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this is one of those mysteries of my new neighborhood

(photo of an electric.. organ? some sort of keyboard instrument? up against a blank wall on the sidewalk)

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important crustacean news! Ghost crabs use teeth in their stomach to growl at their enemies

"X-ray fluoroscopy videos revealed that the rasping sounds coincided with the movements of the teeth in their foreguts, known as gastric mills"

the article also notes other mechanisms ghost crabs use to signal each other–maybe the kind of nuanced sociality needed living close by each other in burrows

ahhhh i miss silver prints, i really should make some room for it this fall

found these lingonberries growing in new hampshire :3

(photo of a small cluster of little red berries under some grass leaning up against a lichen covered rock)

tomorrow im gonna be that guy going through airport security with an internal frame daypack bulging at the seams and a pair of hiking boots around my neck and a national parks service ball cap being too chill for life

if only this trip didn't lean on jet fuel though

here's a beautiful crag dog named punky i met last weekend

(bw photo of a spaniel sitting nicely on a wooden deck, looking up at the camera)

work got a couple of mirrorless cameras (fuji x-pro 1 and x-pro 2) and i'm going to take one out on my trip this weekend; i've never used one before so this could be an experience! is apparently a real thing; i'm vaguely curious and might try to get one at work :o

and by bew phone i mean new phone (or, a new phone with a head cold??)

i finally reauthenticated this instance to my bew phone, hello everyone, how have you been??

(photo of a finished basement wall and glass block window with some cute junk piled in it)


(photo of a yellow swallowtail butterfly taking off from a patch of purple clover)

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I'm still waiting for ICE to content warning before they fuck up people's lives and yet.

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A piece about the specific ways transphobes target trans men 

feeling good about krita and my hand-tablet-screen connection lately!

(i've nicknamed her mò but i'm not sure that's right for her yet)

messing around with krita's symmetry tool to help me loosen up the arm a littl

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oh man actually yes if i go with a lighter coloring i could make her a qinling panda

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