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Offerings with Limitations

thetwistedrope:

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I love the idea of offerings. The notion of reciprocity between humans and gods. The idea of a cycle where they give to us, and we give to them, and through this exchange, Creation is propelled forward and maintained. I love offerings.

However, there was a time when I hated making offerings.

Yep. You read that right- the person who loves to talk about making offerings and why offerings are so…

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femmekat:

gigaguess:

melonberrymint:

So I saw this today on Pinterest and then found the Etsy link and I have to make a small PSA.
Please do not ever ever ever keep your betta (or any fish for that matter) in a permanent tank this small. EVER.The seller claims that betta don’t need aeration, filtration, or a lot of water to live a long and healthy life of two years, so a wine bottle is the perfect fashionable tank for them. This is a lie.Small tanks mean low water temp, which makes betta, a tropical fish, sick. Any good betta tank will have a heater that can be regulated to 80 degrees.The smallest tank any betta should live in is one gallon, which is nearly three times as much as a wine bottle (or those stupid “betta vases”) will hold. Betta will thrive much better in a three gallon or larger tank.There is nowhere in this jar for the betta to hide when he’s scared or nap when he’s tired. They do enjoy playing with their humans, but they need some aquarium decor to interact with when you’re not around.The seller suggests cleaning the tank once a week and that filtration isn’t needed, but bettas eat and poop just like any other fish and create waste that is harmful to them. The small amount of water in this jar should be changed daily, not weekly, to avoid ammonia buildup and remove uneaten food crud. Of course, a daily water change could be avoided with a good sized tank and a nice, slow-current filter.
This person has already sold a number of these upcycled tanks to people who don’t know any better about betta care, and it makes me so sad that their beautiful fish are living unhappy lives.

Reblogging for learning something new and incredibly needed today.

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femmekat:

gigaguess:

melonberrymint:

So I saw this today on Pinterest and then found the Etsy link and I have to make a small PSA.

Please do not ever ever ever keep your betta (or any fish for that matter) in a permanent tank this small. EVER.

The seller claims that betta don’t need aeration, filtration, or a lot of water to live a long and healthy life of two years, so a wine bottle is the perfect fashionable tank for them. This is a lie.

Small tanks mean low water temp, which makes betta, a tropical fish, sick. Any good betta tank will have a heater that can be regulated to 80 degrees.

The smallest tank any betta should live in is one gallon, which is nearly three times as much as a wine bottle (or those stupid “betta vases”) will hold. Betta will thrive much better in a three gallon or larger tank.

There is nowhere in this jar for the betta to hide when he’s scared or nap when he’s tired. They do enjoy playing with their humans, but they need some aquarium decor to interact with when you’re not around.

The seller suggests cleaning the tank once a week and that filtration isn’t needed, but bettas eat and poop just like any other fish and create waste that is harmful to them. The small amount of water in this jar should be changed daily, not weekly, to avoid ammonia buildup and remove uneaten food crud. Of course, a daily water change could be avoided with a good sized tank and a nice, slow-current filter.

This person has already sold a number of these upcycled tanks to people who don’t know any better about betta care, and it makes me so sad that their beautiful fish are living unhappy lives.

Reblogging for learning something new and incredibly needed today.

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satsekhem:

thejackalsdance:

Dreamed I was hanging out with the Kemetic fandom.  We were in a coffee shop of some kind, talking about the NTR of the Month project and discussing different creation stories.

Then Ra walked up to us, put a basket of Snickers bars on the table, and left without a word.

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Necromancy, Shmecromancy

tamorapierce:

almostalanna:

It occurs to me Tortall has absolutely no qualms against necromancy at all. Neither Daine nor Thom get any backlash against their ‘raising dead things’ life choices, and even Blayce is frowned upon for the whole murdering children aspect, not the ‘using undead souls to fuel his death machines’. 

Well, and the death machines, but not the whole undead bit. That part’s ok. 

Well, it’s wrong to wake dead people up, and to imprison them, but there’s a very simply answer to why the whole necromancy thing isn’t popular.

Haven’t you noticed that no one gets to do it for very long, or very successfully? 

Roger and Thom tinker with it for, what, 2-3 years?  They die.  Blayce, ditto.  Daine was gifted with it under a limited-term contract by a goddess with a grudge to pay off.

It takes a lot of power to raise anyone from the dead, and those who do don’t get to do it for very long.  The mechanism of the Black God taking back what is his may be as subtle as a lady knight coming into her own, but no one survives very long usurping the god’s power.

Hubris.  The only way to win … is not to play.

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I did a tumeric face mask today, because I hear all about them on youtube and natural skin websites and all that shit. Let me tell you what, my face is fucking yellow. I washed it twice and toned and it’s still yellow.

At least my skin is hella clean.  

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usedtobeconstant:

So as my first Post, this is my personal favorite depiction of Re(though not the best quality). This photo is from this book, which is not the most accurate, but I think is beautifully illustrated and gave a good backbone to understanding several of the myths. My favorite is the description of the Nun and Re and how he created everything. Everything about is book is beautiful.
So yeah! My first Re post :D

usedtobeconstant:

So as my first Post, this is my personal favorite depiction of Re(though not the best quality). This photo is from this book, which is not the most accurate, but I think is beautifully illustrated and gave a good backbone to understanding several of the myths. My favorite is the description of the Nun and Re and how he created everything. Everything about is book is beautiful.

So yeah! My first Re post :D

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satsekhem:

lavenderbiscuits:

Does anyone know of any teas, herbs, or like- literally anything to help with getting to sleep? All I know is chamomile tea, and don’t know of any bedtime routines that could help other than not drinking a cup of coffee before bed.

I’ve been a minor insomniac for awhile but within the past few weeks it’s gotten worse, which I’m assuming is a result of moving homes for the second time within a year

I still need to start planning for Wep Ronpet, my last attempt at making this house bearable the last year I’m here. Any recommendations for activities other than pot smashing?

If you can’t tell this is me being unable to sleep.

I can only think of lavendar - sorry.

A few days ago, I answered this ask about Wep Ronpet, which you may find useful. I linked to three of my entries regarding WR, Devo’s guide for WR, and someone else’s post about the Intercalary Days. My ask is always open, too, if you want to bounce ideas off for what to do. But I’ll tell you what - I’m probably going to say that whatever you think up is a good idea because, you know, it’s your celebration and so whatever you want is what matters here.

Celestial Seasons also has a tea called Sleepytime Extra Wellness (which has added valerian, a known natural sleep aid.) You could try this along with a kiwi before bed because kiwis contain melatonin (a sleep hormone.)

If it’s anxiety or extra energy keeping you up, try going for a walk then take a hot bath before bed. 

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I love doing camera work for orchestras. I love it a lot, actually. I love the music and the attitude and all of that, but I haven’t shot an orchestra in 4 years and I haven’t been to this particular venue in 6. I’m super fucking nervous, especially because I’m riding to work with someone I’ve never met before. I get to see my boss’ son, though, who I was friends with back in college.

But I DO get to see an orchestra and I get paid for it so I can’t complain REALLY.

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togamisrichass:

also psa

  • its perfectly normal and expected for people to act differently around other people
  • you play a different role in everyones life and you act accordingly to that role
  • its not being two faced 
  • it’s “would you act the way you act around your friends at a job interview?”
  • no you would not

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