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Shit, Tumblr, and Summer: <p><a href="http://eudevie.tumblr.com/post/163918768177/leafcrunch-sun-and-time-leafcrunch-my" class="tumblr_blog">eudevie</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://leafcrunch.tumblr.com/post/119490479379/sun-and-time-leafcrunch-my-neighbourhood-has" class="tumblr_blog">leafcrunch</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sun-and-time.tumblr.com/post/119485326577" class="tumblr_blog">sun-and-time</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://leafcrunch.tumblr.com/post/119436743353/my-neighbourhood-has-never-had-an-ice-cream-truck" class="tumblr_blog">leafcrunch</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>my neighbourhood has never had an ice cream truck. in the summer, we have the knife sharpening truck. it slowly circles the block and rings its ominous bell. i have never seen someone interact with it. it may be that only those marked by death can see it</p></blockquote> <p>alex??? this is truly frightening ??</p> </blockquote> <p>i never really thought about it much until today but you’re right this is honestly a messed up thing for me to be accustomed to</p> </blockquote> <p>were the fuck do you live.I can’t even find knife sharpening services when i’m looking for em. A SHARP KNIFE IS A SAFE® KNIFE.<br/></p> </blockquote><p>in southern spain we have el afilaor who comes shouting <i>el afilaooooooor</i> and blowing a whistle early in the morning. that truck ain&rsquo;t shit compared to el afilaor.</p>
Shit, Tumblr, and Summer: <p><a href="http://eudevie.tumblr.com/post/163918768177/leafcrunch-sun-and-time-leafcrunch-my" class="tumblr_blog">eudevie</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://leafcrunch.tumblr.com/post/119490479379/sun-and-time-leafcrunch-my-neighbourhood-has" class="tumblr_blog">leafcrunch</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://sun-and-time.tumblr.com/post/119485326577" class="tumblr_blog">sun-and-time</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://leafcrunch.tumblr.com/post/119436743353/my-neighbourhood-has-never-had-an-ice-cream-truck" class="tumblr_blog">leafcrunch</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>my neighbourhood has never had an ice cream truck. in the summer, we have the knife sharpening truck. it slowly circles the block and rings its ominous bell. i have never seen someone interact with it. it may be that only those marked by death can see it</p></blockquote>

<p>alex??? this is truly frightening ??</p>
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<p>i never really thought about it much until today but you’re right this is honestly a messed up thing for me to be accustomed to</p>
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<p>were the fuck do you live.I can’t even find knife sharpening services when i’m looking for em. A SHARP KNIFE IS A SAFE® KNIFE.<br/></p>
</blockquote><p>in southern spain we have el afilaor who comes shouting <i>el afilaooooooor</i> and blowing a whistle early in the morning. that truck ain&rsquo;t shit compared to el afilaor.</p>

eudevie: leafcrunch: sun-and-time: leafcrunch: my neighbourhood has never had an ice cream truck. in the summer, we have the knife sharp...

Fire, Guns, and Good: <p>This kid probably has a good chuckle whenever grown men journalists write about how frightening machine guns are to fire.</p>
Fire, Guns, and Good: <p>This kid probably has a good chuckle whenever grown men journalists write about how frightening machine guns are to fire.</p>

This kid probably has a good chuckle whenever grown men journalists write about how frightening machine guns are to fire.

Dad, David Bowie, and Scare: nitewrighter You know that whole trope where like, the protagonists get teleported up into the aliens' spaceship or base or whatever and the alien appears to them only it doesn't appear as it really looks like but rather, since it doesn't want to scare the protagonists, it takes the form of something we find familiar and pleasing and is like, "T look like your dad or whatever-is this form okay? Like I think about that trope a lot and I think like, what if the alien couldn't pick out a form via telepathy and only had earth media to try and decide what form would scare its human guests least and be accepted almost immediately and honestly the more I think about it the more options for what form that might be are just really fun to me T have chosen the form of your earth playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda-do not be afraid.I come in peace. Greetings. I am Glofnorbo of the cloud you call the Pegasus Nebula.' I have scanned your earth media from afar and empirically decided that you would find the form of the one known as Dwayne The Rock Johnson most pleasing. I have come to confer with your leaders." "Do not be panic. I come in peace. I have assumed the form of your insectoid demigoddess Hatsune Miku' so that we may communicate peacefully without my true form horrifying you." nineprotons It was decided that I would assume the form of your Mister Rogers in order to best welcome your world to the galactic neighborhood without frightening your kind." gentlemanbones ...So did your colleague take on the form of Jack Black for that reason too? "No, that is the actual Jack Black. We do not know how to make him leave. Source nitewrighter 104,578 notes Youre greeted by David Bowie. Not an imitation, not a resurrection, he just went back to his spaceship.
Dad, David Bowie, and Scare: nitewrighter
 You know that whole trope where like, the protagonists get teleported up into the
 aliens' spaceship or base or whatever and the alien appears to them only it
 doesn't appear as it really looks like but rather, since it doesn't want to scare the
 protagonists, it takes the form of something we find familiar and pleasing and is
 like, "T look like your dad or whatever-is this form okay? Like I think about that
 trope a lot and I think like, what if the alien couldn't pick out a form via telepathy
 and only had earth media to try and decide what form would scare its human
 guests least and be accepted almost immediately and honestly the more I think
 about it the more options for what form that might be are just really fun to me
 T have chosen the form of your earth playwright and composer Lin-Manuel
 Miranda-do not be afraid.I come in peace.
 Greetings. I am Glofnorbo of the cloud you call the Pegasus Nebula.' I have
 scanned your earth media from afar and empirically decided that you would find
 the form of the one known as Dwayne The Rock Johnson most pleasing. I have
 come to confer with your leaders."
 "Do not be panic. I come in peace. I have assumed the form of your insectoid
 demigoddess Hatsune Miku' so that we may communicate peacefully without
 my true form horrifying you."
 nineprotons
 It was decided that I would assume the form of your Mister Rogers in order to
 best welcome your world to the galactic neighborhood without frightening your
 kind."
 gentlemanbones
 ...So did your colleague take on the form of Jack Black for that reason too?
 "No, that is the actual Jack Black. We do not know how to make him leave.
 Source nitewrighter
 104,578 notes
Youre greeted by David Bowie. Not an imitation, not a resurrection, he just went back to his spaceship.

Youre greeted by David Bowie. Not an imitation, not a resurrection, he just went back to his spaceship.

Click, Crush, and Cute: Finn Rey Click for some fluff Premise:Rey drags Finn into the freezing cold to make a snowman. Bonus: 1990's AU (kogami) <p>I just had to write this one (90s high school AU):</p> <p>“C’mon, let’s go!” Rey squealed as she drug Finn along the path to a patch of freshly fallen snow. “I still can’t believe you’ve NEVER made a snowman before.”</p> <p>Finn desperately tried to pull his winter cap over his head with the hand Rey wasn’t clutching, “There isn’t exactly a whole lot of time for frolicking in the snow when you’re being brainwashed and trained at First Order Academy you know.”</p> <p>“Excuses!” Rey laughed, “I grew up in a desert and I still made one as soon as I had a chance. I don’t even think you would be out here right now if I wasn’t forcing you.”</p> <p>“You’re right about that. I don’t like cold!” he huffed out a cloud of icy breath. “Besides, if I want to be around cute spherical things, I’ll hang out with BB-8. No assembly required.”</p> <p>“Don’t be a baby, it’s not even that cold. We are going to build a snowman, we are going to have fun, and we are going to crush Ben in the snow sculpture contest!” Rey stated this last goal with a sort of fiery determination that Finn almost found frightening.<br/> “Are you ever going to let your feud with that weird theater kid from Mr. Skywalker’s class go?”<br/> “NEVER! He CHEATED last time!” Rey fumed as she began furiously packing snow. She continued muttering as she referred to the plans she had scrawled on some scrap paper. Finn decided it was best to go along with it.</p>
Click, Crush, and Cute: Finn
 Rey
 Click for some fluff
 Premise:Rey drags Finn into the freezing cold to make
 a snowman.
 Bonus: 1990's AU
 (kogami)
<p>I just had to write this one (90s high school AU):</p>

<p>“C’mon, let’s go!” Rey squealed as she drug Finn along the path to a patch of freshly fallen snow. “I still can’t believe you’ve NEVER made a snowman before.”</p>

<p>Finn desperately tried to pull his winter cap over his head with the hand Rey wasn’t clutching, “There isn’t exactly a whole lot of time for frolicking in the snow when you’re being brainwashed and trained at First Order Academy you know.”</p>

<p>“Excuses!” Rey laughed, “I grew up in a desert and I still made one as soon as I had a chance. I don’t even think you would be out here right now if I wasn’t forcing you.”</p>

<p>“You’re right about that. I don’t like cold!” he huffed out a cloud of icy breath. “Besides, if I want to be around cute spherical things, I’ll hang out with BB-8. No assembly required.”</p>

<p>“Don’t be a baby, it’s not even that cold. We are going to build a snowman, we are going to have fun, and we are going to crush Ben in the snow sculpture contest!” Rey stated this last goal with a sort of fiery determination that Finn almost found frightening.<br/>
“Are you ever going to let your feud with that weird theater kid from Mr. Skywalker’s class go?”<br/>
“NEVER! He CHEATED last time!” Rey fumed as she began furiously packing snow. She continued muttering as she referred to the plans she had scrawled on some scrap paper. Finn decided it was best to go along with it.</p>

I just had to write this one (90s high school AU): “C’mon, let’s go!” Rey squealed as she drug Finn along the path to a patch of freshly fa...

Anaconda, Apparently, and Birthday: Crystal Johnson @Crystal1Johnson Following Seattle Teacher Pepper Sprayed by Cops gives Settlement money to #Blacklivesmatter movement VICE Seattle teacher to use settlement money for student Black Lives Matter cause A Seattle teacher has settled with local police for $100,000, but he doesn't plan on keeping it. Rather, he will give it away as a student activist award called Black Ed... mynorthwest.com fatcrybabie: curlypothead: ghettablasta: Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian was on his way home during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015. After he gave his speech he called his mother while crossing the street when the police officer Sandra DeLaFuente pepper sprayed him and the other pedestrians. Luckily, the incident was caught on video. “I was hit in the face with pepper spray — burning my ear, my mouth, and my eyes,” Hagopian said at a press conference with representatives of the King County NAACP. “The pain was excruciating. I spent the entire birthday party pouring milk on my face — frightening my kids, not sure what to tell them.” Hagopian received  $100,000 settlement but is not gonna keep it. “I did reach a settlement with the City of Seattle for $100,000,” he said. “But I want it to be clear that $100,000 is not justice. The office of professional accountability did rule in my favor. It did say that this officer violated policy and should face a suspension — a one-day suspension.” He decided to give the money to Black Lives Matter organization. “I was peacefully raising my voice for justice on Martin Luther King Day last year,” he said. “I gave the final rally speech at the main event that I called out people who pretend to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and then disparage the Black Lives Matter movement — as if he wouldn’t be in the streets supporting it. As if he hadn’t been arrested over 40 times in the struggle for racial, economic and social justice. Apparently, not all the police officers liked that speech.” Such people give me hope in the better future. #Unite4Justice This deserve more notes.. https://iamaneducator.com/2016/06/15/teacher-uses-settlement-proceeds-to-fund-activists-organizations/ Here’s a link to an article about it. Goes into detail about how the money is being used. It’s extremely nice.
Anaconda, Apparently, and Birthday: Crystal Johnson
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 Seattle teacher to use settlement money for student Black Lives Matter cause
 A Seattle teacher has settled with local police for $100,000, but he doesn't plan on
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fatcrybabie:

curlypothead:

ghettablasta:

Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian was on his way home during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015. After he gave his speech he called his mother while crossing the street when the police officer Sandra DeLaFuente pepper sprayed him and the other pedestrians.
Luckily, the incident was caught on video.
“I was hit in the face with pepper spray — burning my ear, my mouth, and my eyes,” Hagopian said at a press conference with representatives of the King County NAACP. “The pain was excruciating. I spent the entire birthday party pouring milk on my face — frightening my kids, not sure what to tell them.”
Hagopian received  $100,000 settlement but is not gonna keep it.
“I did reach a settlement with the City of Seattle for $100,000,” he said. “But I want it to be clear that $100,000 is not justice. The office of professional accountability did rule in my favor. It did say that this officer violated policy and should face a suspension — a one-day suspension.”
He decided to give the money to Black Lives Matter organization. 
“I was peacefully raising my voice for justice on Martin Luther King Day last year,” he said. “I gave the final rally speech at the main event that I called out people who pretend to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and then disparage the Black Lives Matter movement — as if he wouldn’t be in the streets supporting it. As if he hadn’t been arrested over 40 times in the struggle for racial, economic and social justice. Apparently, not all the police officers liked that speech.”
Such people give me hope in the better future.
#Unite4Justice

This deserve more notes..

https://iamaneducator.com/2016/06/15/teacher-uses-settlement-proceeds-to-fund-activists-organizations/
Here’s a link to an article about it. Goes into detail about how the money is being used. It’s extremely nice.

fatcrybabie: curlypothead: ghettablasta: Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian was on his way home during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015. After...

Children, Parents, and Control: 13 Helpful Phrases You Can Say to Calm an Anxious Child "I AM HERE; YOU ARE SAFE." Anxiety has a way of making things look worse and feel scarier than when we are not feeling worried. These words can offer comfort and safety when your child is feeling out of control, especially if they are at the height of their worry. "TELL ME ABOUT IT." Give your child room to talk about their fears without interrupting. Some children need to have time to process through their thoughts. HOW BIG IS YOUR WORRY?" Help your child verbalize the size of their worry and give you an accurate picture of how it feels to them "WHAT DO YOU WANT TO TELL YOUR WORRY?" Give your child room to talk about their fears without interrupting. Some children need to have time to process through their thoughts. "CAN YOU DRAW IT?" Many kids cannot express their emotions with words. Encourage them to draw paint or create their worries on paper. "LET'S CHANGE THE ENDING." Anxious children often feel stuck in the same pattern without a way out. Help them see different options by telling their story, but leaving off the ending. WHAT OTHER THINGS DO YOU KNOW ABOU FILL IN BLANK)?" Some children feel empowered when they have more information about their fear (especially things like tornadoes, bees, elevators, etc.) "WHICH CALMING STRATEGY DO YOU WANT TO USE? Work proactively to create a long list of calming strategies your child enjoys Practice them during the day, at random times when your child feels calm "I'M GOING TO TAKE A DEEP BREATH Sometimes our children are so worried that they resist our encouragement to pick a calming strategy. In this case, use yourself as the calming skl! Verbalize what you are doing and how it makes you feel IT'S SCARY AND." Acknowledge your child's fear without making it even more frightening by using the word "AND." After the word "and" you can add phrases like, You are safe." or You've conquered this fear before." or You have a plan." "I CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR ABOUT... It's hard to see our kids suffer with worry. Many parents rush in to rescue their child from an anxiety-producing situation "WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM ME?" Instead of assuming that you know what your child needs, give them an opportunity to tell you what would help "THIS FEELING WILL PASS." This may be a phrase you can both use when your child is at the height of panic. All feelings pass eventually. It often feels like they will never end, you won't make it through, or it's too hard. And that's OK. Don't let your brain get stuck in that moment, focus on the relief that is on the horizon Source: This infographic was created based on a wonderful article written by Nicole Schwawrz found at Lime Adventures.com. Nicole's blog can be found at ImperfectFamilies.com. Get tips and tools to alleviate childhood anxiety: www.gozen.com
Children, Parents, and Control: 13 Helpful
 Phrases
 You Can Say to
 Calm an Anxious
 Child
 "I AM HERE; YOU ARE SAFE."
 Anxiety has a way of making things look
 worse and feel scarier than when we are not
 feeling worried. These words can offer
 comfort and safety when your child is
 feeling out of control, especially if they are
 at the height of their worry.
 "TELL ME ABOUT IT."
 Give your child room to talk about their
 fears without interrupting. Some children
 need to have time to process through
 their thoughts.
 HOW BIG IS YOUR WORRY?"
 Help your child verbalize the size of

 their worry and give you an accurate
 picture of how it feels to them
 "WHAT DO YOU WANT TO TELL
 YOUR WORRY?"
 Give your child room to talk about
 their fears without interrupting. Some
 children need to have time to process
 through their thoughts.
 "CAN YOU DRAW IT?"
 Many kids cannot express their emotions
 with words. Encourage them to draw
 paint or create their worries on paper.
 "LET'S CHANGE THE ENDING."
 Anxious children often feel stuck in the
 same pattern without a way out. Help
 them see different options by telling their
 story, but leaving off the ending.
 WHAT OTHER THINGS DO YOU

 KNOW ABOU
 FILL IN
 BLANK)?"
 Some children feel empowered
 when they have more information
 about their fear (especially things
 like tornadoes, bees, elevators, etc.)
 "WHICH CALMING STRATEGY DO
 YOU WANT TO USE?
 Work proactively to create a long list of
 calming strategies your child enjoys
 Practice them during the day, at random
 times when your child feels calm
 "I'M GOING TO TAKE A DEEP
 BREATH
 Sometimes our children are so worried that
 they resist our encouragement to pick a
 calming strategy. In this case, use yourself
 as the calming skl! Verbalize what you are
 doing and how it makes you feel
 IT'S SCARY AND."
 Acknowledge your child's fear without
 making it even more frightening by using
 the word "AND." After the word "and" you
 can add phrases like, You are safe." or
 You've conquered this fear before." or
 You have a plan."

 "I CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR ABOUT...
 It's hard to see our kids suffer with
 worry. Many parents rush in to rescue
 their child from an anxiety-producing
 situation
 "WHAT DO YOU NEED
 FROM ME?"
 Instead of assuming that you
 know what your child needs,
 give them an opportunity to tell
 you what would help
 "THIS FEELING WILL PASS."
 This may be a phrase you can both
 use when your child is at the height of
 panic. All feelings pass eventually. It
 often feels like they will never end, you
 won't make it through, or it's too
 hard. And that's OK. Don't let your
 brain get stuck in that moment, focus
 on the relief that is on the horizon
 Source:
 This infographic was created based on a wonderful article written by Nicole Schwawrz found
 at Lime Adventures.com. Nicole's blog can be found at ImperfectFamilies.com.
 Get tips and tools to alleviate childhood anxiety:
 www.gozen.com