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"making the best of every day" is not about the peaks

it's about the valleys

it's resting, it's healing, it's nourishing

it's collecting tomorrow's spoons

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Hi, I'm Rey, a polyamorous, postfurry, queer as fuck, non-binary trans catgirl and/or foxenby (... I think?).

I am an engineer, the sort who makes embedded hardware do cool things. I was the founder of I like glowy dance, big bass, and hot enbies.

I drive Lezbaru, a '09 Outback. We've been through some shit together.

I am currently learning to live with #fibromyalgia (diagnosis pending), and I use #cannabis and #shitposting to make it through each day.

I am in #Rochester normally, #Boston regularly, #Seattle occasionally.

I am made of love. It's stronger than you.


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Hey ,

This is my last message as an admin of

It began as a weekend project, something cool to play with, to fill up time between jobs.

Then others showed up. And we became friends. And we became a community.

We built a decidedly queer space, atop radical acceptance and boundaries and consent and respect and love.

What started as a novelty became a safe space, a judgement-free place for self-exploration, for myself and for so many others.

This was the first community where I was Rey, 100% of the time. This was the first community where I've felt *normal* for being into the things I'm into, for loving folks like I do, for being _me_.

But at some point, it began to feel like v.c was usurping my identity. Being "Rey, the Vulpine Club admin" became awkward and uncomfortable. This isn't who I *am*... I am so much more.

I've also struggled with the conflict between having responsibility for the safety of this community, and being in personal intimate relationships with a substantial part of it.

So, I figure it's time to turn in my badge and pun, and leave things in the paws of the best admins, mods, and friends I could leave y'all with: Sariya and Clara.

I love you all. You are such beautiful and amazing critters. Thank you for being here with me <3

P.S. I'll still be around, you betcha

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

Pro tip: if you're on a Mastodon instance running a relatively recent version (2.5.0 is the earliest I've been able to check):

* Go to <your instance>/filters (here, for example, it's
* Add New Filter
* Add the keyword "womenarestupid", click all four filter contexts, check "drop instead of hide", and uncheck "whole word".

This will remove these racist, misogynist, and now homophobic spam posts from your timelines and won't even leave a tombstone behind.

h/t @Osiri

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

Pride look test run! (selfie, no ec, boost to give me the self-esteem to actually wear this out of the house)

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed
Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

if you're on mastodon for a long enough period of time and you're still cishet, either you're very secure in that (and if you are that's great!) or you've made no effort at all to try and explore yourself

and if you still think cishet is a slur, start over and try again

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed


Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

shouldn't be allowed to design chat app ux unless you've gone through at least one of: breakup, harassment, being trans

me: not in the kitchen

@ezricatte : gently shakes then opens a pouch of rice, in the kitchen

me: immediately headbutting them and barking excitedly


maybe i am fox

how good of an idea is it to get an appt, instead of showing up on a Saturday afternoon unannounced?

52 minutes from "unplug cable modem" to "finally, after much power-juggling, plug in new cable modem and it works"

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

PSA to all users: thank you so much for reporting bad actors. We're a very small moderation team, so we don't always see bad behavior on the Fediverse. Your reports help us curate this space to better fit the participants. Thank you!

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

Some people may have thought I was joking in my blog post about de-googling your Android phone.

OnePlus doesn't provide update files that *just* update the firmware/radio. So when a LineageOS update fails because it wants a newer radio version, you're expected to… download this random file from a Hungarian forum poster called "shadowstep" who hosts it on MediaFire:

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed
Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

thanks to Snepface, the cable company now knows me as Rey and i have a new cable modem!

also, getting an appointment before going to visit the cable company: YES GOOD

re: mh (--) 

mh (-) 

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

A take on white culture 

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed

paris is a scam invented by les fatals picards in 2007 in order to participate in the eurovision song contest

why are "suspend" and "delete" the same operation

mx. generic "where did the report go" admin

#MastoDev #ActualMastoDev

Mx. Rey :rey_hearts: awooed
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