we did a thing!

anonymous asked:

dan and phil are so in love :( they literally go to a fucking bakery that's just down the road together :( they always mention each other in liveshows :( sharing awards with each other :( "we're gonna focus on life things" :( "what would happen if we did go further apart?" "I think the universe would rip in half" :( looking after and caring for each other :( <3 eyes :( hibernating together :( staying together for nearly eight years :(

you really can’t deny what they have for 7 years now isn’t love. 

Maybe its a different kind of love, a not by the book definition of love, we’re only ever exposed to so many kinds of love in this world and perhaps what they have isn’t something that what we can process, but all we do know is that they do care about each other alot and they feel safe and happy around each other and I think that on its own is love ^^

To remind myself now I’m back home and the I HAVEN’T GOT ANYTHING DONE panic is setting in, in the last month I:

  • did a lot of really cool science
  • knitted a cardigan and a pair of socks
  • tried out doing watercolours
  • went to the gym EVERY DAY except for New Year’s Day
  • wrote 33k of fanfic
  • finished up a grant proposal
  • and got preliminary samples for the project in it
  • did a bunch of semi-official translations from German
  • doubled my time at sea 

I’m going to call that a reasonable amount of productivity. 

@dogblr: squeaky toys

Every now and again, Gunner will be insatiable and whine endlessly. It’s usually only solved by getting him a fresh, new squeaky toy to tear apart and destroy. With his high prey drive and good nose pickin’ up scents every day, I think he gets built up stress that he’s gotta get out by destroying some toys, not just chewing on nylabones and antlers and cow hooves forever.

Buuuuut he destroys every toy we’ve ever gotten him in under 10 minutes unless we take it away, play tug/fetch with it, or otherwise make some kind of attempt to extend the life of the thing. (Which can kind of frustrate him. He just wants to kill it. Please.)

We did BarkBox for awhile but since he destroys things so quickly we decided to stop. I’ve thought about getting it again or doing the SuperChewer box, but I really dunno if it’d be worth it since he tears through things so quickly.

We’ve opted lately for bargain bin 2 for $5 toys and he tears those apart immediately. I got some more ‘durable’ toys at some point, and those skinneez with no stuffing, and they took longer… but it was still a very swift death and those aren’t cheap.

I’m not looking for a toy that will last forever… the goal is still for him to destroy it… just… not in 2 minutes.

Any suggestions?

The night before
  • Experiencing some pain in my shoulder today - I’m not sure if it’s because the steri-strips are finally off and the wound is exposed or if it’s because I was more active this weekend than I’ve been thus far (and by “active” I mean putting away Christmas decorations, cleaning, packing, and going for a walk - not even working out). Either way, I hope it feels better going into tomorrow or sitting on a plane is going to suck.
  • I’m all packed but I always get a little anxious about flying. Not the actual flying part or being up in the air, but about my bags not being the right dimensions, accidentally having liquids, forgetting my ID, etc. I don’t fly often enough to ever feel like I remember everything. I also worry I won’t wake up to my alarm at 5:30, but because of that, I also won’t sleep soundly.
  • We had a fairly quiet weekend and did our own thing during the day before reconvening in the evenings. This worked out well since we were both busy and I was able to get a lot done on my own. Went to an old favorite brewery on Friday and tried a new one on Saturday, finished a puzzle late last night, made a big breakfast this morning. It’s weird that we’ll be going the normal amount of time between seeing each other (Sunday-Friday) but that I’ll just happen to be in Florida all the time in-between. I know this week will go by quickly.
  • The coworkers I’m traveling with are all great people to work with and also people I’m looking forward to getting to know better. However, I haven’t spent much time with them outside of work beyond the occasional happy hour drinks, so I’m hoping our personalities will mesh well enough to spend a week together and not go crazy. I guess we’ll see.
  • Every time I go to a conference for my school I feel some guilt around the fact that I’m given these opportunities primarily because of being at a private school, something I don’t take for granted. The fact that they put us up in hotels where we get our own rooms, let us fly in the day before the conference to be able to enjoy the location, and reimburse our food is certainly a luxury, but I sometimes wish I could just be given the cash amount they’re spending on me and not go. Since that’s not an option, I’m just going to enjoy it and try not to think about it too much. 

Really needed to spend time with family this past week.  Have been traveling for work quite a bit, and coming home during the auction was a bit too much.  I made it with my son but didn’t want to take time away from our evening together making photographs so I’ll only have a few from this year.  I did the right thing.  We had a grand time even in that short evening visit.  This Cheetah was one of the stand out cars for me and warranted a quick iphone snap.  Super cool and clean car.  It did not meet reserve.

I think Keith’s reveal as being part Galra was one of the most underwhelming things ever.

I mean not only did we not get to see anyone’s reaction but nobody seemed to be bothered by it at all (except for Allura of course)

The Galra have been their enemies from day one and you’d think they’d be a little shocked to discover that one of their own is the enemy

I guess that’s why they wrote some of the Galra being good so it’d be easier for Keith to accept the truth but at the same time I expected more angst. For Keith to be struggling with the fact that he is related to a race that has killed thousands of people but he didn’t seem to mind. I mean he did a bit but after he found out it was like “okay. I’m Galra. That’s cool”. I really expected more internal struggling

Adding on to that, I don’t believe that Keith would’ve come out as Galra so quickly. Shiro knowing was a given since he was there but I don’t think Keith would have been so eager to tell everybody else, especially Allura.

Even if Shiro did encourage him to tell the truth, knowing Keith’s reclusive personality, I don’t think he would’ve revealed the truth so easily

IDK. I feel like there should’ve been more angst and struggling involved.We shouldn’t have been robbed of seeing everyone’s reaction to Keith being Galra

anonymous asked:

what you think about hate blogs? I don't understand the logic of spend you time in somenthing you can't stand, I have also issues with the manga but create a blog only for that is like waste my time. I drop it off and on, but I still like the characters. I'm asking because I also was following a lot of inactive FT blogs and when I was trying to find new ones there were only a pile of hate/rant blogs. Also, did you find friendly/postive blogs to follow?

I think hate blogs say a lot about the people who create them. These people want to ruin our fun. They want to fill our tags with negativity. They need validation. They need people to agree with them in order to feel like they belong somewhere. They remind me of a girl I knew in school who used to blindly hate on everything just so that she seemed different. She didn’t enjoy things that we did so she felt a need to put a damper on things. Frankly, it’s exhausting, and it didn’t make her many friends. Even patient people grow tired of being beaten down for what they enjoy. 

You’re allowed to criticise something that you like. Finding a fault in something you enjoy is normal. You’re not going to like everything in someone else’s story. You’re of a different mind to them. You have different interests. To dedicate your time hating on something, however, is futile. Why give something you allegedly hate all that attention? It’s like having a youtuber you hate and frequenting their videos to send nasty comments. Wow, congratulations, you just bolstered their views and helped them gain more subscribers. Bravo.

If you hate something, ignore it. If you see a show you dislike on tv you don’t spend hours explaining to yourself why you hate it. You think, ugh, I’m not watching that, and change the channel.

People in this fandom need to learn to do that. We need a chill button. The main issue is that people take critique as hate so it becomes harder to differentiate. Every little thing becomes an unnecessary war between differing perspectives. Instead of lashing out at each other we should just learn to accept that people have different opinions. I like Lucy, some people don’t. I like one ship, some people don’t. That’s cool. Doesn’t change my opinion. Doesn’t make me less of a person because I like different to them. 

Disliking things is okay. Saying you dislike them is okay. Attacking people who think differently is not okay. We need to learn as a fandom to stop attacking people for their opinions, good and bad. That way, when a hate blog does roll around, all of us with our diverse opinions can shake our heads in quiet dismay and say, hey, that’s not okay. We need to stop that.

There are lots of wonderful blogs to follow, anon! I’ll make a blogroll so you can see them. :)

Update: blogroll here.

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“The future,” he said, looking down at his open hands, “begins here.”
  - Iron Man #325

I am probably going to regret saying this…

but in light of all the nastiness against those “making it about Larry,” I would like to respectfully point out that when a long time partner’s parent dies, you are intimately, intricately involved. you are their support system. you are their sounding board. you are the person who holds them when they cry. you are the person who tries to take care of everything so that your partner can spend time grieving with their family. and if you knew your partner’s parent well, you are also grieving for them too.

commenting about Harry looking sad, isn’t making this about Larry. it’s acknowledging that hey, it’s probably pretty shitty for Harry too. he’s devastated for Jay’s loss, and for Louis’ loss, and is doing everything he can to be a support to the family and to his partner. that isn’t “making it about Larry” that is acknowledging the emotional burden that a partner willingly takes on when something horrible like this happens.

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In which Jumin’s bodyguards where blessed with the presence of an angel… ☆*:.。.o(✧ω✧)o.。.:*☆

Honestly, he is too precious for this world~ (´。• ω •。`) ♡

happy whatever it is you celebrate and happy new year for all of u

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bizarre nightmares

  • Lance: Quick, take my hand!
  • Keith: *grabs Lance's hand* Now what?
  • Lance: *trying not to laugh* Nothing, I just wanted to see if you'd hold my hand.
1. The first time I kissed you, it was barely a peck. You made me nervous but in a good way like no one had before. You laughed and told me it was cute.
2. I tried to sleep over at your house but your mom caught us at 2am and sent me home. She never liked me much after that.
3. The waiteress at Olive Garden shot us snobby looks when we both only ordered chicken gnocchi and water.
4. We drove around town blaring an old Drake album and belted our hearts to the second verse of track two. We must have played it a thousand times.
5. I went down on you for the first time in the basement bathroom with our friends in the next room.
6. You left town for two days and I swear I have never missed a person so much. I could feel it in my bones.
7. You snuck out your bedroom window to meet me in the jeep. We parked and I should’ve been scared of getting caught but you always had a strange way of calming me.
8. You started spending so much time at my house we had to buy groceries for you.
9. We skipped class to have sex and when we came back I swear everyone saw it on our faces. You got me my first detention that day, but it was worth it.
10. We went to a water park and you screamed like a little kid on all the slides. I had to hold your hand.
11. We took a three day trip and shared a hotel bed with dingy white sheets. I fell in love with you there in that poorly lit room.
—  11 things we did when we were 18
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