My new advent calendar is gorgeous and useful and delightful. Makes me happy to open this every morning.

In a surprise to absolutely no one, I was in the top 0.1% of Carly Rae Jepsen listeners this year.

Last night I discovered that trimming a Christmas tree with a two-year-old trying to “help” is a lot harder than you’d expect. But overall, it was worth it. Feels like the holiday season can begin, now. is a Hometown instance for friends of friends. We care about mutual aid, trans rights, and reproductive justice. Hometown is a fork of Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.