Vanessa is a user on You can follow them or interact with them if you have an account anywhere in the fediverse. If you don't, you can sign up here.


My latest portrait of my brilliant friend Dr. X. Seen here being gorgeous at Chateau Laurier.

feline cancer Show more

feline cancer Show more

Taco’s weight has gone down a bit more, but it might be because the inflammation has significantly decreased. She seems otherwise to be improving so I just keep bringing her lots of little meals all the time, and I now have an appetite stimulant I can give her if needed. I am yet again very glad to work from home. ❤️

Vanessa boosted

is NOT DEAD YET. Congress has stopped FCC votes before. Do NOT give up!

1) BOOST this to help spread the word that we can still stop this.

2) CALL your lawmakers:

3) PROTEST at Verizon stores on Dec 7:


Taco is having a super playful energetic day, which is so entirely wonderful to see.
She has her 3 week follow up appointment with the oncologist tomorrow, which is pretty significant. When she was diagnosed they weren’t sure she’d even make it a week. Needless to say, I’m super grateful for each extra day with her.

Vanessa boosted

So episode 115 of the You Are Not So Smart podcast, "Machine Bias," has some really smart people and me talking about what it says on the label:

Vanessa boosted
TIL about tldr. I wish I'd known about this when I was starting out in the terminal.

The best kind of Saturday night.

That was at Agora de la Danse. Afterwards, my friend and I went for a very late dinner and the restaurant we wandered over to not only stayed open just for us, but they gave us free drinks and had a round of sake with us just before we left. Even though we’d ordered a pretty inexpensive meal. I have no idea why that happened, but I’ll take it.

Accidental matching between my hair and the environment the other night.

Église Saint-Gervais

This is church is just across from l'Hôtel de Ville on the east side of it. There has been an elm tree planted outside the church since the middle ages, and balconies on the streets past it have an elm pattern that references it.

The Seine viewed from Pont Louis Philippe. The bridge in the distance is Pont Marie.

From back during the summer, during a Paris night wander:
Notre Dame viewed from Pont de l'Archevêché.

Currently. ❤️
Guess I’ll keep lying here a while longer.

Lay down to meditate but now am covered in sleeping cats.

Oh yeah, I totally survived the gym and my head is no worse off for it.
So that’s a definite victory.
I would like to shower but I also really want to lie down and not move my body any more.
Maybe I can lie down in the shower.

Vanessa boosted

Hey everyone! I'm still learning how to use Mastodon, so thanks for your patience! This is Moon Gazers, my newest piece inspired by the recent discovery that jumping spiders can see the craters on the moon.

Almost walked into a little girl, who suddenly stepped in front of me and then spun around to change direction back towards me (in response to calls from her grownups). She was so intently humming to herself and air guitaring on a baguette that I don’t think she even noticed any of it. Ah, Montreal. Ah, little girls with baguette guitars.❤️❤️❤️

It’s day 9 of having a migraine for some of all of the day, and I’m finally almost okay today so I’m running off to the gym while I still can. Well, walking, at any rate. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t tired out but it will have to do. Happy Friday, everyone. I hope you’re up to fun things. ❤️