When you just want to get two soft tacos from Taco Bell, but the guy in front of you at the drive-thru orders $38 worth of stuff plus more when he's at the window.

@polymerwitch well there's other flavors in "cola" (vanilla and citrus e.g.). if you want to get close to REAL cola find this: qdrinks.com/mixers/kola

Good: My cat loves to kill spiders.

Bad: Kill, not eat.

Good: Other spiders eat the dead and dying ones! 😁

Having a really beautiful day: Gray skies and all day drizzle, a lot of espresso, and even more Alkaline Trio songs.

Kinda was checked out of everything for the past few weeks.

For better. For worse.

Your written orders are always carried out promptly by your soldiers. Unfortunately, your inability to place commas appropriately leads to the fall of your empire.
#writingprompts #writing

food/beverages/Starbucks 

Tried a "Unicorn Frappuccino" because I'll consume anything that's bright purple and blue.

What I learned:
Mango is, unsurprisingly, delicious.
Whipped cream with citric acid is, surprisingly, delicious.

(I say "he" because I'm thinking of a particularly terrible (well-selling? somehow??) author who should have his writing license revoked.)

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Ask me about the quality of prose in my favorite books? "uh, pretty good, I guess? Easy to visualize what the author was describing?"

Ask me about the quality of prose in books I dislike? "HERE'S MY 50 PAGE ESSAY ON EVERY POOR CHOICE OF WORD, PHRASE, CLICHÉ, IDIOM THE AUTHOR MADE AND WHY HE'S A FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED BEING ANd I'm only on page 15"

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For me, a book's prose is like a movie's music. When it's good, I don't even notice it. When it's bad, I can't pay attention to anything else.

It took me a while to get used to it, but I love Mastodon's multilingual personality. On Twitter, if you don't speak the languages, you will never see them on your feed. Here, it's a consciousness expansion. A world bigger than your tongue!

My partner is more amused than he should be that my birthday this year falls on Dyngus Day.

A film photo taken during the ice storm that hit Eugene in December.

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