I think my grandfather’s death a few years ago severed the usefulness of clear description in my brain, the need for a smooth plane and clear joints. He was an amateur carpenter and an earth science teacher, a man of strata and process, and he died in Lodi in a hospital bed in a state of dementia. I was very angry with him for going out that way, sedentary and mentally collapsed. That suburban ideal. I listened to Deathprod’s Dead People’s Things every night for two months while I was processing. There was no meaning to his death, in his death, after his death, just the dull roar in my heart that he was gone, that the only man in my life who had never abused me went out so plain, so pedestrian, so boring and ugly. The only useful living is that which is intense. The only useful writing is that which roars, which rips with muscle. I am still angry with him for setting aside his native aggression in the last few decades of his life. But I take the lessons given. There is no plot to existence, but there is the intensity of existence and that at all costs must be cultivated. This is my truth and only applies to me.
me: I should really get those requests done… brain: no, do something else me: like homework? brain: no, LIKE THIS
Jim makes Toby gourmet milkshakes after he’s had his braces tightened.
One of Claire’s favorite things to do is improv games. She teaches them to Jim and Toby and they’re pretty good at them.
The first time Arrrgh hears Toby curse is when he came back from the orthodontist with rubber bands in his mouth. Toby didn’t even notice him; he just stomped in, yanked them out, threw them on the ground and said “fuck that!” Arrrgh was like “child, no”
Jim is a stringbean to begin with, and with his new duties he doesn’t have time to eat actual meals. He quickly becomes underweight and malnourished. Blinky finds out when he faints during training. He quickly makes it his mission to Feed The Child.
One day Draal was looking for a late-night snack upstairs when Barbara came home. He was able to hide, but he noticed she was so tired she forgot to lock the door behind her. Now Draal makes sure to check the locks every night.
Angor Rot was actually pretty low in social standing in his village. He was a carpenter, a craftsman, barely scraping by. But, he was a friend to many and had a lovely family whom he’d do anything for. He loved his village.
Strickler stays in his troll form during cooking so he always has plenty of knives because HE KEEPS HAVING TO GET A NEW ONE CUZ HE ALWAYS PUTS THEM IN THE SINK BEFORE REALIZING “OH, I NEED A KNIFE FOR THAT”
A Complete List of Songs from the Skulduggery Pleasant Series
The full list of songs is under the cut. They’re listed in the order they appear in the books, and include quotes from the book and links to the songs on youtube. I’ve also compiled all the the songs on playmoss.
Happy birthday to everyone’s favorite carpenter! Panda is an odd little hammie. Despite being an extremely talented craftsman, he doesn’t really do much else. If there is an episode about Panda, its usually about him trying to help his owner Mimi rather than some character development.
However, there are a few interesting pieces of trivia introduced early on in the series. In a special promotional CD with a special speaking message with each of the ham hams, Panda has personally stated to have a crush on Bijou. He wants to build something nice for her so he could impress her but has said that there are too many rivals for her affection. Since Boss, Stan and potentially Oxnard in the first couple episodes have expressed romantic feelings for Bijou he just kinda backed off and just focused on building.
Also, in the first Christmas episode of Hamtaro, when all the ham hams are at home enjoying time with their owners, Panda can be seen in what seems to be a scientist’s office. Since at that time Mimi and her family weren’t introduced yet they just randomly put him somewhere so that way he could have his own special scene. I believe the only way we knew he lived with carpenters is the English dub saying so, and at that time Mimi was already in the anime in Japan so they planned ahead to say that.
Anyways, that’s all for Panda. Have a wonderful birthday little hammie!
He’s an carpenter for arrows and a good friend of Eli. Ruß was the one who helped Eli and Valkoinen when they had a strange arrow in their hands and did not know where it came from. He’s an old endercat, limbing because of a disease that covers his right leg. The disease is similar to the one Schnee suffers from. Ruß is extremly introverted and only opens up infront of friends. Strangers may call him sarcastic and very, very cynical.
i have some ideas for portraits i can do for the end of vinnys botw stream As Per Zelda Tradition tm (bolson for vinnys fav, kass bc hes darling, sidon because i love money he fits the idea the most )
but i: 1. dont know when its ending and per my luck it might be JUST before i get out of my classes on the 9th 2. i may not have time over my homework, bkperi, a commission, and sheer earthbound adoration, and also see 1