Linux peeps!

My laptop gets hot enough to griddle cakes on, running cinnamon. I think it's actually the hard drive!?!?

What gives? Any ideas.

In windows, it's cool as a cucumber.

I'm all tored up inside!

What does one do if, let's just say, one reads a writer's heartfelt, online offering, and it just isn't that good?

Does one say something?

Hey! Know those "TWEET" button scripts you can add to a web page or a blog post...

Is there anything like that for Mastodon?

My partner & I have been accused of being anti LGBT by an editor at Amazon (one of their publishing branches)


1/ we don't wave the flag
2/ we don't see our story as LGBT
3/ we don't accept special treatment
4/ we don't see ourselves as lessor or greater than any other person
5/ we don't accept labels for us or anyone
6/ we don't want to be married or care that our love & relationship is condoned by the state, or church or whatever
7/ we don't have or want sex!

We just LOVE each other

Hey web geeks! ๐Ÿค“

Thoughts on CMS's?

I'm tasked with consolidating a non-blog WP site. Thinking, Get Simple's a cool option.

Others l might look at for an easy switch? Ooooh, yeah. I like flat-file storage.


Legal problems are solved!

Actually we never had any, but felt we ought to play it safeโ€ฆ and lawyers have to make car payments too, you know.

CONVERGENCE is coming back, just as soon as we fix the holes in the screen door that's been letting all the parasites in!

Another problem: stuff shamelessly ripped offโ€” and showing up on crappy blogs full of ads.

Thinking of a simple password, free for the asking. Maybe post it here on Mastodon.

Your thoughts?

Writing while listening to music?

Does that work for you?

Do you think it affects what and how you write?

If you think Key West is the end of the road, you haven't seen the Caribbean!

From a writer's POV, the skin-crawlingest, true stories are bottomless in this asylum. This is where the Amer-Can trash: cruisers-losers-boozers-abusers, drink out their dwindling, delusional, depraved, freak show lives.

Let's just say, it's a freaking gold-mine for a writer!

"It's only defamation if it ain't true! " Said the lawyer to the writer.

We may have our workaround for Convergence. Probably open it up, with a new chapter by Tuesday, if all works out. Stay tuned.


Someone seriously important to this true story is less than supportive about her inclusion in it.

I'm looking for a workaround. The minute it's in place, I'll have CONVERGENCE back online, (in one form or another -- maybe with zombies, or genetic mutant dinosaurs).

๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Stonewall mattered only insomuch as the optics promoted certain interests.๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

It's always been about creating victims that need saving, and lawyers, mega-corps and politicos that get rich saving them.๐Ÿค‘ ๐Ÿ’ฐ ๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿ’ฒ ๐Ÿ’ณ ๐Ÿ“บ ๐ŸŽฌ โœˆ๏ธ

Reality time, folks: All this pinkwashing is bullshit!๐Ÿ’ฉ ๐Ÿคฎ ๐Ÿ‚

Ahoy! A new chapter of CONVERGENCE is now live on

Going Overboard

Cheers! ๐Ÿฅ‚

Hey people (and other entities)! ๐Ÿ“ฃ Let's set the record straight, here:

We are NOT in Canada. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

They denied Elena citizenship -- after 12 freaking years!

To be together, we sail between various tropical countries that allow us BOTH entry.

We have no regrets, life is how ever you live it, and wow, what an adventure!

Eh hem: to take the pressure out of that guest list planning -- keep in mind, we aren't exactly welcome in alphabet countries... USA, UK, EU, etc. either.

More astronomical humor. I saw this on a bus stop bench, outside an engineering building at an obscure university.

There is no gravity; the world sucks!

๐Ÿ”ญ Astronomical humor that does NOT involve the seventh planet: ๐Ÿ”ต

๐Ÿคฉ Behold the poor fool who dreams of reaching the stars, and with arms outstretched, burns his/her/their/its hands on Proxima Centauri ๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿ† โšฝ ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐ŸŽ—๏ธ
Achievement and personal success are empowering!

โ›” ๐Ÿšง โ— โ˜ ๏ธ ๐Ÿšซ
Empowerment is very dangerous!

๐Ÿฅ• ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿค‘
Unless, of course, it is owned, controlled and doled out to you by your betters.

Meg boosted

Canada is a brand, an exclusive club. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Nobody in Canada, other than my Canadian partner, wanted me there. I don't promote their brand, fit their optics, nor do I care about it. I am clearly not 'Canada' material and by denying me citizenship after 12 years, they simply didn't let me into their club. ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

I am rather grateful, because I can't see how I could be honest to myself and be 'Canadian.'

Tomorrow You Die!

The latest, and long awaited, chapter of CONVERGENCE is live, with pictures and everything!

Read it. Go on... I dare ya!

My mom just asked: โ“

What is Mastodon? ๐Ÿ˜

I just answered: ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Mastodon is like Twitter but not owned by anyone. It's social media for cretins, like me, who don't like media manipulation, invasion of privacy, aggressive marketing, and insane narcissism. Really, it's social media for the un-trendy. ๐Ÿค“

I was kinda thinking Mastodon IS social media. Just not the exploitive, invasive variety.

Maybe it comes down to letting the "real" social media platforms exploit and penetrate your very being, (sell your soul) to get anywhere.

Yeah, sign me up! ๐Ÿคฎ

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