Condensation

Condensation

When the temperature drops, the library windows steam up.

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Creepers

Pigtail

I love it when Piglet curls up his tail.

Neighborhood Watch

I think he was watching deer.

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Lunch

Lunch

Crispy tofu, roasted cauliflower, and pardina lentils with brown rice.

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Restroom Closed

Restroom Closed

Seen at the front entrance to the library.

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Found

Found on Mailbox
NO KKK NO NRA NO NEO-NAZI USA

This was taped to the mailbox in front of my building.

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Writing

Writing

I decided to do NaNoWriMo again this year. So far, so good.

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I Voted

I voted!

I went at about 6:30 am, and it was busy but no lines. I was in and out in just a few minutes.

And now we wait. It’s going to be a long, long day.

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Masoor Dal with Veggies

Masoor Dal with Veggies

1 cup masoor dal
1/2 tbls olive oil
1 large onion diced or 1 bunch scallions, sliced
4 large cloves garlic, minced
1 small piece ginger, peeled and minced
2 large carrots, sliced thick
4-5 ribs celery, sliced thick
5 roma tomatoes, diced (seeds and all)
1 bunch cilantro, washed and chopped, with stems
juice of 1 lime
2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp cayenne
6 cups water

Plus:
1/2 tbls olive oil
1 tbls black mustard seeds
1 tbls cumin seeds
2 cups fresh spinach, chopped

Set Instant Pot to sautee. Cook onion, garlic, ginger, and turmeric in olive oil until onion starts to soften. Add the rest of the ingredients and set Instant Pot to manual for 20 minutes. When done cooking, quick release.

Adding Spinach to Dal

Stir in chopped spinach.

Black Mustard and Cumin Seeds

In a frying pan on stove, heat 1/2 tbls oil on medium-high, then add black mustard seeds and cumin seeds and cook until mustard seeds start popping. Add seeds to dal and stir in.

Adding Seeds to Dal

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Soul Mapping

I kinda sorta finished the Soul Mapping book and exercises a couple of weeks ago, but I went back over the last couple of chapters and legit finished last weekend. I realized I hadn’t uploaded all of the arty bits from the second half of the book. I’m too lazy to scan them, but I did take some photos.

Soul Mapping
Never take a mime to a demon fight.

I had a bizarre dream a year or two ago, about a friend who lives out of state showing up on my doorstep with a mime in tow. I don’t like mimes. I was not happy about having to invite a dream mime into my dream house. But my friend and her dream mime helped me hunt down a demon living in my dream house, so it turned out more or less okay. I did warn her, in real life, not to ever bring a mime to my house, though, or I’d have to real life unfriend her.

Soul Mapping
Envy

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At first people called her Happy.

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Consecrating the places of awe

Soul Mapping
Home Again

The White Horse
The White Horse

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Staff Meeting Doodle

Staff Meeting Doodle
ink on 90lb Canson drawing paper
8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

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