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community

Hey, we went to a protest.  We were opposing evictions and rent in general, really.  It was good to show up.  I flew my Community is Possible sign. But the cops were acting bad.  They were in one spot, and a tow truck was with them too.  Then one circled around behind us, so we… Read More »

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things to do when I’m distressed

I made this art, with sentences like affirmations. I like the colors–I felt brave, never using colors quite like this.  And it helps how the sentences go on the colors…?  It changes their movement. Then I made this one for Ming to have sentences to say to me when I’m really upset.  I talk to… Read More »

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birthday person

Yesterday was Ming’s birthday party.  He’s a birthday person!  I’d had around three hours of sleep and was emotional and having a hard time doing anything. Sleep has moved from a second tier problem to a first tier problem.  So I would like to throw it off a pier.  Chuck it like a starfish!  But… Read More »

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why radical mental health

stress of being social I’ve been thinking lately about stress of being social.  For me, there’s an investment, then hopefully a return.  Especially with radical mental health. Being social is really hard for me and takes so much energy.  But love and connection are what I live for.  So if I can muster the courage… Read More »

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community responsibility

I heard–our lives are how we want them to be.  If you’re super busy, that’s what you want.  If you’re rushed, over-committed, scattered–no one’s in charge of your life but you. content warning: mention of domestic violence I heard it to shame people who are in violent relationships.  Like–if she stays even though the man… Read More »

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Functionally ill

resisting capitalism for fun

This zine is one of my most requested. I was with Ming on a roadtrip, and we were talking about resisting capitalism. I was making a list of ways I like to do it. Then I wrote essays about anarchy gardens, compassion, my experiences with intentional community, how I’m a bad anarchist who doesn’t try… Read More »

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new place with angel escort

Here we are, in a new place. How did we get here? Angels brought us here, of course. Never underestimate the power of overestimating power. Ask and you shall receive, if the angels think it’s a good idea. I painted a new sign, yesterday. It felt good to say this thing I needed to say.… Read More »