I wrote a brief explanation of my fears and experiences with maskless people on Medium. 📝
I’ve been watching Broadchurch and it’s so good. Chris Chibnall is a fantastic writer and Jodie is, as always, a wonderful actor. 📺
I’ve been dipping my toes into SSB. I’m not extremely well versed in technology based things, but I’m starting to get the hang of (some) things. 🖥
The library I volunteer at is doing a summer reading competition. At first I was just filling it out because I felt bad that there wasn’t a ton of interest but then I got really into it and now I just want to be done with my ten books to get a prize.
Please donate to the Move to Higher Ground Project. Author Stephenie Meyer used elements of the real Quileute legends and traditions while creating the Twilight Saga and has not publicly donated to their cause. Right now, the entire community is in an unsafe area prone to flooding and natural disasters. They are currently trying to raise money to move to a safer area and their first priority is moving their school. Without the school, many of their traditions would be lost since it is the only school in the world teaching the Quileute language. Click here to donate.
To encourage donating, myself and my co-runners created a fanzine (fan-magazine). After waiting three months, we decided to make the zine free and to encourage others to donate on their own. To access to zine, you can download the PDF from itch.io. Feel free to share the link to the zine and to spread the Move to Higher Ground cause to others.
Triassic period. These creatures had a rudder-like tail that allowed pterodactyls to fly in any direction. Their wife chests and elongated phalanges helped them fly as well. They’re similar to bats; however, their wings are connected to only one digit while bats use four digits for flight.
Currently reading How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. So far it’s really good. It’s a nice introductory book into racism and how being called a “racist” is not the end of the world. 📚
Sahelanthropus tchadensis. Early human ancestor from six or seven million years ago in Chad.
This is an ammonite. They’re currently extinct but are a type of mollusk that lived during the Cretaceous period. They have a distinct spiral shape to them.
Spending just 10 minutes a day surrounded by nature is said to relieve stress and anxiety. Sometimes it’s nice to walk a nature trail and get a little lost on your way back.
It is assumed that stromatolites were formed in areas with low oxygen by microbes. These microbes likely respirated using sulfur. We can make assumptions of other life forms on distant planets also use a sulfur system to live. This stromatolite was formed in the Precambrian period roughly 540 million years ago.
💻 I found my old flashdrive from high school and I found my never before seen website I designed myself at 16. I was really proud of it at the time and I decided to make my teenage self’s wishes come true by actually putting it online.