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Time for an post. I’m a Kansan & a . I spent many years working in . -policy (part. & -equity & ) remains of interest, as does supporting . I changed careers & now work on (esp , , & ) for a state level kids advocacy org, advocating in the (KS legislature). I’m also a cat mom to & photos of her shenanigans will show up from time to time.

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Starting the holiday drama off early this year by making a pull request on Aunt Myrtle's cranberry salad recipe.

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Random musing 

A much younger work colleague said today she wished we could go back to pre-social media internet days, that a lot of people would be less depressed if we did. Is this a sentiment shared by many young people, I wonder?

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my collective knowledge lives in `history|grep -i $thing`

and then when i can't find it... 🤷‍♀️

I was cooking some fake meat sausage and as it squeezed from the tube in a very disturbing viscosity I took a moment to pretend I was actually living in a sci fi future eating bizarre food and it seemed slightly less disgusting.

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politics 

How tf did I just get a spam text in support of Herschel walker. On my 202 / dc area code number. When I live in KC.

All political spam texts are hot garbage

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An post

I'm over 50. I've been married for more than half my life - 36 years in the spring. Our secret for a long marriage? Separate blankets.

I make animals for a living & I'm really good at it.

I create. I , , , , &

All of my plants have names. All 250 of them. I talk to them & they're good listeners

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guess I should do an too!

I'm Matt. I'm a senior software engineering manager at PayIt in Kansas City. I'm the longest-tenured engineer here and have worn a lot of hats over the years - currently I manage our team.

I do a lot of stuff. Also .

Outside work, I'm a husband, and a pop to two small kiddos. I like projects and video games, and have two big dumb dogs.

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In the deepest part of my soul I will always believe they should have taken this “I voted” sticker nationwide.

You all did this.

> Memory Utilization Percent is currently at 90.46%, above setting of 90.00% for the last 5m

Congrats!

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[seeing somebody boost a joke post from a while back] wow that was a blastodon from the pastodon

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If you're in the states, it's time to go vote today! Maybe here in Missouri we can make things a little better, idk.

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Just voted. In my reliably blue district, the polls were BUSY

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Leaving a dying social media platform is hard. It's difficult for an _individual_ because they're held ransom by their ties to their _community_, and I think a good sense of community is what people want to feel deep-down from social media.
This article by @doctorow offers thought-provoking insights, with a good dose of richly-deserved snark directed to the likes of Apartheid Clyde.
doctorow.medium.com/how-to-lea

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From the Dia de Los Muertos celebration Saturday evening on Central Ave in KCK.

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Valentine, Green, Cleaver, Brunauer, Nolte, Wolcott, Withington.

Recall Fischer, recall Ransom.

No on 1, yes on 3, no on 4, no on 5, and a special limited-edition foil-plated fuck you no on calling a Constitutional Convention to override all our votes.

No on A.

Yes on Q1, Yes on Q2, Yes on Q3.

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