B.C.’s old-growth forest announcement won’t actually slow down logging: critics.
As rumours swirl of a snap fall election, the NDP government has announced development deferrals for nine areas — but closer inspection reveals a startling absence of old growth, and some areas have already been clear cut.
@Fritillaria2 technically the plural they/them as most people have two butt-cheeks
Tweet for the masto crowd:
Mosses and other bryophytes aren’t like vascular plants because they don’t have to be. That doesn’t mean they’re more primitive. The idea that they are “less evolved” is a gross misunderstanding of evolution. Most extant moss species are actually more recent than many vascular plants. Also, bryophyte-dominated landscapes, namely sphagnum bogs, sequester more carbon than all forests combined. Learn more about bryophytes and pervasive misconceptions:
This mom officially has a kid who is dating. 😱
I was honored by my 13 yo daughter tonight, who announced she had a girlfriend. We were the first family she told. (“It’s not a competition,” my SO said. “Pfft! Of course not!” <whistles innocently>)
I’m pleased that years of presenting sexual orientations as normal and acceptable has paid off. I think she was just as embarrassed as if she had announced a boyfriend.
Hurray for communication! And acceptance. ❤️ I offered her a ride to see her.
“Poser Wearing Che Guevara Shirt Can’t Even Name Three of His Songs”
—via The Hard Times
Mentally articulating the problems I have attempting to follow the advice to “do something when you think about it so you won’t forget” (topic of yesterday’s poll). I figured it out:
I’ll start a task I’m thinking of, when, while doing so, a series of other tasks cascades in my brain. Sticking to those first tasks becomes a challenge I have to work through. It’s hard to move on to the next, more important task without completing the new one, as if there’s a physical barrier between the two.
Haven’t found the pen yet, but I’ve found another I could lose.
I mean, “use.”
Unabashedly loving “Cobra Kai” tv series (2018). Based off of “The Karate Kid,” this show not only is cheesy, it absolutely embraces its cheesiness. If you’re #GenX and/or you love the movie, watch this. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, the original movie rivals, reprise their roles some 30+ years later *and it’s fabulous*. Zero—okay, almost zero—substance, fun and cheesy, this is a great way to spend a brainless evening.
Working alone today, I thought a lot about my #ADHD, gaining insights, thinking of strategies to work around it to gain better time management skills, more focus and less anxiety, then I locked my keys in the van. Again.
Reflecting on ADHD today: disruptions, 3/2
Working the road, I have to get in my van, drive, locate invasive plants, find a pullout, walk, collect, walk back to the van, get in the van, drive...
It (um) drives me nuts. I want just to walk and drop off filled bags at pullouts for collection at the end of the day. I have a really hard time rolling that into the process. I’m trying to convince my boss to let me do what I want, but that’s a lot of miles, and miles I don’t need to walk. 😕
Reflecting on ADHD today: disruptions 2/2
Disruptions happen, though. I’m trying to create habits to organize how I do things to minimize that. I still feel it, though. I hate stopping my weed collecting to enter data. But it has to happen, so mentally, I have to roll that into the process. I have, however, streamlined data entry so I make as few transitions as possible, which makes it feel less disruptive.
Distractions are similar, but they are internal disruptions. Thinking more on that.
overthinking as performance art
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