Hey holiday decorations! I’m glad to be here with you talking about good things. Speaking of good things: I found a kitten?! I thought my neighbor had lost one of their cats, and had been playing with/hanging out with this totally adorable baby on my porch hoping they’d come home and I could give them their cat. Turns out, it was a stray. A teeny, tiny, adorable stray. And one day I looked at the weather and saw that the next day, it was supposed to be rainy and cold and so I closed my cats into the bedroom, opened the front door, and sis followed me inside! And now I have a third cat again, which, after losing the first cat I saw being born/my literal baby, is feeling really good.
I still have a final paper to pull out of my ass tonight, but Magnificat (inspired by my girl Mary, Mother of God), or Maggie for short, has really put some pep into my December step. Also, any tips for introducing her to the big kids (older cats) would be appreciated. She seems into it, they…less so.
And now the news!
+ Let’s all watch the Zola commercial with the lesbians getting married, why don’t we?
+ It seems like The L Word: Generation Q is gonna be good. (Spoilers included)
+ Remember Intern Raquel?? She’s designing shirts for Elizabeth Warren that Megan freaking Rapinoe is wearing!!!! Very good and gay!!!
Most of the time, I assign out merch design requests to a member of my team. But this one, honestly, I took for myself (the team agreed)💙 Y'all, I can now say I designed something for my dream hero @mPinoe!!! From one queer womxn to another — #LFG 🌈✨https://t.co/BStVgTg89b
— Raquel ❦ (@RaquelDesigns) December 14, 2019
+ Revisionist history! Via queer artists! That’s what I’m talking about!!
+ DID YOU KNOW: Tracy Chapman can also be the soundtrack to your depressed Christmas season!
+ Trans people over 50 living their fucking LIVES!! I love that shit.
* According to the newest Grinch movie, the Grinch is just sad and lonely and not actually mean just to be mean, and uh…I cried throughout the whole thing, which is available on Netflix, so maybe if you’re feeling sad in your heart about hating the holidays, watch that.
Okay, I love you so much, I hope your winter is going more like “Wonderful Christmastime” and less like “Winter Song” if you know what I mean. Keep on keeping on, maybe sit outside for a couple of hours and find a kitten! I don’t know your neighborhood, it could happen! Try to smile at least once if you can, definitely cry if that feels good, ask someone you trust to give you a hug, if you need it. We’re gonna make it, I believe in us!