Odo: Aren't you being a little paranoid?

Weyoun: Of course I'm paranoid, everyone's trying to kill me.

- Deep Space Nine: "Treachery, Faith and the Great River"

And also admit that you collectively played yourselves by jumping into an alienating, atomizing crypto-frontiersman social project because it let you have a car and a lawn away from all the scary city people.

There's a reason that horrible industry bigots all had their own maliciously-futurist ideas about sterile, engineered suburban living.

"My own very adequate memory not being good enough for Starfleet, I am pleased to put my voice to this official record of this day:

Everything's under control. End log."

also one of my favorite DS9 quotes:

"At the request of Commander Sisko, I will hereafter be recording a daily log of law enforcement affairs. The reason for this exercise is beyond my comprehension except perhaps that humans have a compulsion to keep records and lists and files...

so many in fact that they have to invent new ways to store them ..microscopically. Otherwise their records would overrun all known
civilization. ..."

True Buckaroos rejoice -- Dr. Chuck Tingle now has an official Library of Congress Name Authority record: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2020003856.html

Completed thanks to the power of friendship, with big assist from @anna <3

New quilt in my office. Flying geese formed from old scraps. Double V. Listened to parts of Area X trilogy while making it.

New quilt in my office. Flying geese formed from old scraps. Double V. Listened to parts of Area X trilogy while making it.

“An amiable fellow if there ever was one” — Gul Dukat on Garak

Went to CVS once: go to counter. Say i want to buy candles. Say i don't need a bag. Say it's just a few items i can carry in my hands and no need to waste plastic. Old cashier says, "Why don't people want bags anymore? Saving plastic trees just and killing paper trees haha?" My jaw drops. I say, "Okay boomer."

popular media shitpost / dunk / politically-adjacent 

also so grateful that DS9 aired before 9/11 so that having Kira as an ex-terrorist is a place for morally complex questions and discussions vs. something they'd never allow.

Woke up thinking about how I:

1) Took it apart
2) Identified the speaker (ok that wasn't hard thank goodness)
3) removed the speaker
4) reassembled it

and it types fine!

Just call me Ruth “Warranty Voider” Tillman

Next up?

So I got a typewriter and it came with a loud beep that gave the dog panic attacks and anyway...

Deleted over 6,000 emails tonight. Um. I need to stop now and take a shower and do work tomorrow and stuff.

"Every 16 hours I turn into liquid"

"I can swim"

Lwaxana Troi is a delight.

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