake the feeling that my life would actually have been easier if I had trusted in myself more and lived a little weirder.
oh wow I just found out from a Spotify email that a band I'm really fond of, Mountain Man, is not only back together but touring. They're really fantastic - three women doing like incredible harmony singing - and every time I listen I get the melancholy feeling that this sort of work is what I should be doing?
You might know them from their song Holy Father, which is VERY good - here it is live:
A cozy little tomb full of friendly ghouls.