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2023.06.05 11:19 Impressive-Pea6916 New Gardner (NEED HELP)
Hello to all who may have stumbled upon this post. It's going to be a long one, so strap in, but rest assured your time spent reading this and possibly offering advice could save these poor little plants. That being said, let's begin.
I am a complete noob to gardening and have found myself overwhelmed with all the new information online. One article says this, another post says that, etc., etc. Although I am a complete beginner, I am the type of person who likes to take great care of things. This is why I'm here seeking guidance and don't believe in giving up on things.
Everything I looked into about gardening warned against buying "bad plants" and mentioned things to look out for. I found it pretty sad. My background in being a fisherman has helped me build a close relationship with Mother Nature, and I firmly believe all of her creations deserve respect. That being said, when I went to my local big box store, Lowe's, here in the US, I sought to purchase the most wretched-looking plants in hopes of saving them. Most of which are indoor plants that I'm slowly learning are very particular when it comes to watering, lighting, and potting. It's a lot, and I'm trying to do my best to take care of these little fellas and could use some help.
Now that the stage is set, let's talk about these plants of mine. First on the list and in the worst condition would be my Peace Lily plant. I would also like to mention that I will be posting pictures of each plant and its condition later today. It's currently 2:39 in Texas, but I couldn't sleep easy knowing these plants are suffering. Anyhow, the Peace Lily is in poor shape but looks promising in terms of its chance of healing. It has some dead stems and wilting flowers, with one strong flower proudly standing up. I took it out of its pot, rinsed the soil off its root network, and was happy to see healthy white roots with only a few brown ones. I pruned the areas which I felt were necessary (side note: I wish I would have waited to make this post because I hate the idea of giving up on those leaves/stems that may have had a fighting chance, but I digress). Anyway, I placed the pruned and inspected Peace Lily back in its original pot with about an inch and a half worth of soil beneath the roots, followed by more soil gently filled in around the roots to help support my plant. My question on this plant, and again I will provide pictures later for better reference, is: What is my best option for potting soil? As well, how should I go about watering this guy? I heard that root rot is easy to achieve with overwatering and decided to plant it in pretty dry soil, barely damp to the touch. I plan on heading back to the garden center later today to purchase all of the necessary pots and soil, so any recommendations would be much appreciated.
On to our next plant, the fiddle leaf fig or Ficus Lyrata. It's coming in second for my most jacked up plant, but I am happy to say that I think this one is also going to be okay with a little tender loving care. When I got it home and started watching YouTube videos, I was sad to find out that this plant is probably suffering from early root rot, but I'd like to get your opinion on it. Here's the rundown: the plant was purchased completely covered in dust, and it had a pair of drooping/wilting leaves that I pruned. Overall, the plant has two stems that are supported by a wooden rod in the middle. It seems to be in poor condition, but resilient enough to stand upright, with only the two leaves that I removed hanging low. After giving it a quick sponge bath to remove the dust from each leaf, I was disappointed to see brown spots on a few of the leaves, as well as brown and wilting sprouts trying to emerge from new nodes. I believe this is a sign of the lack of nutrients being pulled by the roots, leading me to suspect root rot. However, I'm hopeful that it just needs a new pot and more suitable soil. I would also like to mention that most of the leaves look strong, but many have blemishes, possibly due to sunburn or an inability to repair themselves due to the aforementioned problems. I'll post some pictures later for better reference, and I would appreciate any feedback you can provide.
Regarding the fiddle leaf fig, I haven't taken it out from its original pot yet because I heard that it can be a traumatic experience for the plant. To avoid subjecting this struggling little plant to unnecessary stress, I want to make sure I get it right the first time. Any potting tips, suitable soil recommendations, and guidance on watering and lighting would be greatly appreciated.
Moving on to the third plant on the list, the Split Leaf Philodendron. This plant is actually in pretty good shape, although I am concerned about its pot situation. There are three separate stems sharing one pot, with all the backs going in different directions. As far as overall health goes, it seems to be upright and healthy, with no signs of root rot to my untrained eye. There are only two leaves that need to be pruned, which is solely due to my negligent transportation of these plants—they fell over in the bed of my truck. I briefly considered trying to graft the stem and leaf back together, but that seems like advanced stuff and a bit over my head. Just so you know, the leaves didn't die in vain; they are sitting in my compost pile. As a remedy, I added some small skewers as supports to the back of the two largest stems, fastened with some repurposed bread twist ties. This should provide additional support as I intend to help this plant grow big! Once again, I would appreciate potting tips and any further guidance on soil, watering, and lighting.
Finally, onto the last plant, the Sansevieria. This thing seems to be indestructible. It reminds me of an old dog that just refuses to back down no matter how tough the going gets. My only concern with this plant is my lack of knowledge regarding watering and potting procedures. I am likely going to use this plant for propagation practice, as I can already spot a few little sprouts budding at the edge of the pot. I would love to share these little plants with my friends and family, so any propagation tips would also be helpful.
That's all for my plants. If you've read this far into the post, thank you! I know I can be long-winded, so I appreciate your patience. Please, if you have any advice, don't hesitate to share. Me and my little plants will be incredibly thankful for your input. If you're currently busy and don't have the time, please make a quick post that I can interact with later to notify you and remind you of this good cause. Once again, thanks to everyone, and happy gardening!
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2023.06.05 09:31 LivePollutionMap 🇺🇸 Air pollution: South Memphis communities facing “invisible threat” of Ethylene Oxide
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Industrial activities in the heart of residential areas may have impacts on human health on the long term
Type: toxic emissions (Ethylene Oxide aka EtO, a colorless and odorless gas)
Where: Mallory Heights, Shelby County, South Memphis (TN), United States
Quantity (est.): ?
Date reported: 30/05/2023 (a several-year issue)
Cause: industrial facility releasing Ethylene Oxide
Consequences: unknown (long term hazard)
Risks: human health (lifetime cancer risk: leukemia, lymphoma, breast cancer, and stomach cancer)
Status: draft rule that aims to reduce fugitive EtO emissions by 80 percent announced
Source: Daily Memphian https://dailymemphian.com/section/neighborhoods/article/34001/memphis-mallory-heights-cancer-risk-from-eto
Info: Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) https://www.southernenvironment.org/news/south-memphis-is-bearing-an-ethylene-oxide-health-emergency/
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2023.06.05 08:43 DependentAd5017 A halo rewrite idea.
Alright, disclaimer, this is mostly focused on gameplay, so not much of story would be told, you can lay the foundations, I'm just laying my ideas that incorporate the rewrite, I will have a semi story already laid, so you can continue the laying! I'm just dumping my ideas.
I think the story should've had the stuff we had at the start, and midway throw a giant twist happens; the flood returns, then the entire world gets slowly infected, you have a 4 hour timer in real time, and if you don't do jack sh** the ring fully gets infected and basically becomes a zombie game. You can still do the campaign, but the enemies you now face are flood instead of banished. The game would basically become a horror game and new abilities unlock that are focused on the flood. Flood resistance, Flood cleansing, and flood dead shot. Flood resistance is obvious, you take less damage from flood weapons, flood cleansing does more damage against flood, and flood deadshot increasing your aim against flood units.
The outposts in the game would now be infected causing a new type of Outpost, Flood outposts, Basically the reason why you would want to defeat these is that they give you more cover, because now the air is contaminated, your character now relies upon a gas mask that is in your suit. the air time ranges from 10-20 minutes and is like the metro gas mask.
these outposts give you more air. and you can even upgrade your gasmask, the new focus in the game is for survival, master chief has to stop the infection, so the new missions are to head to areas and clean out the infection.
a new feature would also be added; outpost defense, your new outposts would be randomly attacked, depending on the infection meter which is another new thing, the infection meter shows you how bad the infection is, the higher the meter is, the harder the flood is, if the meter is around 100-70 the flood might attack your base, if you don't defend it your base is lost.
which adds more of difficulty, you no longer have ai companies either, since most who don't cover their mouths or noses get infected. which they require a gasmask. you can find gasmask to give to your ai friends. and finally, we come to my favorite part. when the player is halfway through the game and get into a fourrunner area, if your infection meter is 100, there's a chance a python appears, what's a python? it's a giant flood creature that cannot be killed and requires the player to run, or hide, the python adds a element of stealth, if it catches you. your dead. No chance to survive.
this adds a horror element and the lights also go out. so you need to turn on the flashlight, which can alert the python, especially by sound. but if it sees the light, it investigates. during the python attack, the light is your new enemy, and the dark is your friend. if you hide in the dark, the python cannot see you unless you make noise or move around. the python never disappeares and only appears where areas have multiple exits, and entrances, and if they're big enough. This part is especially inspired by amnesia. You can defend yourself against the python, although it won't do much, you can stun the python with fire/plasma weapons, but you cannot kill it.
The way you remove the python is by managing to get to the area you needed to go. Now this will be balanced depending on what difficulty you have on, easy would completely remove the python, flood infection meter would slowly go up. Outposts are incredibly easy to defend/attack. Enemies are weaker, and ai friends no longer get infected.
Normal would be the exact thing I just mentioned previously. Pythons come at 100% infection goes up within a count of 30-20 minutes.
Heroic changes a few things, enemies now use new abilities, the normal flood guys now uses the super jump from halo 3, that super jump where they jump to you and slap you? That returns. New enemies appear which these new enemies are these; the berserker, a giant flood rhino like creatures that rams you and if you aren't careful, can insta kill you. This won't happen if it's horn is not out. It has a retractable horn. Sorry if I'm rambling btw, I just want these ideas acrossed.
The racker, it is a horrific slim beast that has human, and elite, and brute heads/bodies poking out of it, just to terrify you and play mind games. It can grab you, but cannot insta kill you. It has a sweeping attack that you can jump from. Easily, and it can pick up nearby vehicle and throw it at you. You can also dodge these if you have the evade equipment.
And finally the feeder. What does this do? It spawns flood parasites endlessly until you kill it. If you attack it though the parasites will center their attention to you. Especially if your in multiplayer. It also explodes when it dies.
And finally were on legendary. This increases all damage on enemies, more enemies in total, the previous enemies I just mentioned, and the python appears at 60-50 infection meter. It also can now appear in the world, but you can actually defend yourself if your in your base. Which a nearby turrent which is made especially for the python is on the walls on the base. So you can finally defend yourself against it! Yay!
And here's a extra idea that I don't really think fits halo, but I thought it was a cool idea. Basically it's a sanity meter. (Yes I've been playing a lot of amnesia recently.) This sanity meter does not kill you, or makes you seen easily, it makes you hallucinate instead, for example if your at really low sanity, enemies would randomly appear, but they aren't real, if you damage them they turn to dust, they can't hurt you either. Weapons would also turn to dust, or just randomly appear and then turn to dust. The way to indicate that the weapon isn't real is the icon below. It would be orange. Which is a indicator that it isn't real and you should move along. I don't know a idea to bring up the sanity, or how it goes down. But I thought it was a cool idea. I don't think it should be added though.
Overall this is just some Ideas I have, I've been seeing a lot of peoples disappointment towards no flood. So I thought these ideas might satisfy those fans and have them think of a reality of the flood in infinite. I just thought these ideas up. Hope y'all liked this post if you read through all of it. I know I sounded ranty or probably didn't explain the features well, I hope you all understood them well. Have a great day!
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2023.06.05 08:16 Tstorm96 Brother was lied to about cat he adopted.
My brother adopted a cat in Las Vegas through an agency. The cat was advertised as just under a year old. When they went to pick up the cat it appeared to have a limber but they were assured it was "kitten wobbles". That cat was also seen by a veterinarian next door to the adoption center that gave the cas a clean bill of health.
Fast forward to a week ago and my brother took the cat in to a different veterinarian where he found out the cat was at least 7 years old but most likely closer to 12. It also turned out that the limp was caused by a growth on the it's leg that is most likely cancerous and will have to amputated ( a biopsy is being scheduled to confirm this).
My main question is would the adoption agency or first veterinarian be liable for any damages or procedures the cat would have done due to the fact none of it was disclosed?
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2023.06.05 07:56 weluvmusic Beatport Top 100 Techno (Peak Time / Driving) June 2023
Artist: VA Title: Beatport Top 100 Techno (Peak Time / Driving) June 2023 Genre: Techno (Peak Time / Driving) Release Date: 2023-06-03 Quality: 320 kbps / FLAC
Tracklist: 1. Heerhorst, Teenage Mutants, PETER PAHN – Dark Clouds (feat. Heerhorst, Peter Pahn) (Original Mix) (5:55) 2. Bart Skils, Weska – Something More (Original Mix) (6:36) 3. Reinier Zonneveld, Carl Cox, Christopher Coe – Inferno (Space 92 Remix) (5:58) 4. Bart Skils – Roll the Dice (Original Mix) (6:08) 5. Victor Ruiz – Touch The Darkness (Original Mix) (7:33) 6. Charlotte De Witte – Overdrive (Original Mix) (6:48) 7. Enrico Sangiuliano – Physical Change (Original Mix) (9:58) 8. Blinders – Prayer (Part II) (Extended Mix) (6:20) 9. Andrew Meller – Born Slippy (Luca Morris Extended Remix) (6:40) 10. Marie Vaunt – Smile You’re On Acid (Extended Mix) (6:13) 11. Charlotte De Witte – High Street (Original Mix) (6:11) 12. The YellowHeads – Rocket (Original Mix) (4:56) 13. Bart Skils, Weska – Palm Strings (Original Mix) (6:36) 14. Charlotte De Witte, Enrico Sangiuliano – Reflection (Original Mix) (6:46) 15. Jay Lumen – Spacewalk (Original Mix) (6:56) 16. Space 92 – Gravity (Original Mix) (6:05) 17. Above & Beyond – VLEKNO (Extended Mix) (6:46) 18. The Rocketman, VERA – Love & Peace (Original Mix) (6:00) 19. HI-LO – BRAZIL (Extended Mix) (5:51) 20. Adam Beyer, Green Velvet – Simulator (Original Mix) (6:19) 21. Age Of Love – The Age Of Love (Charlotte de Witte & Enrico Sangiuliano Remix) (8:09) 22. Lilly Palmer – Fall In Love (Extended Mix) (5:42) 23. Maddix – Heute Nacht (Extended Mix) (5:14) 24. Township Rebellion – Placebo (Original Mix) (5:41) 25. Members Of Mayday – Mayday Anthem (Thomas Schumacher Remix) (5:03) 26. Eli Brown – Believe (Original Mix) (6:48) 27. Joy Kitikonti, Ramiro Lopez – Joyenergizer (Ramiro Lopez Extended Mix) (5:44) 28. Cosmic Boys, T78 – Laser Bolt (Original Mix) (6:38) 29. Spartaque – Cross the Line (Original Mix) (5:56) 30. Capricorn – 20HZ (Marco Lys Remix) (6:24) 31. Joyhauser – Wasted (Original Mix) (6:05) 32. HI-LO, Space 92 – Mercury (Original Mix) (6:05) 33. Charlotte De Witte – High Street (Edit) (4:33) 34. Jay Lumen – Spiritual Rave (Original Mix) (7:02) 35. Layton Giordani – Phantom (Original Mix) (6:22) 36. Laurent Garnier, 22Carbone – In Your Phase (Original Mix) (8:11) 37. Marco Faraone – Dangerous (Extended Mix) (6:42) 38. Christian Smith – Vortex (Original Mix) (5:20) 39. Gabry Ponte, Sisko Electrofanatik – Seven Days and One Week (Extended Mix) (6:31) 40. UMEK, Sam WOLFE – Mind Of One (Original Mix) (6:40) 41. Bultech, Justus Reim – Infinity (Original Mix) (6:01) 42. Greenwolve – Dispersion (Original Mix) (6:15) 43. Space 92 – Cooper (Original Mix) (5:56) 44. Nonameleft, Flanko – Time (Lampe Remix) (5:56) 45. Enrico Sangiuliano – Pulse Of Progression (Original Mix) (7:33) 46. Veerus – Infinity (Original Mix) (6:00) 47. Beckers – Switch (Alex Stein Remix) (6:53) 48. James Hype – Dancing (Extended Mix) (5:34) 49. Kyle Walker – One Time (Extended Mix) (5:07) 50. Layton Giordani – Life Moves Fast (Original Mix) (6:27) 51. Eli Brown – Make You Freak (Original Mix) (5:47) 52. Mha Iri – Never Go Back to Sleep (Original Mix) (5:50) 53. Danny Avila, Ramiro Lopez – Diablo (Original Mix) (5:55) 54. Boris Brejcha – Level One (Original Mix) (7:50) 55. Ango Tamarin – No Escape (Original Mix) (6:08) 56. HI-LO – PURA VIDA (Wehbba Remix) (5:31) 57. Mha Iri – Further (Original Mix) (6:50) 58. VERA – Timeless (Original Mix) (5:53) 59. Sam Paganini – Body Ride (Original Mix) (5:38) 60. Chris Veron – Bluster of the Moon (Original Mix) (6:17) 61. Marbox – Unconventional (Mozzy Rekorder Remix) (6:20) 62. Balthazar & JackRock – Take Me Higher (Original Mix) (5:34) 63. John Summit – In Chicago (Danny Avila Extended Remix) (5:40) 64. HI-LO, Layton Giordani – Rabbit Hole (Original Mix) (6:37) 65. Nonameleft, Flanko – Time (Original Mix) (6:24) 66. Alex Stein – Pretender (Original Mix) (6:25) 67. Danny Avila (ES) – Notre Dame (Original Mix) (6:11) 68. Greenwolve, Unknown Concept – Squid (Original Mix) (7:37) 69. Marco Faraone – Pressure (Extended Mix) (7:16) 70. Marbox – Green Eyes Speaking (Original Mix) (5:58) 71. Kaufmann (DE) – Unravel Me (Original Mix) (8:47) 72. Amelie Lens – Feel It (Original Mix) (6:05) 73. ANDATA – Play Hard (Original Mix) (6:00) 74. Deborah de Luca – Dreams Machine (Original Mix) (5:43) 75. Dario Nunez, DIAMOND EX – LOBOS Y CORDEROS (Original Mix) (4:57) 76. Fletcher Kerr, 2CD – Don’t Stop (Extended Mix) (5:39) 77. Belocca – Metamorphosis (Original Mix) (6:50) 78. Victor Calderone, Avision – Anomaly (Original Mix) (5:27) 79. Joyhauser – LIBERTY (Original Mix) (6:57) 80. Frankyeffe – Trust Me (Mattia Saviolo Remix) (6:30) 81. Metodi Hristov, Anna Tur – Binary Fusion (Original Mix) (5:58) 82. Sam Paganini – Rave (Adam Beyer & Layton Giordani Remix) (5:48) 83. GAGA, Mateo! – Rainbow Bridge (Original Mix) (6:41) 84. Drunken Kong – Rhythm Motion (Original Mix) (6:11) 85. John Summit – Revolution (Extended Mix) (5:28) 86. William Kiss – Like This (Original Mix) (5:47) 87. HI-LO, DJ Deeon – WANNA GO BANG (Original Mix) (6:20) 88. Karla Blum – Never Be The Same (Original Mix) (5:48) 89. Thomas Schumacher, Lilly Palmer – I Am Machine (Original Mix) (6:17) 90. Deborah de Luca, Robert Miles – Children (Extended Mix) (5:43) 91. Victor Calderone, Avision – Chemical (Original Mix) (6:21) 92. Martin Kinrus – Cosmic Energy (Original Mix) (5:24) 93. Bjørnson – Freddie (Original Mix) (6:36) 94. Nonameleft, The YellowHeads – Psychonaut (Original Mix) (6:40) 95. Eli Brown – Deep Down (Original Mix) (6:01) 96. Boris Brejcha – Up Down Jumper (Original Mix) (7:12) 97. Loco & Jam – We Touched The Sky (Original Mix) (7:02) 98. Space 92 – Reaktor (Original Mix) (6:31) 99. Clif Jack – Somewhere (Original Mix) (6:56) 100. Belocca – God of the Sun (Original Mix) (6:26)
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2023.06.05 07:21 demauroy Outer Space Shack - June Update - a 1960s-inspired space base building game on the Moon. Now with a rover, advanced life support, and local radiation shielding.
Outer Space Shack is a gripping space base building game where players strive to master the cosmos and establish sustainable habitats. In this update, we delve into thrilling enhancements in the game like our advanced life support system, the return of the lunar rover, and the initial stages of In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU). Plus, we've integrated numerous quality of life improvements to boost your gaming experience. Stay tuned for the latest game insights on our subreddit ( outerspaceshack
). You may enjoy the latest video screenshots
or the trailer on the Steam page
. High Performance life support
Over the past few months, I've introduced basic thermal and air management systems into Outer Space Shack. Early in the game, players can access this system, but it comes with certain drawbacks. It requires a piece of machinery per space base module, taking up considerable space inside. Additionally, CO2 scrubbing requires consumable supplies. Plus, cooling, a primary challenge on the Moon, demands substantial thermal radiators.
I'm excited to share that the high-performance life support system is a significant upgrade. A large heat pump now assures heating and cooling. The renewable life support mechanism I've designed includes a high-performance air conditioning vent and a renewable CO2 scrubber. This scrubber removes CO2 from the air and releases it later. I've also added a new vent for disposing of CO2 outside, and in the future, I plan to introduce a specialized tank for storing CO2.
I've also made provision for storing O2 bottles outside the base in a specially constructed shack, shielding them from solar radiation. This solution helps save valuable space within the pressurized modules of the base, further optimizing interior space usage and enhancing the overall functionality of your lunar base. The escargot is back
I'm excited to announce that the space rover 'Escargot' has made its return to Outer Space Shack. You might remember it from the 2021 trailer. Subsequent development focused more on astronauts, causing the rover to fall into the sidelines. But now, after some thorough overhauling, it's back in action. The rover is an outdoor operator, as it can't enter the space base, but it's designed to automatically undertake landscaping and transport tasks.
Integrating the rover has the significant advantage of reducing your astronauts' EVAs. EVAs pose radiation risks to the astronauts and consume valuable water resources, as the space suits are cooled using a water evaporator.
Notably, the rover is indispensable for building regolith walls due to its ability to transport large regolith bags and blocks weighing a metric ton. Despite the Moon's lower gravity making this equivalent to just 150kg on Earth, it's still far too heavy for even the strongest astronaut.
I'm also mulling over making the rover a necessary component for transporting materials to build space base modules. Some parts realistically weigh more than the 100kg that astronauts can safely transport on the Moon. I would love to hear your thoughts on this, and invite you to join the ongoing discussion here. Exploring ISRU: The First Step
ISRU (In-Situ Resource Utilization) involves the collection, processing, storage, and use of materials found or produced on celestial bodies like the Moon or Mars. These materials serve as a substitute for those that would traditionally be shipped from Earth. While the ultimate goal of ISRU is to construct space base modules, cultivate food, and fabricate necessary technology, the reality proves to be complex. Consider all the raw materials, factories, and diverse machinery required even to produce a simple object like a fork.
The initial implementation of ISRU in Outer Space Shack is modest but vital: a solar kiln constructs large blocks which can be stacked to create thick walls and roofs around space base buildings. The process of the solar kiln is slow, constructing one to two blocks per month. I'm currently exploring the possibility of integrating a combined solaelectric kiln for quicker block sintering.
These blocks play a critical role in shielding the interior of the space base from harmful radiation. Radiation poses significant threats to the central nervous system, causing cognitive and motor function changes, and behavioral shifts. Acute effects can include radiation sickness symptoms like nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and fatigue.
Chronic exposure to radiation heightens the risk of developing diseases such as leukemia, lung, breast, thyroid, esophageal, stomach, and colon cancers, as well as affecting the central nervous system. Radiation can also cause eye damage, potentially leading to cataracts, and can compromise the immune system, making astronauts more prone to illnesses or infections.
Thus, while the large regolith bricks may seem mundane, they serve a crucial purpose. Two meters of this material is needed to shield effectively from radiation, making them an essential part of your lunar base's safety measures. Exciting Quality of Life Enhancements
As we inch closer to release, with less than two months to go, a significant portion of my time has been spent fine-tuning the game, implementing several small yet essential improvements, many of which are long overdue. To summarize:
- Expedited Transitions: The shift between the space center on Earth and the space base on your chosen celestial body is now faster and more fluid.
- Multiple Save Files: I've added the capability to save several game files for those times when you want to try different strategies or start anew without losing progress.
- Enhanced Function Screen: This feature has received a visual overhaul, providing a clearer, more appealing graphical interface. It's now accessible for all networks, encompassing electricity, heat, cold, clean water, dirty water, oxygen, and CO2. The screen now showcases top consumers and allows direct control to switch off systems as needed.
- Prioritized Assembly: When assembling diverse structures on your chosen planet, power generating buildings are now assembled first. This priority is given because power is typically necessary to operate other buildings effectively.
- Camera Improvements: The camera now provides smoother movements, enhancing overall visual experience. I've also included a feature where the camera can follow a land vehicle or astronaut for a more immersive experience.
I'm thrilled to confirm the official release date of Outer Space Shack - July 20th. This will mark a significant milestone in the game's journey and, as the old saying goes, 'you only get one chance to make a good first impression.'
If you've enjoyed what you've seen of the game so far and haven't already done so, please consider adding the game to your Steam wishlist
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2023.06.05 06:02 Metal_Florida June 5: North/Central Florida concert and festival picks.
Please note that the ticket links are usually for general admission; for VIP tickets, if available, you may have to go to the band's website. Monday, Jun 5, 2023
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023
|Rhapsody on Fire, Wind Rose, Seven Kingdoms ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2023
|Dying Whale, Dead Register, Moth Bite, The Path ||Born Free Pub & Grill - Tampa |
|Heart Attack Man, Super American, Arm's Length ||The Abbey - Orlando |
Thursday, Jun 8, 2023 Friday, Jun 9, 2023
|Mike's Dead, The Haunt ||Level 13 - Orlando |
|Within Chaos, Eyes Sewn Shut, Automatik Fit ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
|Jameson Tank, Parks & Razz, Outer Edge Band ||1904 Music Hall - Jacksonville |
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023
|Grass is Dead, The Coppertones ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
Sunday, Jun 11, 2023
|Halo Scars, Mind Virus, Cypher Machine, Re-Birth ||Brass Mug - Tampa |
|Maul, Tombstoner, Plasmodulated ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Downswing, Falsifier, Bottomfeeders ||Manna Tea & Kava Bar - Sarasota |
Monday, Jun 12, 2023
|My Children My Bride, Extortionist, No Cure ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Bury Your Dead, Thirst, Edict ||Tipsy Tiki - Fort Pierce |
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2023 Wednesday, Jun 14, 2023
|Maul, Tombstoner ||Brass Mug - Tampa |
|Spotlights, Skyliner, The Darling Fire ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
Thursday, Jun 15, 2023
|Drain, Drug Church, Magnitude, Gel ||Brass Mug - Tampa |
|Halocene, Lauren Babic, Alphamega ||Level 13 - Orlando |
|The Convalescence, Summoner's Circle ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
|pulses., With Sails Ahead, I Met A Yeti ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
Friday, Jun 16, 2023
|Halocene, Lauren Babic, Alphamega ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
Saturday, Jun 17, 2023
|Roxx, Re-Birth, Cyber Machine, Haloscars ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Hollow Leg, Clamfight, Moat Cobra ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
|Every Avenue, Makeout, Say We Can Fly ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Sunday, Jun 18, 2023
|Crossbreed, Cultus Black, Cypher machine, Davey Partain ||Orpheum - Tampa |
|Defy the Tyrant, Losing Daylight, Shadow the Earth ||Kona Skate Park - Jacksonville |
|Breed, Gillian Carter, Audible Parts ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2023 Thursday, Jun 22, 2023 Friday, Jun 23, 2023
|Crossbreed, Cultus Black, NoSelf, The Dev ||Level 13 - Orlando |
|Bodybox, No Zodiac, High Pressure ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Dikembe, Camp Trash, Glazed ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
Saturday, Jun 24, 2023 Sunday, Jun 25, 2023
|Dream Theater, Devin Townsend, Animals As Leaders ||Hard Rock Live - Orlando |
Monday, June 26, 2023
|No/Mas, Knoll, Shock ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2023
|We Are the Union, Kill Lincoln, Catbite ||The Social - Orlando |
|No/Mas, Knoll ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Wednesday, Jun 28, 2023
|Yungblud, The Regrettes, Caspr ||Jannus - St. Petersburg |
Thursday, Jun 29, 2023
|D.R.I., Metalriser ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
|Peter Frampton ||St. Augustine Amphitheatre |
Saturday, Jul 1, 2023
|The Cure ||Amalie Arena - Tampa |
|D.R.I., Metalriser ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
Sunday, Jul 2, 2023
|D.R.I., Metalriser ||Brass Mug - Tampa |
|Liliac, Fortune Child ||The Twisted Fork - Port Charlotte |
Thursday, Jul 6, 2023 Friday, Jul 7, 2023 Saturday, Jul 8, 2023 Sunday, Jul 9, 2023
|Godflesh ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Monday, Jul 10, 2023
|Memphis May Fire, Norma Jean, Secrets ||High Dive - Gainesville |
|Crown The Empire, Varials ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2023
|blink-182, Turnstile ||Amalie Arena - Tampa |
|Orthodox, Cell, Chamber ||Crowbar - Tampa |
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023
|Analepsy, Cognitive, Wormhole, Nectoricgorebeast ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Thursday, Jul 13, 2023
|Analepsy, Cognitive, Wormhole, Nectoricgorebeast ||Crowbar - Tampa |
Friday, Jul 14, 2023
|Staind ||Seminole Hard Rock - Tampa |
Saturday, Jul 15, 2023
|Staind ||Hard Rock Live - Orlando |
Monday, Jul 17, 2023
|Obituary ||Brass Mug - Tampa |
|Flag On Fire, Scatter Shot, Backslide, Regions ||O'Malley's Alley - Ocala |
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2023
|Cenotaph, Horrific Visions, Architectural Genocide ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Friday, Jul 21, 2023
|Agents of Chaos, Black Clash ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
|Buckcherry ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
Saturday, Jul 22, 2023
|Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Bryan Adams ||Amalie Arena - Tampa |
|Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, Gwar, Nonpoint, Butcher Babies ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
|The Final Sound, Abbey Death, Layne Lyre ||New World Music Hall - Tampa |
|Yosemite In Black, Endbringer, Murder Afloat ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Sunday, Jul 23, 2023
|Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, Story of the Year ||Daily's Place Amphitheatre - Jacksonville |
|Less Than Jake, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Devon Kay & the Solutions ||House of Blues - Orlando |
|Rising Up Angry, Tragic, Legions Blind ||Kona Skate Park - Jacksonville |
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2023
|Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, Story of the Year ||Yuengling Center - Tampa |
|Endbringer, Yosemite In Black, Heavy Hitter ||1904 Music Hall - Jacksonville |
Thursday, Jul 27, 2023
|Fall Out Boy, Bring Me The Horizon, Royal & The Serpent ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
Friday, Jul 28, 2023
|Havok, Toxic Holocaust, I AM, Hammerhedd ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Saturday, Jul 29, 2023
|Between the Buried and Me, Rivers of Nihil, Thank you Scientist ||Jannus - St. Petersburg |
|Round Eye, No Fraud, Caffiends ||Will's Pub - Orlando |
Sunday, Jul 30, 2023
|Between the Buried and Me, Rivers of Nihil, Thank you Scientist ||Beacham - Orlando |
|Southpaw, Highest Crown, Fortitude, Dead Mirrors ||Born Free - Tampa |
Thursday, Aug 3, 2023
|Crobot, Rickshaw, Billie's Burger Patrol ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Saturday, Aug 5, 2023
|Underoath, The Ghost Inside, We Came As Romans ||Yuengling Center - Tampa |
Sunday, Aug 6, 2023
|Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
|Underoath, The Ghost Inside, We Came As Romans ||St. Augustine Amphitheatre |
|Sanguisugabogg, Kruelty, Vomit Forth ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Wednesday, Aug 9, 2023
|The Queers, The Radio Buzzkills, The Jasons ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
Friday, Aug 11, 2023
|Pyrexia, Cerebral Incubation, Atoll ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Sunday, Aug 13, 2023
|The All-American Rejects, New Found Glory, The Starting Line ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
|Black Flag ||High Dive - Gainesville |
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2023
|Alesana, Vampires Everywhere, Limbs ||Level 13 - Orlando |
Saturday, Aug 19, 2023
|The Offspring, Sum 41, Simple Plan ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
|hed p.e., Lydia can't Breathe, Razorz Edge ||Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville |
Sunday, Aug 20, 2023
|Left to Suffer, Distant, Justice for the Damned ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2023
|The Smashing Pumpkins, Interpol, Rival Sons ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2023
|The Mezingers ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
Thursday, Aug 24, 2023
|Bless The Fall, Caskets, Kingdom of Giants ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Saturday, Aug 26, 2023
|Clutch, Giovanni & The Hired Guns, Mike Dillon ||Jannus - St. Petersburg |
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2023 Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 Saturday, Sep 2, 2023 Sunday, Sep 3, 2023
|Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Ministry ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2023
|Spitalfield, Rookie of the Year, The Future Perfect ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023 Friday, Sep 8, 2023
|Bad Omens, ERRA, I See Stars ||Jannus - St. Petersburg |
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 Sunday, Sep 10, 2023
|The Waning Moon, Palace of Tears, Rux Vendetta ||Hooch & Hive - Tampa |
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2023
|Angelmaker, Vulvodynia, Flasifier ||Conduit - Orlando |
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023
|Black Veil Brides, VV, Dark Divine ||Jannus - St. Petersburg |
Friday, Sep 15, 2023 Saturday, Sep 16, 2023
|3 Doors Down, Candlebox ||Daily's Place Amphitheatre - Jacksonville |
|Dance Gavin Dance, SiM, Rain City Drive ||Hard Rock Live - Orlando |
Sunday, Sep 17, 2023
|Movements, Mannequin Pussy, Softcult ||The Ritz - Tampa |
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023
|Avenged Sevenfold, Falling in Reverse ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
|Wave to Earth, slchld ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Thursday, Sep 21, 2023
|Scowl, Militarie Gun, MSPAINT ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Friday, Sep 22, 2023
|Scowl, Militarie Gun, MSPAINT ||1904 Music Hall - Jacksonville |
Saturday, Sep 24, 2023
|Cavalera Conspiracy, Exhumed, Incite ||Beacham - Orlando |
Sunday, Sep 25, 2023
|Boys Like Girls, State Champs, Four Year Strong ||House Of Blues - Orlando |
Friday, Sep 29, 2023
|The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ||High Dive - Gainesville |
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023
|CIRCLE JERKS, TSOL, Negative Approach ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
|Shinedown, Papa Roach, Spiritbox ||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa |
Thursday, Oct 5-7, 2023 Tuesday, Oct 10, 2023
|NOFX ||Vinoy Park - St. Petersburg |
|Flogging Molly, The Bronx ||House Of Blues - Orlando |
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023
|Ne Obliviscaris, Beyond Creation, Persefone ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Thursday, Oct 12, 2023
|Ne Obliviscaris, Beyond Creation, Persefone ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Fit For a King, The Devil Wears Prada, Counterparts, Landmvrks ||The Ritz - Tampa |
Saturday, Oct 14, 2023
|Dawn of Ouroboros, Fires in the Distance, Somnent ||Conduit - Winter Park |
Sunday, Oct 15, 2023
|Beast in Black, Dance with the Dead ||Orpheum - Tampa |
|Fame on Fire, Kingdom Collapse ||The Social - Orlando |
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023
|Beast in Black, Dance with the Dead ||Conduit - Winter Park |
|Motionless In White, Knocked Loose, After the Burial, Alpha Wolf ||Hard Rock Live - Orlando |
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023
|Atilla, Gideon, Until I Wake, Ten56 ||Underbelly - Jacksonville |
Friday, Oct 27-29, 2023 Tuesday, Nov 7, 2023
|Atilla, Gideon, Until I Wake, Ten56 ||Orpheum - Tampa |
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023
|Protest the Hero, Moontooth ||The Abbey - Orlando |
Friday, Jan 24, 2024
|Protest the Hero, Moontooth ||Orpheum - Tampa |
|Kansas ||Florida Theatre - Jacksonville |
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2023.06.05 05:03 LonnieJay1 Storytime: Losing my mind
I park my car in the incredibly nice upper-middle class Huntington Beach neighborhood, just down the street from the ‘New Reality’ (editor's note: fake name) sober living I got kicked out of. I take a second to pull myself together while in the darkness. I’m starting to feel very weak, very frazzled. I’ve been awake for at least 60 hours straight now, and I’m well aware of that. It is 1AM. I can’t decide if I should get a hotel or not.
I am so weak. I need to eat. I need water. I need to sleep. My mouth tastes TERRIBLE – like I am decaying from the inside out. I need to shower. I am aware that I have many physical needs that go beyond my need for more drugs.
See how you feel after the next shot, Lonnie.
I text Kace:
I pat my pockets, making sure I have two separate bags: a bag in my left pocket, which has my furanylfentanyl and clean syringes in it, and a bag in my right pocket, which has both their meth and their dilaudid pills in it. I do not want to sell them furanylfentanyl because I don’t want them to die in the sober living house that has already seen 2 overdoses because of it.
I get out of my car and lock it. I walk through the sprawling, meticulous Huntington Beach neighborhood full of spacious and decorous houses, heading towards the sober living, though I stay on the other side of the street. I walk past several houses, with perfect green lawns and perfect landscapes, walking past the sober living. I walk a few houses past it, and then cross the street. When I arrive on the other side of the street, I glance all around me, checking for surveillance.
I double back, heading towards the sober living. I cut into the side yard, heading for the side door that leads into the garage. It is already cracked open, just as we planned. I open the door just enough so that I am able to slide through. I see two phone lights on in the far corner of the big 3-car garage.
“Yo,” I whisper-yell in the direction of the phone lights. One of the lights starts moving in a circular motion, beckoning me closer. I walk up, moving as quietly as I can. It would be terrible if the house manager, Jack, came in here right now.
I pull out their bag of dilaudid and meth. I see a hand with money in it being held out in my direction. I take the money and replace it with their bag of drugs.
“Nice, thanks,” Kace whispers, as I count the money. It's right on. The phone lights move closer to the ground, so I move with them. I see 3 fresh bottles of water on the ground, just like I asked for. I pull out the bag of needles and hand each of them 2 clean needles, putting one on the ground for myself.
“You got the Q-tips,” I whisper, looking towards Kace. His hand is already outstretched, a Q tip in it. I open the water bottle and put the bottle cap on the floor, beginning to prepare my shot of furanylfentanyl as quietly as I can, while they break up their dilaudids. The phones are propped up on the floor, giving me an eerie feeling. I have seen this before.
Déjà vu hits, and something inside me works to flash me back to my horrible half-ounce psilocybin trip. I suppress the embodied, hellish memories and the feelings of absolute terror, doom, and panic by preparing the shot as fast as I can.
“Where are you going after this?” Kace whispers to me, while we all work. I don’t even know the third boy, I only know that his name is Shane, he is white, he came here from the east coast, he’s in his 20s, and that he came to the wrong place if he wants to survive and recover from his addiction.
“I might go get a hotel, depends on how I feel,” I whisper back.
“Well, take a piece of this, mix it in there, that’ll help,” Kace whispers, his hand outstretched with a shard of meth in it. Meth is Kace’s panacea. I hesitate for a second, only because I know that this meth came from Sloan, which means it came from Lucky, which means it is very clean and very, very strong.
A small amount added to my shot of furry would ensure that I could stay awake for a little while longer. Now that I am coming down from the 2-day cocaine binge and haven’t yet slept, I run the risk of passing out at any moment.
“Maybe I should, just to be on the safe side,” I whisper, before involuntarily watching my hand take the small shard of meth and add it to the bottle cap. I take pleasure in the fact that this is fresh water from a clean water bottle, a fresh cotton, a clean bottle cap, and drugs that I sourced myself and am familiar with.
Listen to you, Lonnie. This is your third day in a row, and now that you don’t have cocaine, you’re doing meth? You were chugging cough syrup, you went on a cocaine binge, now you’re doing some goddamn meth? The dirtiest, most disgusting drug on the planet? And you’re selling it to these poor kids, at their sober living? Shame on you.
I shake my head slightly, hoping to shut it up.
I push the limits in my preparation of the dose: adding meth to this shot enables me to add more furanylfentanyl than I normally would, since the meth will keep me awake and therefore alive. I look up from the phone light when I am done, and I am surprised to see somebody else is done prepping and has completed their injection before me.
“Whoa, god damn,” Shane whispers. I chuckle.
“He’s never done a dilaudid before,” Kace whispers. I can hear the smile on Kace’s face, even in the darkness. I don’t smile, for something terrible has happened on this night. Shane’s soul has been infected by another parasite, and I will burn in the deepest level of Hell for being the one that brought it to him.
“Can you light me up?” I ask. One of the phone lights turns towards me. I find a vein quickly and easily, though I am having to rotate injection sites constantly. I cap the needle when it’s done and lean back, putting my hands on the concrete floor of the garage behind me. I count mentally, and barely make it past 3.
Every cell that I consist of alights with the jolting electric euphoria of meth. My chest tightens with power and ecstasy. I feel electric light waves of raw energy emanating from my heart as my heart rate dramatically increases with feelings of excited arousal.
All weakness and negativity have disappeared from my body. I could fight a tiger right now. I should go play basketball right now. I’d be unstoppable. I’d win every game. Nobody else would even have a chance.
“Fuck, I hate meth,” I whisper, overly alert, my heart racing in my ears. Now it feels like the house manager will open the door any second. Police are certainly watching us. My heart races in nonstop anticipation; I can feel my heartbeat in my trembling hands. Only the massive shot of furry I did can prevent the paranoia from causing me to panic. I take solace in the sensations of peace and relaxation that underlie the meth high. My lady, the Opioid - even though She is the cold, robotic Miss Furryfent, She is with me. I have nothing to fear.
“Nobody hates meth,” Kace whispers.
“It’s too good. It makes me feel too powerful. It makes me feel crazy,” I say.
“Yeah, it’s awesome,” Shane whispers, as we watch Kace inject himself. There are a few seconds of silence, all of us waiting for Kace to get his rush.
“Shit, that dilaudid gives you a good rush. I forgot how good it is,” Kace whispers.
“I know,” I whisper back, before standing up. I walk to the exit, loath to be physically alone again, even though I feel lonely all the time. I wish I didn’t have to leave, but I know that this is another place that I am not welcome. The world is shrinking around me by the day. I am wearing out my welcome at the few places I am still allowed to go.
I need to go back to another treatment center, but life feels hopeless. More talk therapy, more 12-step meetings, more jail-rehabs, more vacation-rehabs – none of it has worked for me, and more of the same thing won’t help me. I am so hooked on these drugs; the drugs are a torrent, and every method of treatment is like a two-by-four piece of wood laying in the way. These drugs have my soul. Death is closing in on me.
“Thanks for coming out here. Be safe, brother,” Kace whispers, before closing the door behind me. I hear it lock, which hurts my feelings, even though I don’t blame him for locking me out. I’d lock me out, too.
I step out into a warm summer California night – back into a world that I don’t belong in; back into a world that doesn't want me.
Where are you going to go, Lonnie?
Not here. Anywhere but here. I start walking, and then start jogging across the street. Surprisingly, I feel no pain in my ankles at all. Jogging feels good. I make it across the street, and then keep jogging.
I jog up to my car. I open the door and get in it. I sit for a second. I check in on my body.
I feel amazing. I could run 3 miles right now. I feel great. I should keep moving.
I check in with my stomach. Although I couldn’t be less hungry, I know I need to consume some nutrients, even if they’re just liquid. I've been injecting cocaine continuously; I haven’t eaten a solid meal or slept in days.
I know what to do. I put my drugs and paraphernalia in the center console of my car. I get out of the car with only my phone, wallet, and keys in my pockets. I lock the car, checking it twice so it registers in my meth-addled brain, which is often riddled with unreasonable paranoia, that it is locked, and nobody can steal my drugs.
I start to walk away from my car, then stop mid-step. What if Kace or one of those guys comes looking for my car, knowing that it is full of drugs?
I am frozen with indecision. I notice I am licking my lips with overstimulation and force myself to stop my tongue. My heart is racing. I’m shaking with excitation. My brain is screaming at my body to do something, but I don't know what to do. They will certainly come looking for my car, hungry for more drugs.
You're being ridiculous, Lonnie. Nobody is going to steal your drugs.
I tell my feet to move. They won't move. I feel the urge to scream. I have to get away from here, I have to do something.
I start to jog again. I can get a quick workout in and get my brain to shut up at the same time. I start to jog, doing the old breathing trick I did when I was a kid trying to run the fastest 1-mile time in gym class.
I focus on my breath, to which I apply a specific breathing pattern. In, in, out. I jog, and I breathe. I jog, and then I jog faster, and my breathing sharpens – and then I jog even faster. I jog out of the neighborhood and onto the main road that connects these huge, gorgeous housing developments in Huntington Beach. I jog in the direction of a gas station that I know is just down the street from me.
I jog, and my mind turns to college basketball. I visualize myself playing in my mind, shooting 3-pointers and knowing that they’re in the hoop as soon as they leave my hand. I shoot a few more 3-pointers in my mind before losing myself completely.
The big, bright, lights, the smell of the hardwood, the sound of the ball bouncing on the floor and echoing off of every wall. The sound of solitude, and hard work, and everything that is good in life. The sound of the ball hitting nothing but net. Watching the net flip up after a perfect swish. I take myself back to some of my favorite moments playing basketball: back to Frederick, Maryland, where I scored 16 points on an overseas professional in a competitive men’s league game.
Back to West Palm Beach, Florida, where I got invited to try out for the semi-pro ABA team, the Miami Storm.
Back to Atlanta, GA, where I got made fun for doing ball handling drills with a tennis ball and then picked last, only to lead my team to victory several times in a row, scoring almost all of our points, winning in silence.
Showing up day in and day out, scoring and shooting and winning. Even when I was losing, I was getting better, so I was winning.
I press onward, jogging harder. I am going to play college basketball. Nothing is going to stop me. I notice that my shirt, which is drenched in sweat, is sticking to my skin. I peel my shirt off, barely slowing my pace. I glance up and to my right. There is a brown apartment complex. I throw my shirt in one of the bushes, making a mental note to get it out of the bush on my way back, certain that I’ll remember exactly how it landed in the bushes and precisely where it is.
I start to jog again, pretending that I have a basketball. I cross the invisible ball back and forth on the sidewalk, going out of my way to cross bushes up, crossing the imaginary ball hard and then going straight into a spin move. I lose myself in the movements. Thoughts cease, and there is nothing but my instinct telling me which dribble move to pantomime next against invisible defenders.
I stop. Why am I even going to the gas station? I should just get my car, go to 24-hour fitness, and play basketball for real. I turn around and start the journey back the way I came. I continue to run and do fake basketball moves on the shadow people. Finally, I find myself back in the residential neighborhood of Huntington Beach that my car is in.
I look around again. Is this the right neighborhood? Where am I? I walk around, looking for a landmark or something that I recognize.
There was something I was supposed to remember.
That’s right, I have to get to work. I need to find my car.
A white truck pulls up in the street next to me and stops.
That’s right, there’s a white truck coming to pick me up and take me to work! I walk up to the white truck, which has stopped in the middle of the road. Though the windows are tinted, I know that Todd is in this truck, and that he is here to pick me up to take me to Cinepolis for work. I pull on the passenger side door handle of the truck, so I can get in and go to work. The handle slips out of my hand when the door doesn’t pop open. The truck starts to drive away.
Why would Todd do that to me?! I look up at the sky. The sun is coming up? Shit, I’m going to be late for work now! I jog away from the truck. I need to go back to Todd’s house. I jog up to Todd’s house, which is the brown house right down the street. I walk up to the door and twist the doorknob. It doesn’t open.
Of course, it didn’t open, dumbass. Todd went to work.
I jog away. How am I going to get to work? I jog some more and start to feel sick.
Where am I?
“HEY! You left your stuff, like, way back there!” a random lady yells at me. I look at her, and then around at my surroundings. I don’t know where I am.
“What?” I yell back at her.
“You took your shorts off and left your stuff, like, way back there. I’ve been watching you. I think you should go home!” she yells, from across the street. I reach for my pockets.
I look down at my lower half. I have no shorts on. I am wearing nothing but black Nike compression underpants and basketball shoes. Realization strikes me like a thunderbolt: I have been running around in a state of meth-induced delusion for the entire night, playing with an invisible basketball.
I jog across the street, over to the lady.
“I’m sorry. I had a little too much to drink last night. Do you mind showing me where I left my stuff?” I ask, evaluating the woman. She is in her 40’s or 50’s, with long dark hair and a kind face. She has a small dog with her. He looks like a mutt.
“I figured. I was walking my dog, and saw you take your shorts off. I wanted to stop you when you tried to get in the truck, but I thought maybe you knew them. Then you tried to get in that house. You seemed very confused and out of it. Your pants are back this way,” she says, walking her dog down the sidewalk, back the way I came.
“Thanks,” I say, too embarrassed and ashamed to say much else. The sun is up. I try to walk naturally, like I am wearing pants instead of not wearing pants, which is a difficult thing to do. She leads me several minutes down the sidewalk, to somebody’s front yard. I see my shorts sitting in the grass in somebody’s yard, right by the sidewalk. I grab my shorts and put them on. My wallet and my phone are still in the pockets.
My keys. Shit, where are my keys?
“Do you know where my keys are?” I ask the woman, too embarrassed to look her in the eyes.
“No. I saw you take off your shorts here. I’ve been watching you, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. I wouldn’t be surprised if police are on their way,” she says, her eyebrows raised at me knowingly.
“Ok. Well, thanks for your help. I’m going to go. My house is in the neighborhood over there,” I lie, pointing further away from her and walking away. The word “police” forces me into action. I powerwalk until she is out of sight, and then I start to jog again.
Jog faster, Lonnie. Train harder.
No. I have to slow down. I’m becoming psychotic from overexertion, lack of nutrition, sleep deprivation, and methamphetamine. I have no drugs on me. I can slow down.
I force myself to start walking. I become aware, again, of my racing heart. It has been beating like this for days on end. It could easily explode and kill me at any second. Wait, when was the last time I did any opioids? The furanylfentanyl has been making me dopesick within 6 hours. I search my body for opioid effects. There are none.
I’m in the no man’s land between the opioid high and the withdrawal where I actually feel normal. The more I binge, the shorter the breaks become, and I’ve been binging, hard. If I feel normal now, that means I’ll be dopesick any second. I whine out loud. I want to scream up at the sky. My stomach starts to hurt terribly – it feels like it is bleeding.
I am dying.
I open my phone’s GPS and set it to my old sober living.
Shit, I don’t have a car key. I can’t get into my car! I call a locksmith, and then I start to run back towards the ironically named ‘sober living.’
I attempt to cling to reality.
My name is Lonnie. I am in Huntington Beach. I am going to Jack’s sober living, so I can do some fentanyl, so I don’t get dopesick. I did some meth, and I haven’t slept or ate in days, so I might hallucinate. Hallucinations aren’t real.
My name is Lonnie. I am in Huntington beach. I went to Florida for rehab for sniffing oxy, and I started to shoot dope. I came to California to stop shooting dope and picked up a meth habit.
My name is Lonnie. The world would be better off if I were dead.
I start to walk. I can’t take this. I need some music. No, playing music would be suspicious. I start to jog again, trying not to think about my racing heart. I should focus on my breathing.
No, I can’t do that. That’s what made me go psychotic.
My name is Lonnie. I am going back to Jack’s sober living…
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2023.06.05 04:42 OjohnmaBinwallden_ Who is the best pick for the Clippers at 30?
The biggest draft need for them imo are wings that can either defend or shoot, Morris and Batum are cooked and should be off the team leaving Covington as the only Pf. Additionally a center would be nice because I highly doubt plumlee is staying(nor do I want him too. Our president of baskeball operations, Lawrence frank is enamoured with Dereck Lively but he will not be there at 30. He stupidly traded Luke kennard and our 20th pick for a 34 yr old eric gordon. A point guard wouldnt hurt since im not a big fan of bones and theres a small chance Westbrook leaves this summer. The new cba has probably nuetered us so now we probably need to build through the draft.
My favorites so far:
- Kobe Brown
- James Nnaji
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2023.06.05 04:32 Silver_Inspector6724 Can anyone shed some light on the bizarre networking, security measures (proxies, redirects, etc) going on from my home?
So for about two months now, some rather fishy stuff has been going on here and I'm admittedly obsessed with getting to the bottom of it.
I'll start with having 500+ apps just coming "preinstalled" on what absolutely looks from my research to be a custom version of Android similar to enterprise. Has very detailed lists of admin options/settings to go through, gamea that don't normally come with AT&T's bloatware, apps that don't make sense like Verizon cloud and some iOS apps. My boyfriend has me convinced I'm nuts. Maybe I am, but I'll proceed. He is also the one with all the admin access to our router(s) and networking and works in IT. He has some certifications and is very experienced in more areas than he leads on when he talks to me. We've been together 4 years but i didn't know things ran quite do deep.
My email address is being used by someone else and I can see the history. No matter what email I use or make for my Google accounts. When he gets in the car, every single time I see Samsung Switch being used, Waze nav system. All kinds of new electronics and wiring going on in the car. There is now an aux jack and a TruGreen bluetooth device. Forgive me for how scattered I am btw. Im all the time finding devices that I dont know how/why they are here. Lots of TB worth of storage. Multiple computers. Sooo many networks here. Ipv4 and ipv6 along with multiple lans that have the exact same names followed with ipad or chromebook as the traffic that i can see. There are so many google links that are forbidden in my history and have been converted into .jpg.json files and even with viewers I cant see them. They say they are however images. We have so many routers and creepy network names. There are webcams upstairs and down and three access points (possibly more) including a a big Ubiquiti one on the ceiling. We seem to have other routers as well. One is called Tenda.
Some devices I see are for iOS when we jave Androids only here :/
He has a new job and they are super hush hush about literally everything. He got fired from his last IT job and i dont know the real reason.
Our networks say they are in different cities and states and one in the UK. My bf has a company profile before the job even started. I keep seeing cashapp and API and stacks and .xnsx .json .dll and all this other stuff pop up. Lots of codes decrypted that im finding in my history that are suuuuper long. Records of voicemails except the verbiage has all been removed and so have the names. It constantly shows him signed in under my email on chrome view and the same type of phone i own. He researches stocks a lot. Were by zero means well off and supposed to be struggling. He also looks at KoreainAir, airbnb, booking and foreign policies a LOT.
Any ideas.. anyone?
He won't fess up. Also I'm m not on anything. Im sickened for worrying for months now.
Oh yeah and it says one of our IP addresses is a daycare center that seems totally fake.
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2023.06.05 04:13 Iworkformycat27 90-Day Fiance: Before the 90-Days, Moonstruck, An Episode Review
In Sharp Entertainemnt’s latest prod-uction, the only show with less self-control and more unrequited trauma than Gary Busey with a flamethrower, 90-Day Fiance: Before the 90-Days, we see our protagonists, introducing themselves to the world, and making a tri-, a return, will their love last, is it real, or, wait, are they talking to this person?
Amanda and Razvan
Amanda is a widow, her husband died of cancer, her children are half-orphans- and she is dating a year after losing her husband, she is fine, she is ready. Does Sharp Entertainment take Shriners Kids to bars and give them Cocaine because that’s what this, the death stuff is very sad, and the children but this.
Did Matt Sharp murder somebody, they are really trying to distract us with sympathy, you sociopath, the children's tears, I know, I know, but do you trust this, from Sharp Entertainment? I trust a raccoon in a whorehouse more than I do Sharp Entertainment eliciting sympathy.
Oh, they met on TikTok well, that, see, and he’s an actor and model, actors and models have a great track record, roll that beautiful disaster footage! Yep, they’re going to- stop beating up on a widow, I’m not, I’m beating up on the world.
Amanda goes to get a spray tan so she doesn’t get off the plane and look like a ghost, which honestly is a good idea, people kill ghosts in Romania, they are vampires. Amanda’s sister is also smart, she thinks Amanda is moving too fast and this relationship is a trainwreck, they are no Jack and Sally. She’s just trying to cover a void- she is totally being a Darcey, which makes her- where is her Florian? Is he also a wealth of wisdom and memes?
Amanda takes her two children to the park, to ignore them like Darcey, Aniko is currently climbing the trees with raccoons, her true family, mother abandoned me for two weeks, look that one is going for three, when are we going to raid a dumpster and film it for a Tiktok?
Amanda calls Ravan, and he has big romantic plans- that include shooting his music video, for his song, about her, also he did a porn, how many 90-Day Fiance Bingo categories does this cover?
Not David Murphey: Bawkawk!
Cultural Appropriation Crickets: My board needs to go to rehab.
Not David Murphey: Bawakawk!
Cultural Appropriation Crickets: Jump on that square, we need that toaster.
Signature bathtub toaster, enjoy breakfast and bathing in the most popular room- Natalie Wood commemorative life raft.
Cultural Appropriation Crickets: Come on Possessed Nespresso Machine!
Amanda buys her children some presents to bribe-
Not David Murphey: Bawkwak!
Cortney: What’s an asexual vibrator?
Amanda’s children have questions, along with the dad box which is a touching gesture but might become a meme, if it was the mom box it would be…mother boxes would be worse, trust me. Do they bring it everywhere? When they’re teenagers and, doing activities will they still have the dad box around? Serious question, I miss grandma but I don’t have a grandma box that I take into the bathroom with me, you’d be so proud of me grandpa, I had Taco Bell, I’m losing 10 pounds, so anyway how was your day?
Still dead? You’ve gotta get out more.
Gino and Jasmine
Jasmine has needs- $350 needs, $1750, Gino isn’t a gift guy but he likes sex. Which sex slave did these extensions come off of? That’s not funny, you’re right, it’s probably true. Want to know where the sparkles come from in makeup? Child labor. I’m sorry, I don’t know why I said that, I, people need to have real problems man. If Darcey enlisted in the army she would grow as a person.
Gino is going to go visit Jasmine in Panama, and show off his new clothes, and hats, and argue about sex and money. That Jasmine is spending at the doctor, for a tighter p****, did you know that Gino also has sex problems doctor? I’m going to tell the world about it! I’d like to teach Gino to c**, inside of me! This trip is their last chance, to get a pay raise, plastic surgery isn’t cheap. Is my rose chilled yet?
She’s getting drunk and doing a 90-Day Fiance review? Trust me, most people do. Most people also work, which upsets Jasmine, because she can’t talk to Gino as much, and spy on him, and hear his lies of approval, why won’t the US government let them be together?
Do they not believe in our love, or did Gino, who did the Visa Application by himself- Jasmine’s not stupid that might be it, she deserves a nice apartment, with their own bedroom, for sex, which starts a really sexy argument about fighting, and sex, and- I understand why the US Government doesn’t want them to be together.
This rose was not chilled yet, if you want to get drunk with me I am drinking Love Drunk Rose by Garage D’Or, Oregone, “When reality is better than your dreams!”, it’s quite good and very appropriate for the occasion.
Jasmine meets her totally platonic friend Dane at Coffee Max, she surprises him with the news that she’s hsi new neighbor, also, they used to date, you can’t bring enough autistic neurodivergent trans women into this to make this- might have just spoiled something for you, the violin is growing.
Jasmine and Gino’s trust issues definitely won’t- flash forwards to my favorite promo, it’ll be fine, if not, Dane and his muscular, good advice, is here, for you, in the same apartment building.
Riley and Violet
Riley is a big Jazz fan, and Elton John, also, he’s an elderly Luke Cage, who can’t dance, and is paranoid about life! Which is understandable given his history, is Elton John single? He’s very pretty, and rich. Is Riley the problem? A woman literally ran away from him.
Riley specifically downloaded a Vietnamese dating app, and found the youngest looking 43 year old woman in the world. Who is also smart, and clever, and so good Riley learned SOME Vietnamese, also, if you flip on your woman in Vietnam that means you love her, this is fine. Violet understands him.
Riley goes to help his friends with their Juneteenth celebration, where they will.
A Bless this relationship
B Sit around a campfire and sing Kumbaya
C Sell some Boombod
D Doubt this entire relationship and bring up evidence supporting their case
Did you pick D? How did you know, he’s bringing a ring, are they done doubting this, no, Violet does sound a little sus, they might- are they having food? God I love cornbread, it’s better to learn that your fiance is Evil Rose over cornbread. My grandma could die, again, but if you told me that over Honey Cake, I, I might be a sociopath, or hungry.
Tyray and Carmella
Is he playing an instrument and singing, this is his first, oh no, at least he isn’t on a boat. Tyray take care of his sick mother, his father was murdered- how many people did Matt Sharp kill? When will the tables turn on this one? Tyray is in love with Carmella, a woman who is real, whose face he has- the table just yeeted itself into a wall, yep, this, and his family doesn’t-
Satan: When did we get train tracks?
When- dodge! Ah, there it, I can’t stop looking at it, is that a car? No, that was Not David Murphey’s Taco Bell dinner- who gave him Taco Bell?
The producers also have bad news, and they tell Tyray in person, which-
Archangel Gabriel: Let me the f*** in your house!
Get off my lawn!
Archangel Gabriel: You are witnessing a miracle, one of your solar-powered lights is out.
Tyray has been messaging a man. So that’s-
Archangel Gabriel: I’m watering your flowers, you’re welcome!
This is going to be fun next week.
David and Sheila
A deaf guy, Matt Sharp is just a serial killer now, and he has multiple minimum-wage jobs? Subbed anime is really the best. Boarding school, and not being able to connect with people- is David Matt Sharp’s accomplice? There’s the music, here comes the wom- nope, it’s his ex-wah-man, here comes the new one, who is learning sign language!
What a- and he’s sending her money, which she does need, and $3,000 isn’t much, Caesar pocket change. But someone has to be suspicious.
I give this episode ⅘ stars, the highlight was Gino and Jasmine sticking to the traditional script, they’re not doing any of this sympathy bullshit, no, they, how many people did Matt Sharp murder? More representation and tragedy is coming next week, was Matt Sharp Jack the Ripper?
At least they'll start arguing next week, the one thing they’re supposed to be doing, and bangin’, that is also, sometimes it’s their job. Is that possessed Nespresso machine still up there? I never go swimming, I wouldn’t use the life raft.
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2023.06.05 03:44 Fun_For_Awhile Can you suggest other careers to repurpose my experience/skills? (US)
So the title pretty much covers it. A little background. I'm a mechanical design engineer with 14 years of experience. I'm 37 so I have quite a bit of time left and I'm totally burnt out on my current career. My job mandates 43-45 hour work weeks and frequently ups the hours to 47-50 whenever a project looks like it is running behind. We are salary but they treat us like hourly. There is almost no option to work remotely. In general, every place I've worked has an office environment that feels like it's from 15 years ago. Any discussion of stress, burn out, work-life balance and then the old tropes start raining from the sky. No one wants to work anymore. We are a family here and we all have to make sacrifices. on and on and on. My job is almost always connected to a production floor or shop and every job I've worked at uses that as an excuse to treat the department the same way they do hourly labor "in order to be fair". I'm not knocking hourly labor, I'm just saying they are (unjustly) treated like shit and I want out. It always comes with the "good old boy" toxic masculinity tuff guy environment. I'm sick to death of some 60 year old shop guy going on about how "damn engineers don't know shit, I've seen a bolt half that size hold up and we have always done it this way"
So now that I'm done complaining about what I don't want. Can you guys please take a look at my work history and skills below and suggest different careers where I might be able to utilize my experience? My goals for a new career are: remote or hybrid if possible, a professional white-collar environment, a less "old school" setting where I'm treated as a partner and not a replacable drone.
Job 1: Custom designed mobile work equipment for railroads, utilities, heavy industry.
I became a jack of all trades here because it was a smaller department.
- Structural design: Designing the truck body to support cranes, heavy equipment, dump beds etc. Including reasonably extensive FEA
- Sheet metal design
-Electrical system design: Mostly 12v DC systems to control the machine. I became the "electrical guy" and managed the majority of the systems. I eventually redesigned their electrical achritecture to be more modern. Included a PLC, did some basic printed circuit board design
-Programming: This went along with being the "electrical guy". I did a good amount of ladder logic, PLC programming, learned a bit of structured text, hexidecimal messaging on the CAN bus networks that run modern vehicles.
-Hydraulics: I was also responsible for creating the hydraulic systems. Designed a few custom valves for the company. All the usual stuff. Pumps, valves, control systems. Open and closed center style systems.
Job 2: Custom automation machines for high volume consumer and medical products
-Continuous motion and a little indexing machine design
-Working extensively with machining processes: CNC, lathe, laser and water jet, wire EDM, etc.
This was all high tolerance / high precision design work. The part control throughout the machine typically needed to be maintained within a few thousandths. Machines turned out between 200-1000 parts per minute. So component wear, heat management, and cycle time calculations were all mixed into the design.
I've had a few other jobs but all of them overlapped or share the same skill sets so I don't want to be redundant. I'm willing do learn more programming and move that direction if I can find something that doesn't invalidate all my previous experience. I.E hopefully not have to take a massive pay cut and start over again.
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2023.06.05 02:59 iliketeadude94 Can I repair this myself?
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First time posting but I just purchased an acoustic B15 15 watt amp but the input jack was pushed in and is slightly off center now. Is it possible for me to repair this without screwing it up any further? submitted by iliketeadude94 to GuitarAmps [link] [comments]
2023.06.05 01:45 jesterboyd Jester is back! Here's a report on what we did as a community over the course of Spring 2023 and PRIDE MONTH help request! Spring Clean Photos!
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As planned in my previous post
we started the spring off by traveling to Donetsk oblast Jester and Kirill the barber
to meet the Angry Beavers of the 72nd Mechanized Brigade and deliver a car full of supplies https://reddit.com/link/140uyea/video/9ctibu6rq24b1/player Thanks to Burt's Bees as always for sponsoring more and more lip balm!
bought with your donations and donated by you directly either through our Amazon wishlist or by sending to our PO Box.
This included such essential items such as CAT tourniquets, ballistic glasses, gloves and much, much more.
Also met Angelina, one of the brave women of the 72nd brigade, whom we continually support thanks to help of donors who wanted to help the girls directly. https://preview.redd.it/cj67lcqrr24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=e74189de87f8f293877a760e811d11e01af92ff6
One of the more important items we got to Angelina were North American Rescue Cric Kits, an item sure to save a life almost every time it's used. https://reddit.com/link/140uyea/video/ukfhg27cu24b1/player
And than Kirill the barber went to work! https://preview.redd.it/iemwyfggw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=97f4d717d5a8cd81e42fa8fb74b925f8088dc5e4 https://preview.redd.it/bpksygggw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=9ea54ba4c2fc91102833dbf369dbd22c8ee12fa4 https://preview.redd.it/zejrqkggw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=3ffcf099115ebbf0fcdb002a15c98653608f14fa https://preview.redd.it/h7skvjgtw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=5d482f058fc0588613e8896adb31de58f9d1fbcd https://preview.redd.it/pjz2nfhtw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=1c984e2be8c26904bca7d1f429734661dbddfb9c https://preview.redd.it/h0adnvgtw24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=3bfd369919347f36384a81dc12f1293db889e68c https://preview.redd.it/40atlavsx24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=dd81c68cea3f4482de4df5ae7d3316d362fe3a5a https://preview.redd.it/ka25jfvsx24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=83f7a75e1b9c750ec28f259a9a672eb1f7f9b032 https://preview.redd.it/awfjbpvsx24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=60c2630e4846c1ad80c3d6391e4fc8dabf086c6c https://reddit.com/link/140uyea/video/qm0yrm7zx24b1/player https://preview.redd.it/41mvlg34y24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=53dfc140dc2e3fa99bb76ec0ae950c56071890ba
I also had the absolute pleasure to meet my friend Victor (second right) one of the openly queer soldiers in the 72nd. Last year we crowdfunded an amazing set of MAKITA power tools in an epic JACKHAMMERS FOR UNICORNS
campaign and this PRIDE MONTH I want to ask you to support Victor's lifesaving mission (he's head of evac center) by donating towards more tacmed supplies from North American Rescue. https://preview.redd.it/eoof5d0zz24b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=ea73510626da8b6ee689c9e78cc1b87c4aa1a368
Moving on to other things we've done - from our dearest friends from Germany I received a laptop and tablet that is now being used by Territorial Defense Forces officer of the anti-air unit. https://preview.redd.it/n2w04bxv234b1.jpg?width=960&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=5801ce0b7449a0ea177f9e399ea4753e85c58da8
Delivered more drones to our friend K. https://preview.redd.it/zshj8wiv334b1.jpg?width=1000&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=eaa5bc6487dd658ca0aeb2c657bb09ad8ca9912b
Went to McDonalds with Yabchanka and Tikhiy, heroes of the famous close quarters trench fight
with Russians. https://preview.redd.it/y5w57xvl434b1.jpg?width=3024&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=eb7bd80aa60e7a42b174995e20d9715270136441
Bought $16k worth of thermal sights for our sniper friends. https://preview.redd.it/rkgx8tyh534b1.jpg?width=1200&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=aa5e20b0d580bdc78eca88d68cb84e734f32eec9
aaand delivered more drones donated by the community. https://preview.redd.it/52ci0m2p534b1.jpg?width=1600&format=pjpg&auto=webp&s=adc16a00ae152cdc83c43250e81ff90471510683
It's a lot, and we continue to work hard in preparation for the inevitable counter offensive.
Personal rant time. This month was very hard on everyone in Ukraine and Kyiv where I live was hit with missiles and drones every other night. My mom is battling cancer.
Every ounce of your support, every message, comment or subscription to my socials reassures me to keep going. This community is my main pride. Thank you everyone. I don't know where I'd be without you. And my friends on the front depend on us.
We have set up an Amazon [wishlist](https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/N54EN49NU1LJ?ref_=wl_share
) full of tacmed items that save lives and QOL items currently needed at the front. To donate and support what I do please use:
PayPal: [[email protected]
Venmo: mykola-jesterboyd (8833)
CashApp: $jesterboyd or
Physical donations send to:
PO Box 2009
Ocean, NJ 07712
We also have a 501(c)(3) compliant charity fund in the US called [Ukraine Front Line](https://ukrainefrontline.org/
), if you're looking for a tax free donation or if your employer by chance matches charity donations.
2023.06.05 01:44 crabbid Oh no, what’s happening… 🦀🧎🚶
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2023.06.05 01:33 Powerful-Pirate3714 Just want to write something of my chest. Never spoke to anyone about it.
It's in the middle of the night and because I can't fall back asleep I was watching some tiktoks ....a TikTok came up about as a man when u are at your lowest point in life, who are u calling. Then that hit me hard because I think I am at my lowest right now. The story goes like this, I am a 34 yo male, I worked since I was 16 yo as a lumber jack. My dad died when I was 22, since then I was always the responsible one and the head of family. I have 2 sisters and mom, no stable relationship because of my problems I can not even think of having a relationship anymore, because I don't want to drag anyone down with me . My mom got sick of cancer 2 years ago, and I am the one who stay with her and take care of her, I am the only driver of the house so I had to. I had to quit my job because I can't drive mom around and have a job too. I was always a working person and love having a job. To be honest I would do anything to have a job, but can't have one. When I dare to approach a girl I always get crushed by my burdens and I really quit trying. No1 would date someone who has no job and taking care of he's mom. What I am trying to say is that right now I am being at my lowest point in life and I honestly just need a place to write it, a full grown man in he's 30 that has nothing to show off and really hit rock bottom. Right now I want to try to study trading, but being a emotional wreck I really can not focus on trading, because to do trading u have to be emotional stable. If I place a bad trade and lose all my money on that, I have nothing left. To be honest I just want to go in a far place and scream all I can and cry. Thank u for reading this, and sorry for my English...not native language .
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2023.06.05 00:08 AliaIsOnReddit Despite everything, I don't want Morris gone.
judge me all you want, but I have grown to have a soft spot for Morris - I'd always talk to him as he was catching the bus late at night (usually when I was returning from the mines) and even though some of his dialogue paints him as a very stereotypical cartoon villain who treats people like Martin and Claire horribly, I don't want him gone.
I've had almost finished the community center at the beginning of Winter Year one, I even got the cabbage seed and grew it and now, that's all I have left to donate to finish it. I haven't done it because I know that the moment I do that, Morris will forever leave the valley.
So now I'm just asking myself whether I should go do it anyways or what I should do, since I'm pretty sure there isn't a way to still have him around without Jojamart.
Anyways, have a lovely rest of the weekend or Monday, depending where you are in the world, and happy farming! <3
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2023.06.04 23:59 SpensiveHabits WTS: Demko 20.5 Ti 3V, Drop Bear, Luft Avant Ti/Zirc, Mallery Phorus, Old Guard Mini ZDP-189, Pena Damasteel (Apache, Trapper), Pena M390 (Trapper, Raptor, Dogleg & Texas Trapper), QC IQ-L KNSW, Burger Urban LC, WE Snecx
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2023.06.04 23:27 truedilemma What happened to these six older and elderly women? A write up of five women who went missing under mysterious circumstances.
This post is about a couple of older and elderly women who vanished without a trace. I wanted to include women who disappeared without much of an explanation. When elderly people go missing, their disappearances can often be chalked up to a dementia-related event. I believe many elderly people who vanished with their cars may be in the bottom of lakes and rivers. Those who lived near wilderness may have gotten lost and died of exposure. Those who were picked up or hitchhiked could've been brought to a hospital where they were unable to communicate their true identity. The women I included went missing under more suspicious circumstances. Mayme Hart Johnson -
Disappeared June 12th, 2000 from Nashville, Tennessee.
Mayme is the first on the list and the reason I decided to do this post. On June 12th, 2000, Mayme Hart Johnson, a local historian, researcher, and teacher went missing from Nashville, Tennessee. Mayme, who was 85, lived in the 100 block of Bosley Springs Road in West Nashville with her son, Sam, in his apartment. At 6:30 am that morning, her son woke to find his mother gone. While he reported that he wasn't initially concerned because Mayme occasionally left the apartment around that time, he became alarmed when she didn't return by lunchtime. Where Mayme would go/what she would do at that time is not known. Richland Creek
is close by to the apartments, but from what I've seen, it's narrow and a body would probably soon be found if it was in there, despite it being 28 miles long. Of course, there is always a chance she made it into a larger body of water that concealed her. A maintenance man from the Johnson's building told authorities that he had seen Mayme at 6:30 am the day she went missing. This was around the time Sam woke up. Whether this employee saw her outside the building, inside the building, near or on her apartment floor, or down the street is not mentioned. At the time of her disappearance Mayme was 5'5, 120 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair, and last seen wearing pink pants and a pink blouse. Whether these were pajamas or not (possibly indicating a dementia-like episode, where she got up out of the house and left without telling her son or getting dressed) is, like many things in this case, unknown. Mayme, as I mentioned, was a historian and if you google her name you will find a few sites that show her body of work. In 1986, she published "A Treasury of Tennessee Churches". A search for Mayme was conducted in the Nashville area and extended to Huntingdon, TN, where her husband's grave was, and where she had been visiting the weekend before she vanished. There was also an aerial search of Eastern Maury County that took place in July 2000 after law enforcement came up with a theory that she could be a target of the I-65 rapist. I'm not sure where police got this idea from. The I-65/Days Inn Killer, now identified as Harry Edward Greenwell, murdered three hotel clerks (ages 21, 24, 34) in the late 1980s. He also sexually assaulted a 21 year old hotel clerk in 1990. While LE does believe he's connected to more violent crimes, I'm not sure how they link Mayme to him--if you know, please add your knowledge in the comments. After the aerial search, nothing was found linking anything to Mayme. In 2008 she was declared deceased.
- Helen Joyce Rawley
- disappeared June 4th, 2003 from College Park, Maryland
Helen Joyce Rawley lived in a bungalow on the 4600 block of Knox Road in College Park, Maryland with her son. 75 year old Helen went by her middle name "Joyce" so that is how I'll refer to her. Seventy-five year old Joyce and her son, Tom, had lived together since the death of Joyce's husband of 48 years, Nelson, in 2001. Between 6:45 and 7:00 am on June 4th, 2003, Joyce was last seen by her tenant, a man who had rented a room at the Rawley home for the last eight years. Joyce was seen by him on her porch that morning as he returned home from work. Beginning the day after her husband died in February 2001, Joyce suffered two strokes four days apart. Because of the strokes, she was unable to talk and considered disabled because of her inability to communicate. In 2002, Joyce underwent chemotherapy and radiation for rectal cancer. She was on medication that made her tired and weak. She didn't go out anywhere by herself except to get the mail. Her mind remained "sound", according to her son. The day she went missing, her son returned home from his foreman job at 3:30 pm, and found the house empty with the lights off. Joyce's purse and wallet remained left behind in her bedroom, everything was in place, and there were no signs of a robbery. Police tracked Joyce's scent out the front door which she never used, and to the corner of the block. However, she went missing on a "rain-soaked" and "dreary" day and it's possible the bad weather could've washed away any more of her scent outside. Since the death of her husband who died unexpectedly in his sleep, and her two other sons who died together in a 1982 boating accident, Joyce's immediate family consisted of her remaining child Tom, who was unmarried and childless at the time of his mother's disappearance. If she had other family out of the area is unknown. She does have a beach house in Annapolis, Maryland, but had not visited there after she went missing. She was 75 when she disappeared, standing between 5'4-5'5 and 110 pounds. Due to her cancer, she wore a colostomy bag and was on several medications that she can't go long without. Fliers with Joyce's information went out, woods were searched, local bus drivers were notified and questioned if they had seen her, and hospitals had been checked. A helicopter flew over the city at night with a heat-detecting device. No sight of her was ever found. She had brown eyes and white hair and was last seen in a sweatshirt and slacks. She enjoys gardening, crossword puzzles, and reading. Police don't suspect foul play and Tom isn't considered a suspect (neither is the tenant who was the last to see her), but they aren't sure what could've happened.
- Maebell Dawson
- disappeared January 3rd, 1998 from Jefferson Township, Ohio
68 year old Maebell Dawson had lived in a one bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor of the Martin Luther Manor Living Center on Liscum Drive for about a year when she went missing. Maebell was divorced, had two daughters, and had retired from a hospital housekeeping job two years prior. Maebell was close to her family, and when calls to reach her went unanswered for two days, by January 5th, her residence was checked. Nothing in the second-story apartment was missing or out of place. Her winter coat was draped over a chair, her wallet, credit cards, cash, and a check for rent dated 1/8/98 were all found in her purse on the table. Her bank account was never accessed again. There were no signs of forced entry, a struggle or robbery inside the apartment. LE does not believe Maebell was attacked from her apartment or lured from the premises, but they do believe foul play was involved. According to CharleyProject, suicide "has not been ruled out but has been deemed unlikely". In 1998, Maebell was between 5'4 - 5'6 and 180 pounds. She had brown eyes and gray hair, wore glasses, and was last seen in a tan jogging suit. She was last seen entering her apartment at 9:30 pm on January 3rd. Five and a half years after her disappearance, Maebell was declared legally dead.
- Norma Mae Maynard
- disappeared February 3rd, 1979 from Boone, Iowa.
Norma Mae Maynard went missing in early February of 1979, just two weeks after the unexpected death of her husband, Carl, on January 19th. Norma and Carl had been married for three decades and Norma was deeply grieving the loss. Norma lived with her 30 year old son, and he was the last to see his mother. He stated that shortly before noon on February 2nd, he found a note from his 61 year old mother that stated she was on her way to Los Angeles, not to look for her, and that she'd get in touch again someday. The validity of this note (if seen by LE, if handwritten analysis was performed, etc) is not known. Norma's purse and a few items of clothing were missing, but her checkbook and jewelry were left behind. There was no sign of a break-in at the house. Her husband's pension which she lived off of and her bank account with savings was not touched. Norma was a shy woman who spent most of her time at home and had a regular routine. She didn't drive and her brothers stated that she had never been more than a few miles from her hometown. Her husband's funeral bill was paid for by a check dated four days after she vanished and signed by "Mrs. Carl Maynard". According to Charley Project, "The signature appeared to match Maynard's handwriting, and her son said she had signed a blank check and left it with him to fill in and pay the bill". The validity of this is not known either. A sighting of a woman matching Norma's description was seen by a local Greyhound bus station employee. The woman was boarding a bus bound for Los Angeles. Police are not sure of the accuracy of this sighting and consider it "shaky". Norma didn't drive but she didn't normally travel by bus, and why she allegedly went to Los Angeles is unknown: she had no friends or family there. Norma's son was not considered a suspect in her case, though some members of her family believe he was involved in her disappearance. He has maintained his innocence and has since moved out of state. Norma was 5'3 tall and weight 175 pounds, with blue eyes and gray hair. If she was alive today, she'd be 105. I believe someone close to her knows what happened and made up the story about her leaving for California. My second theory would be suicide, and she made up the California story so her family wouldn't worry.
- Yu Chin Goodson
- disappeared March 25th, 2005 from Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama.
Yu Chin Goodson is one of the youngest on my list, and at 57, I wouldn't classify her as elderly, but she is an older woman with a lot of mental and physical issues, who went missing under mysterious circumstances like these other women. Yu Chin is an Asian woman suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, diabetes, and a heart problem which required daily medication. In 2005, she was living in group home for patients with mental disabilities in Russellville, Alabama. On March 25th, 2005, a witness claimed to see Yu Chin enter a small, older grey or silver car with a loud muffler. The car was headed toward the Decatur, Alabama area, which is where her son lives. Staff at the group home were informed that Yu Chin was gone, and within 15 minutes of her disappearance, the police were notified and a search for Yu Chin began. No trace of her was ever found. Her son, who lives in the Decatur area, was never contacted by his mother. There has been no mention of foul play, and authorities believe she could currently be homeless and living in shelters. At the time of this write up, she has been missing for almost twenty years and would be around 75 if still alive.
- Barbara B. Blount
- disappeared May 2nd, 2008 from Holden, Louisiana
Barbara B. Blount was a 58 year old widow who lived on the same road as her children, kept in regular contact with her family and friends, and was active in her local church. It came as a surprise one morning when her nephew came over to visit her residence in rural Livingston Parish, Louisiana, and Barbara was nowhere to be found. A neighbor had just spoken to her over the phone, and Barbara had said she was cleaning out her kitchen cabinets. By the time her nephew had arrived for a visit, the front door was wide open, Barbara's phone was lying on the floor with the battery pulled out, her car was gone, and Barbara was missing. Besides for the unusual circumstances in the home, police didn't find any proof of forced entry. A few hours later in the late afternoon, the silver four door 2006 Toyota Camry Barbara owned was found a quarter of a mile from her home. It was found 25-30 yards off the main road and out of sight, hidden by trees. No trace of Barbara was discovered, baffling friends and family who described Barbara as a cautious individual who carried a gun when she went outside to milk the cows and didn't open the door to strangers. Waterways and woods were searched in attempt to find Barbara, but nothing was ever found.
edit: ooof messed up the title.
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2023.06.04 23:20 GMOrgasm A full lineup if you could only have players with Car brands
If youre like me, youve often wondered what a baseball lineup would look like if you could only use guys with car brands
well worry not, i have done the bare minimum of research and put together this bad boy. Not gonna reuse brands because thats for loosers
First off, this team needs a manager and weve got John Mclaren
, part time manager for the Mariners and Nationals before getting canned
At catcher, weve got Joe Holden
, he back-up to the backup catcher of the early 30s phillies
Covering first base is Mike Ford
. You know what youre getting with a ford and you know what youre getting with Mike Ford
Second base obviously has to be Joe Morgan
. enough said
Over at the hot corner is Jeep Mclain
, real name eugene but if baseballreference lists him as jeep thats good enough for me
At shortstop we had to go with Jimmy Austin
, who id never heard of but had 22 war w/ the yankees and browns from 1909-1929, and also has both a car brand and a car model in his name. way to go, love the hustle jimmy
In left field, weve got Yermin Mercedes
famous flash in the pan and grand slammer
Were gonna cheat a little and use Ichiro Suzuki
in center, because this gives us the flexibility to put Andrew Lambo
in right field because who doesnt want a lambo
On our bench we are lucky enough to have Jack Bentley
, who not only has a career .291 average, but in his second year had a 2.14 era, threw 2 CGSOs and led the league in saves (with 4). move over shohei, theres a new old 2-way player in town
for our starters, weve got Brad Hennessey
(kind of cheating since theyre more of a modifier and a scammer
but whatever), Anthony Ferrari
and JD Smart
before we turn it over to Génesis Cabrera
to close it out
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2023.06.04 23:01 Radiant-Working5106 Day 5 - A Jewelry Hunt and Reflections at the Bar
During my most recent bender, I somehow lost one of my most favorite earrings. I looked at photos throughout the night to triangulate where it could have gone, and deduced it most likely fell off at one of the bars I visited during the night.
So I drove there, and asked the bartender if anyone turned it in to the lost and found. Shit. No luck.
I was a little devastated, to be honest. They don’t make these earrings anymore.
Aside from my lost jewelry, it was otherwise turning out to be a nice night. The weather was beautiful and it had been about a week since I’d been out and social, near the buzz of people. It was also a full moon.
So I ordered a tonic water, got comfy at a table, and decided to make a little list called “Alcohol Co$t Me”. I’d like to say I made good headway into this list, but I was quickly distracted by random bar patrons looking for a place to sit and drink. If I’m being honest, half of me was annoyed, but the other half was intrigued. I couldn’t remember the last time I’d been sober at the bar long enough to talk to drunk people. So talking to them, watching them be vulnerable, and distracted, and sloshy, it was a surreal experience. Did I used to act that way? Had I been unknowingly pushing people away with my honesty? Was I also too raw in my vulnerability over feeling alone? And was that loneliness real, or was it the alcohol numbing me?
I did meet some lovely people. A drunk nurse showed me nudes of his ass, and lamented that it’s shrinking, even tho he never trains it. I met a saltwater aquarium enthusiast who told me how to keep my coral alive. I also leant an ear to a grieving older man, trying to re renter the world after losing his husband to cancer. (Funnily enough, I had actually met all of these people before. I just was too blackout to remember. Life is funny that way.)
It was a learning experience, for sure. Lovely all the same, but it felt like a sweet goodbye. Goodbye to the chaos, the blasting music, and the thrill of the hookup. Goodbye to the compulsion to obliterate my mind. Hello to reality, good bad and ugly.
As for me right now, I’m over here sitting pretty still feeling shaky. Getting night sweats, feeling shaky, fighting waves of fatigue and confusion. Sex is overstimulating and my skin often feels like it’s crawling. I’m moving back home to re-center and gain some weight. Alcohol did a lot of damage, but I’m confident in my recovery. I’m so grateful to my family for being there for me so I can start over. And I’m grateful to you all for bolstering my resolve with your stories and support
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