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It appears an is a common thing on Mastodon (pardon the hashtags):
- I'm a 50 year old pharmaceutical who helps organize in his spare time.
- I identify as gray-/#demisexual.
- I am a widower; my husband of 18 years passed away in 2017.
- I am a voracious reader of (especially with ), and try to post a of ones I enjoyed (and some I didn't) when I can on my at wolfhusky.net/duncan/wp/

So...hello!

I keep forgetting to post this, but when I was in Anchorage last year, I passed this freestanding kiosk in the vestibule of a local brewpub there (Matanuska Brewing). I thought my aviation friends would get a kick out of it.

It's been pointed out to me that the NY State Bar Association is an organization with voluntary membership. This inquiry would not lead to disbarment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York
Disbarment would need to go through the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court nysba.org/public-resources/gui

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Windy days have become a lot more challenging, that's for sure.

RT @duncansdaily@twitter.com

11 January 2021 - I’m having what I refer to as “an Exciting Hair Day” flic.kr/p/2krjfp6

So basically, 70 TB (the entire contents) of P*rler have been archived and made publicly available on cloud servers. This includes geolocation data, photos of drivers licenses of verified members, and deleted content (that wasn't really deleted). This is FANTASTIC.

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RT @bitburner@twitter.com

PARLER GOT FUCKING OWNED BAD...and I mean BAD 😂

"This group of Internet Warriors then used that account, to create a handful of other ADMINISTRATION accounts, and then created a script that ended up creating MILLIONS of fake administration accounts."

HOLY SHIT HAHAHA 😂🤣

"A ruthlessly exploitative college football season finally draws to a close" theguardian.com/sport/2021/jan This right here is why I can no longer in good conscience watch college football. This is completely unacceptable.

Absolutely glorious.

RT @nozztilbrooklyn@twitter.com

I interrupt your doomscroll to let you know it hasn’t been snow covered like this in 61 years in Madrid, Spain. People are into it so I’m going to share some videos. This guy has been waiting for this his entire life-

I have been fortunate enough to only have a passing experience with crisis management, but it's a safe bet that anyone with experience and knowledge is reading this and screaming at their screen, "WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?"

RT @JakeSherman@twitter.com

This — from @RepJasonCrow@twitter.com — is eye opening. He spoke to the secretary of the army.

Well now, isn't that interesting.

RT @AdamWeinstein@twitter.com

The national conversation needs to move beyond presidential impeachment and toward application of the 14th Amendment's disqualification clause to inveterate insurrectionists in Congress. twitter.com/shannonrwatts/stat

“We’ll just let everyone get the virus, then we’ll have herd immunity!” Yeah, about that...

RT @EricTopol@twitter.com

Largest cohort @TheLancet@twitter.com just published:
6 months post-hospital,
—76% still had ≥ 1 symptom
—63% fatigue/muscle weakness
—sleep, anxiety, depression common
—Sig % w/CT lung abnormalities
—13% had abnormal kidney function
thelancet.com/journals/lancet/

Thanks to @LilyAuthor@twitter.com I learned a lovely Welsh word today: cwtch (pronounced “kutch”, rhymes with “butch’), which translates approximately to “wrapping your arms around someone to make them feel safe from the world. “ That’s beautiful.

In 1992 I was 24 years old, in graduate school. I'd been pretty much asexual, but deep down I knew I was attracted to men and not women. The community of soc.motss (Members Of The Same Sex) helped me put into words how I felt, and provided the emotional support I needed.

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Soc.motss on Usenet in 1992.

RT @Humanstein@twitter.com

What was the first Internet community you were part of? Bonus points if you can pin down the year.

Massive points for the deep callback.

RT @barronjohn1946@twitter.com

Hello I am brand new to Twitter, what are you guys up to

Want to bid on a piece of Delta Airlines' last 747? You're in luck! thepointsguy.com/news/detla-la
For $500 you can have your very own overhead bin! Or a window panel for $350. (Although the $925 landing gear hub coffee table is pretty snazzy).

Barb and Ray are wonderful people, and their retirement creates a huge gap not only for furry fandom but for fandoms all over the US. They have supported @FurFest@twitter.com from the very beginning. I wish them all the best for the future. (They have a lot of MFF inventory on sale, too!)

RT @OffworldDesigns@twitter.com

offworlddesigns.com/news-views

By the way, this stuff is fantastic, whether you use a shaving brush or not. I just use a dime-sized bit rubbed between my hands and that does the trick. And if you want to figure out what scents you like they do a 13-piece variety sampler. smile.amazon.com/Taylor-Street

RT @duncansdaily@twitter.com

07 January 2021 - New order of shaving cream came in! These are pricey (US$17 each), but this represents a 21-month supply for me. flic.kr/p/2kq3bEu

Borrowing the words of a friend, but it holds true for me as well: If you support the seditious, un-American actions of the Trump supporters today, I want nothing more to do with you.

Hahaha! I grew up on the South Carolina side of "lakes you can't afford to live on" and that is totally a fair assessment.

RT @edsbs@twitter.com

made a map to help the beltway media understand the state where I reside

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