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Hi, I'm Pamela! I live by a great lake (well, it's alright). I really love animals and have a pet turtle and cats. I like to learn new things and work with my hands. I like ecology, , , , books and nature, and I enjoy painting but don't spend enough time doing it.

I have and write about that pretty regularly, now, as well as my experiences with microwork.

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I should have stayed in bed.
all weekend

maybe all month! :thaenkin:

Kids these days get to grow up with high-powered hand dryers making it possible to spill tomato sauce all over themselves and just wash the stains in the sink and then dry them and not come back out looking like they've lost a battle with an archer fish

I wonder how many private residences are contaminated with HeLa? 🤔

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Every day should be random-person-takes-doggo-to-work day 😍

Everyone recommends Greenleaf and Blueberry for natural pigment watercolors and I thought they were out of business, but no, they're just off Etsy now.

They're sooooo pretty.
greenleafblueberry.com/pages/t

I think at some point my brain just decided all the kickass allies get their own subgroup where they're clearly among and belong with us and the details don't much matter. 👍

Then I kind of coast along until I watch a moisturizing soap commercial or something and What the Fuck?? Who the heck is this aimed at?

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I cool toned my hair and added a bit of silver (selfie, [one] eye contact, boosts OK) Show more

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livestream creation of new artwork vs. continue not to wear yucky clothes

:thaenkin:

Tisha usually curls up into a sullen little ball, but tonight she's too hot and somehow taking up about three times the amount of space she should be.

🤔 I just typed out like six different emoji shortcodes that map to nothing before giving up. No :grr:, no :sullen:, no :cranky:, no :grouchy:, no :glowering:, no :loathing:...

I am sitting by a woman who is leaning forward and gesturing and emoting in various ways at her laptop screen, looking puzzled or tapping her pencil or shaking her finger or jolting with sudden insight and it is so fucking good and pure and wonderful. :blobaww:

*David Attenborough hides in a bush, watching me take out my phone and start scrolling the timeline*

“Here we see the extremely rare Mastodon heterosexual. Like many before him, he’s wandered into a harsh environment to which his kind are ill suited, he must adapt quickly, or risk defederation. He’s cautious, he begins to type his first post, a reply to a woman with “men stay away’ in her bio: ‘Has anyone told you how beautiful you are when you smile?’ Oh, dear.”

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"I was feeling lonely but I'd just forgotten to refresh the tab upon resume:" an ongoing saga

Think I just hit "literally can't even" stress levels. Tell me when it's winter.

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