so pleased with themselves

with the weather getting warmer I wanted to address something that a lot of people don’t know. if you have a german shepherd, husky, pomeranian, corgi, collie or any breed with a double coat, DO NOT SHAVE THEM DOWN

so many people shave their double coated dogs thinking it will keep them cool in the summer but this couldn’t be more wrong!!! the undercoat actually helps keep them cool!!! by shaving them down you are actually doing more harm than good. without the protection of the undercoat, your dog can easily become sunburned and will feel the heat much more than they would with the undercoat. shaving them removes their ability to cool themselves down

so in conclusion, PLEASE DONT SHAVE YOUR DOUBLE COATED DOGS

American Health Care Act: 10s of millions of people will lose health care coverage, protections for people with pre-existing conditions will be gone, Medicaid will be frozen out, states will be able to charge higher premiums and cut benefits for children and overall the older, sicker, and poorer people will be hurt the most. People will die.

Trump, Pence, Ryan, etc: 

SEX WITH THE SIGNS

So I got a lot of asks about my favorite subject so I thought, why not make a post about it? And if you’re not sexual, ignore this. But if you are, READ! Also, when reading, check your Sun AND your Mars. I personally believe your Sun and Mars are the two planets that give the most insight about what you’d be like in the bedroom!

ARIES: The Spark. Aries aren’t sentimental and sensual. They won’t take it slow. Quite the opposite actually! They honestly just want to rip your clothes off and get to it. Aries have a very high sex drive. They’re extremely passionate and confident and they’ll leave you breathless. They like to dominate their partner, but they also get extremely turned on if they’re forced into a submissive position. Aries also like to have sex in places where they could be caught to ramp up the excitement.

TAURUS: The Sensual. Tauruses will take their time when it comes to being with someone in bed. They’re the type to slowly unbutton your shirt, and to give you a lot of eye contact before doing the deed. There will be candles lit and lots of rose petals on the bed. Tauruses are extremely sensual and romantic, relishing every second they have with you. They also have a strong endurance, so they could keep going longer than others! Tauruses are also quite possessive of their partners, so once they have you, you’re stuck. After all, they also worked slowly and patiently to pursue you!

GEMINI: The Dynamic. Geminis love to have a variety and a lot of communication, and they like to take this into the bedroom! Geminis love dirty talk. They’ll most likely whisper sexy things into your ear, and maybe stimulate your mind more than your body. Geminis are unpredictable, and you’ll never really know what they’ll do to you. There’s a lot of energy when you’re with a Gemini. They’ll probably want to do a lot of different things when they’re with a partner to keep things interesting. They can get easily bored, so if they don’t care about your feelings, they could jump to another partner.

CANCER: The Nurturer. Cancers are extremely emotional and when they’re in the bedroom, they’ll want to stimulate your emotions and connect to you on an emotional level. When you’re having sex with a Cancer, your needs will come before theirs. They will try to please you the best way they can However, if you want to please a Cancer, nurture their feelings since they are quite sensitive. They like their sex to be gentle and sweet, and they don’t mind being submissive. However, they don’t like rough sex. Keep it romantic.

LEO: The Entertainer. For Leos, sex is a stage. It’s a chance for them to show their skills, and they want to be praised for it. How sex with a Leo goes depends on how much you compliment them while they’re doing it with you. The more you tell or show them how good they are, the better they’ll do. They’ll be more eager to please you! They do aim to please you, but they can be selfish in bed. However, having sex with a Leo is intense. They have high sex drives and they expect loyalty in the bedroom.

VIRGO: The Servant. Virgos will aim to please you every time. They’re extremely selfless in bed, and they will not leave the bed until they know what exactly turns you on. If you’re wondering how to turn on a Virgo… let them know that they’re turning you on! In fact, they’ll memorize it and aim for perfection the next time around. Virgos are extremely sensual and kinky, but only if they feel physically comfortable. They won’t have a good time if they find anything out of place, or anything dirty. Because they like to serve, they also wouldn’t mind being submissive.

LIBRA: The Romantic. Libras are more romantic than sexual, if anything. Libras are more concerned with pleasing you, and they’d like their sex to be peaceful, calm, and romantic. They don’t like rough sex, and they may be too focused on pleasing you instead of thinking about themselves. Because they want to please you so much, it’d be very hard to please them. They can be quite detached in the bedroom. They want their sex to be relaxing since they’re always stressed out with keeping things peaceful.

SCORPIO: The Intimate. Scorpios want to completely dominate and engulf you when they have sex with you. Scorpios are known to be good at sex, and it’s true! Sex comes naturally to them like a first language and they know exactly what turns people on. They are however quite loyal and possessive, so they usually don’t like the idea of nightstands. They may not have sex often, but when they do, they make it count. They truly see sex as a way to get truly intimate with someone, and they mainly aim for intimacy.

SAGITTARIUS: The Adventurer. Having sex with a Sagittarius is like going on a road trip: an adventure. Sagittariuses love to explore in the bedroom and they’re quite open-minded to where they can be quite wild! Although passionate, they also like intellectual stimulation. A Sagittarius would love an intimate, intellectual conversation while cuddling after. Although they’re faithful, they can be easily bored. They like to change things up, and they don’t like routines.

CAPRICORN: The Crazy One. Capricorns have a calm exterior to them that would make you think they’re practical and mature. It’s true, they are mature, but what you don’t know is that they’re secretly crazy and probably really kinky because they hide this side of themselves. Capricorns are extremely lustful and if they’re aroused, they’ll definitely go for you since they have little self-control once they’re provoked. They’re a freak in the sheets, and they’ll usually try anything if it’s weird.

AQUARIUS: The Innovative. Aquariuses are inventive when it comes to sex. They like to think about the million possibilities they can do in the bedroom, and they would like a partner who would do the same, but have them think that they’re superior. They definitely don’t go the traditional route when it comes to sex, and they may like open relationships and multiple partners. They don’t like to tie emotions into their sex life. Sex is very, very interesting with an Aquarius.

PISCES: The Martyr. Pisces are extremely romantic and sensual when it comes to sex. They tend to daydream about sex, and having sex with them could be a dreamy, otherworldly experience. A Pisces will most definitely stir your innermost emotions while making love to you. They are willing to be submissive in bed because they’re used to sacrificing for others. They will literally do anything for you in the bedroom.

Read this if you read fanfics

I just read a fic which I personally really like and when I went to the comments section, it was so disheartening. Nearly everyone was so rude and hateful and completely disrespectful of the author’s efforts, all simply because the fic did not cater to what most of these people like. So in honor of this author and every other fanfic author, let this be a reminder to all you fanfic readers


  • fanfic authors are NOT obliged to please your personal preference
  • they can write whatever they want to write
  • they don’t owe you anything
  • they are writing fics for free, for fun, and they put a lot of effort into it. So at the very least, be respectful.

  • No personal preference is better than the other.
  • a more popular preference (ships, AU, etc) does NOT make it any better than a less popular one. All it means is that more people happen to share the same opinion for one and not the other. That’s it.
  • Remember that “personal preference” is basically an opinion. There is no right and wrong. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

  • Being entitled to your own opinion does NOT justify you being a rude asshole

  • if you don’t like it, shut up and just leave. there’s no need for you to ruin someone else’s confidence by insulting their efforts just because it didn’t suit your personal preference

  • if you DO enjoy their work, please leave kudos and comments.
    You know damn well yourself that even just one rude comment can ruin the author’s confidence, or ruin their day, or make them doubt themselves. So please help to compensate that by leaving loving comments. If you like what they wrote, voice it out. It’s very encouraging and the authors will appreciate it A LOT.
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I don’t know how long ago the rest post about muscular trans women was posted or when these amazing people posted their selfies but when I saw them, something washed over me.
All of you looked so happy and feeling gorgeous and confident that i got inspired to draw you all! I’m sorry in advance if those selfies were posted on earlier stages of your transition, I can always take down the drawing, I have no problem on doing so! In order that are @rocketmermaid @lady-feral @snarlahazard and @sogay4rey

I hope you all are having a great day, you have lighten up my day just by being yourselves. ((NOTE: from the text post I reblogged the only one ibdid not post was @/that-dyke because she left tumblr and it feels disrepectful to post it here. If anyone knows if she would like to see the drawing please contact me.))
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The White Prince & the Maiden of Prayers

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Donghyun's letter to national producers

“Hello national producers, I am Brand New Music’s trainee HongGeonie ‘Kim Donghyun’. I would have greeted everyone right away, but it took some time because I wanted to write a more sincere letter. Honestly, to think that someone who was just a trainee and didn’t have a chance to stand on many stages would be filming a broadcast… Everything from 1-10, I was ‘question mark’ about. I was also an avid viewer of Produce 101 Season 1 and enjoyed it very much. I think I was even more nervous because it was a dream-like program that touched me and gave me strength in being a trainee. ^^

Also, since it was the first time revealing idol trainees from Brand New Music, I think I was even more nervous because we wanted to show a cool side of ourselves. I remember showing our ‘self-composed song’, Hollywood, during the first recordings and I also remember meeting national producers for the first time at Sangam-dong prior to the first broadcast. One of the national producers saw my name tag and called out my name!! Ever since then, something moved in my heart and I decided that it’s okay even if it’s one person, but I want to show a cool side of myself. Now that I’m trying to write a letter like this, I can remember everything from the beginning to the end. The thing I feel most regrettable about is that I don’t think I was able to fully show who Kim Donghyun is, so that’s most regrettable. Maybe it’s because I’m still camera-shy, but I don’t think my actual self was portrayed often… As we all regret things once it passes, I have a lot of regret left about not being able to show myself more… Since I’m still a trainee, there aren’t many opportunities for me to show you all myself, so I’m worried about when I’ll be able to show myself again, but I believe that I will be able to see you soon!!  And if that opportunity comes, I will show myself ma.gu.ma.gu (a lot) without holding back!! There are also things I wanted to say. During the 4 total stages I did during Produce 101 Season 2, I think I was able to be stronger thanks to all of the cheers and votes from national producers. And while filming, I was able to get really close with the trainee hyungs, dongsaengs, and same-age friends, and learned a lot of things, so I’m really thankful for being given those new relationships, meaningful lessons and experiences. Secondly, the letters that were sent by national producers!! I really do read each and every one. I read them before going into the training camp and I would make time in the middle of the night to read them as well. It really became a large source of strength for me throughout the filming. Compared to the other Brand New Music members, my ranking was a bit low and there were times where I had regrets about the performances I did, and there were other upsetting events too, but whenever something like that would happen, I was able to be strong through the kind and sweet words in the letters sent by national producers…. Thank you..!! There were so many things I wanted to say, but now that I’m actually trying to write it in a letter, I feel like I might cry, so I’m unable to the letter out as easily as I want to… While doing Produce 101 Season 2, I was able to realize so well that there are so many people who cheer me on and love me as well as what I need to do for  those people!!!

Also, lastly, although I regrettably left first, our Daehwi, Woojin, and Youngmin hyung, who are still at the recordings, are Brand New Music family who really have a lot of skills and charms! They will continue to show more cool and charming sides to themselves, so please cheer them on a lot and vote for them!! Please also love me a lot too (wink) Haha. I will work even! harder!! and appear as a cool Brand New Music’s Kim Donghyun!! so please wait just a bit more! Thank you so so much to national producers who have cheered me on!! I really, really love you ♡!”

©woojinprk

Masterpost: Stimming

Stimming is an important part of most autistic people’s life, and as such, something you’ll probably want to include in your narrative to make your autistic character(s) more realistic. Which is why we’re now going to tell you all about it!

First of all, what is it? The word “stimming” is short for “self-stimulating”. Almost everyone uses it preferentially because it’s easier to use and sounds less… weird. It has a lot of derivations: the verb “to stim”, the noun “a stim”, the adjective “stimmy”… Isn’t the English language wonderful.

Self-stimulating, or stimming as I’ll call it for the rest of this masterpost (and of the blog), consists of doing something with the specific goal of stimulating one’s senses.

If you haven’t done it already, we advise you to read our masterpost about sensory differences, since we’ll refer to many concepts we have explained there in this post, and we won’t re-define them here.

Now that all of this is sorted, let’s get into the heart of the matter. First I’ll explain what stimming looks like, and then I’ll try to outline the main reasons why someone might stim.


Here is a non-exhaustive list of stims, sorted by the sense they stimulate. Every sense can be stimulated by stimming, except maybe the interoceptive ones. Your character stimming can look like:

  • Sight: moving their fingers in front of their eyes, pressing on their eyes until geometric patterns appear, watching a screensaver for hours, looking at things with pretty colors, looking at bright lights or blinking lights, looking at glittery or shimmery things, sorting objects by colors or shape, watching moving things such as a spinning top or a pendulum…

  • Hearing: Listening to music (for example listening to the same song on repeat for hours), rubbing fingers/hair/ cloth next to their ears, tapping on their ears, eating crunchy food, walking on dry autumn leaves, making noises, repeating a word or words with a fun sonority, humming, singing, clicking a button repeatedly, zipping and unzipping a sweater, listening to the sound of rain/waves, opening and closing scissors…

  • Smell: Sniffing things with a pleasant smell, wearing perfume, smelling flowers, smelling a favorite blanket/object/pet/person, making food, taking a walk after it’s rained, sniffing dirty clothing…

  • Taste: Eating things with a strong taste (spicy/very sweet/sour/salty…), chewing gum, chewing non-edible objects, kissing someone, licking stuff…

  • Touch: Rubbing soft fabric, rubbing things with pleasant textures, chewing on things, rubbing their fingers together, touching/playing with their hair, biting their nails, picking at their skin, sitting/lying under heavy things, pressing themselves in tiny confined spaces, pressing parts of their body, hitting themselves, playing with dough or baking, touching water, walking on tiptoes, walking on textured ground, clenching their jaw…

  • Thermoception: eating ice-cream, drinking hot drinks, touching snow, touching a radiator, staying under the AC, taking a very hot or very cold shower/bath, eating ice cubes…

  • Nociception : doing anything that inflicts pain, this includes all self-harming stims (hitting, biting, scratching themselves for instance)

  • Kinesthesic sense: Flapping their hands, twirling their fingers, playing with fidget toys, bouncing on their toes, playing sports, knitting, doodling, pacing, tapping their fingers, chewing, bouncing their leg, twisting their hands and fingers, playing an instrument…

  • Vestibular sense: rocking, spinning around, riding a roller coaster, sailing, horse riding, being upside down, doing cartwheels, shaking their head, playing on swings, slides or merry-go-rounds…

But really, the possibilities are endless! We recommend the #stimfreely tag for gifs of people stimming (it’s so cute tbh) and general stimming positivity!


Now that we’ve seen what stimming is, let’s get into some of the common reasons a character might stim, and the benefits they can get from it.

  • It helps regulate their sensory system. If one of their senses is under-stimulated (possibly because they are hyposensitive to it, possibly because there just isn’t enough stimulation), stimming can help put the level of stimulation back to a normal state, and thus alleviate feelings of restlessness, discomfort, craving or even pain.

  • It is soothing. When an autistic person is upset, anxious or overwhelmed, stimming, by its regularity and predictability, can help them calm down.

  • It is a coping method. When overstimulated or overwhelmed for another reason, focusing on another sense can help take the focus away from the pain and confusion. For example, someone might focus on the feel of rubbing cloth to avoid being overwhelmed by loud noises. It can also be easier to deal with a stimulation that comes from oneself than from the outside world, because it’s more predictable and less chaotic, and it is not illogical that sometimes, when confronted by for example loud noise, a person might start tapping their ears to cover the sound: it’s even louder, but easier to deal with.

  • It can help concentration.

  • It is a part of our natural body language and we use it to express emotions. If you know an autistic person well, you’ll often be able to tell how they feel by watching what stims they do. One common example is flapping one’s hands when happy!

  • It can be very pleasant and enjoyable. Overall, we’d say this is one of the most important reasons for stimming: having fun and feeling good!

As an additional note, I’d like to add that everybody stims, neurodivergent or not. Even if you’re allistic, you must have caught yourself bouncing your leg when anxious or humming absentmindedly. Especially in moments of extreme grief, sadness, or fear, allistic people often rock back and forth or hit themselves in exactly the same way autistic people do. Autistic people just need it more because they have different sensory systems, which are more demanding and need more regulation.

So please, have your autistic characters stim! Have them rock to calm themselves down and flap their hands when they’re happy and spend hours repeating the same word! Stimming is most often a very positive experience and one of the reasons many autistic people enjoy being autistic and wouldn’t change it for the world. This is who we are, and stimming is a really cool part of who we are, and we’d say it’s an essential part of positive representation of autistic people.

I think we covered the basics, but of course we’re here to answer any specific question about this topic or another. Happy writing!

what the signs are thankful for
  • aries: linkin park
  • taurus: tea
  • gemini: anime
  • cancer: kittens
  • leo: themselves haha
  • virgo: books
  • libra: scented candles
  • scorpio: memes
  • sagittarius: fanfiction
  • capricorn: making it through school without killing themselves (so far)
  • aquarius: tumblr
  • pisces: naps
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SELLING KPOP ALBUMS/PHOTOCARDS

Hello everyone! I just want to start off by giving a huge THANK YOU to anyone who has bought an album from me. You guys have helped me out more than you can imagine. So again thank you so much for getting these off my hands!

For those of who who are new hello!! I have been selling some of my old kpop albums recently. Unfortunately, I am no longer into kpop as i used to be when i was younger. However, I do not want to throw out all these albums as they used to be something i cherished. So I figured, why not sell these to fans who will truly appreciate it and make some extra money to help with college? As we all know, college aint cheap especially for those who have only themselves to help pay for it. So please help a poor college girl out and get these out of my hands :)

All albums are in near mint condition! All CDs have only been played once and the photbooks flipped through a few times. I will be selling them for either the price I paid for if not less. I will also negotiate if needed, i swear I’m reasonable!

Here are the albums:

  1. SHINee Dream Girl .. $10
  2. SHINee Sherlock (Minho version) … $15
  3. U-Kiss Stop Girl ….. $17
  4. U-Kiss Neverland …. $17
  5. BTS O!RUL8,2? … $15
  6. EXO XOXO (Korean Version) … $15
  7. EXO XOXO (Chinese Version) … $15
  8. Exo Overdose (Korean Version) … $15
  9. Exo MAMA (Chinese Version) … $10
  10. Exo MAMA (Korean Version) … $10
  11. Exo Miracles in December (Korean Version) … $18
  12. Infinite:  I.D.E.A Photobook…$45
  13. Infinite: Destiny In America DVD…$30
  14. L’s Bravo Viewtiful Pt.1 with DVD (no longer in print)…$50

ALL PHOTOCARDS $5 

Payment will be through paypal. However, depending on the circumstance, I will be willing to accept concealed cash. I wish i could do shipping for free however, it got way to expensive and i was barelymaking a profit since half the money went to shipping. So i will give you an estimate on the shipping and that will be added to your final pay (this also applies for international customers). Please contact me with any questions,inquiries, or more pictures of the album at brunaparentes@gmail.com

Please get these albums off my hands! All the help is seriously needed. Thank you!