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Nonprofits, etc. Part-time pirate. "I shall get up Sunday morning and wind the clock, as a contribution to order and steadfastness." -- EB White

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Joined Twitter 10/26/10


@benjamin_oc Look, man, it's 2020. I am done assuming anything. @benjamin_oc I thought you were simply demonstrating your delicate sensibilities.
9/28
2020
Honestly, I cannot even begin to estimate how many times this has happened to me since 2016.What's the difference between undocumented immigrants and Donald Trump? Undocumented immigrants pay taxes. #TrumpTaxes #TrumpTaxReturns
Retweeted by Cherie the MainerThat feeling when you think of a funny thing and you say "Ha ha! I should tell Twitter" so you log on and you see S… https://t.co/Ej9uPXCncfMe watching ranked choice vote opponents pass around memes giving voting instructions to make sure they "don't get… https://t.co/iEQf0dAmIR
9/27
2020
I think Amy Coney Barrett should be able to have control over her body and live exactly the life that gives her mea… https://t.co/p1hkUnnpw3
Retweeted by Cherie the MainerA bit embarrassed it took me 50 #covid19 illustrations to come up with this one. Gotta love our #Maine motto!… https://t.co/S5kWgxq41j
Retweeted by Cherie the MainerLindy West said it best: the wealthy and connected will always be able to (and always will) access safe abortions.… https://t.co/r3cgxJhZKH
9/26
2020
"Sit down, kids, and let me tell you the story about the year that Florida became FLORIDA..." https://t.co/3EDUJz9KMuAm I the only one who remembers the 2000 election? It took week. WEEKS. There is recent precedence for slow returns… https://t.co/y8DkXYiB2OThis op-ed by @SenAngusKing should be spread far and wide. We might not know the results on Election Night, and tha… https://t.co/G2c5c1g5eL
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @jclmorgan @robglover2009 Accurate. And why I cannot spend too much time in either. @doryashore I doubt it.
9/24
2020
@dashbeckydash I love her. My girl would not do that, but she is the queen of the "this thing is nonsensical and in… https://t.co/nvOYdnEEUI @WaltzInExile I think what I love best about my girl's attitude is she's kind of naturally oblivious. It's not cons… https://t.co/BeIM3kC0QZMe forcing myself to sign out of Twitter every day: "There is nothing good in here for you." https://t.co/Hhf987UesHThe US Covid-19 mortality rate has finally broken under 3%, which was the original WHO mortality rate estimate back… https://t.co/lrYIqK8tqR
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @samprout1 During the #MeToo height, a lot of Gen Z women kept responding "You put up with WHAT?!" and it gave me s… https://t.co/x9Tcb6u4U2My daughter expressed an opinion in class only to have it repeated a few minutes later by a boy. She hollered out "… https://t.co/Zo8eOfPYzlIt sounded like an excuse because it was, in fact, an excuse. (Comments downthread suggest that he benefited from s… https://t.co/s9dmqb5NzV @doryashore Eons ago I interviewed for a job in Sanford and--hand to heart--they said to me "Just because you work… https://t.co/16vYIoyqbCI miss art galleries and museums. https://t.co/WwLbBLyEwVTake an art break, Twitter. You deserve it. https://t.co/DzLAaVWCxd
9/23
2020
Does anyone in Kentucky ever wonder what life would be like if McConnell gave their needs such steadfast focus, devotion, and verve?
9/22
2020
Here's how much I have grown since 2016: I now know that any move by Collins to oppose a new justice is simply beca… https://t.co/DD8EgVTGJzNothing to see here, just the President of the United States abusing the power of the office to control private bus… https://t.co/trCynTdPRi
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9/20
2020
@dburgessmdi @rosieglow2010 That was also my thought. I have to stand on the front porch if I want an almost-guaran… https://t.co/t1tvGTT2XV
9/19
2020
Deleted my original RT because I had more to say: this is 100% true, EXCEPT I'd say we've managed to make the gaps… https://t.co/5xAG5Z0N3MDespite all the other complaints, the biggest actual remote learning issue is that I work until 5 and my kids are d… https://t.co/P6eguQBxk9 @engelberger_amy Oh, she was, no doubt. I was laughing at myself, mostly. @doryashore I just got a visual of you huddled under twinkly fairy lights gnawing on an elk haunch. No, no. Don't correct me.Can confirm. Also teas that make you happy and vitamin D. https://t.co/NoZ5MBlqJDA lot of very nice people are telling me to take the hotspot. I probably won't due to logistics, but mostly this tw… https://t.co/vUUGLk7jGO @rosieglow2010 We are supposed to only have one more week of remote, so it doesn't really seem worth the bother. Mo… https://t.co/Acs3GwkwvH @kldavid I've got two kids and we seem to be okay as long as I don't have an overlapping work meeting. Five would d… https://t.co/Lc1H7m61yJOne day my kids will write a "Coat of Many Colors"-type song about being mocked for having to turn their video off.… https://t.co/SA3dd4mmm5One my kids teachers just asked if we need to borrow a school hotspot because of freezing issues and I'm feeling od… https://t.co/LYCNA4EDBi @mimismartypants I actually feel like this wouldn't be a bad place to wait out the end times.*offer not available in blue states https://t.co/A7xgWhcvoq
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9/18
2020
@gabzoots Too over everything to even enunciate seems right in line with 90s trends and mindset. @Catriona_Rae "Sir, I'm going to ask that you not judge me at this particular point in our world's history." @agirlandaboy Don't be coming at him with that kind of negativity. @rambleginger I know that logically the only way to bring caring back into our culture is to do it myself and try t… https://t.co/2RiY0VqvogJust listened to a speech by a young person that was supposed to be inspiring but instead just made me sad that we… https://t.co/VRxi4tvE0V @messierobject44 There are multiple problems with Labor Day. 1) Acknowledging its actual history and purpose is no… https://t.co/aBVly3ZHlDDoes September need a better holiday so people stop trying to make it October? "Find-your-sweaters-een" or somethin… https://t.co/5UbfQwUsHjWe went through this last year: September is not spooky. Stop trying to make September spooky. You just look ridiculous.Me to the neighbor who already has Halloween decorations out: https://t.co/3WoMEU2pwi
9/17
2020
100%. I would not discount the GOP romanticization of the late 1950s and early 60s, either. https://t.co/Scxyr1xLxqForced sterilization is a horrifying human rights violation historically linked to white supremacy and genocide. I… https://t.co/4OtJvKptvo
Retweeted by Cherie the MainerThis seems fine. https://t.co/jL5XUkI7f3 @MegglesP Poor buddy. My kiddos definitely got them more at that age than they do now...when they are actually grow… https://t.co/WEQ890i0IX
9/16
2020
@gabzoots Ultimately, we're all just rats in a maze. At least we don't have the creepy tails? @Swistle I have an email half written in my head already. You just let me know if you need it. @gabzoots I should follow this up by saying: even if I got the exact neuro-explanation wrong, there is a definitely… https://t.co/9bhwGwiva1 @gabzoots I may mangle the science here because I'm too lazy to doublecheck, but I *believe* seeing new messages/no… https://t.co/Op1a0He9JM @grace134 You do have a gift, especially for someone who appears to be relatively calm and non-drama-seeking on the internet.In today's episode of "This Timeline is Weird," our heroine must interrupt her workday multiple times to help her f… https://t.co/c4rWlWSL7r @grace134 I don't love that this keeps happening to you but I do enjoy how you seem to attract work crazy wherever… https://t.co/ZDYB5XM1BDEvery day I assign some individual small household chore to my children. I couldn't think of one today for my son,… https://t.co/2Hljg05PG4
9/15
2020
@gabzoots It's okay. I laugh about it, too. The list of things I have killed that others consider bomb-proof: cacti… https://t.co/MysOwMadZ2 @gabzoots Growing things. I joke about it and I keep trying, but truly. I have no instinct for it at all and even w… https://t.co/sGmFTfYlBF @CelesteLipp I adore her always and forever.Mine would be 70% Patty Griffin lyrics, 20% EB White quotes, and 5% randomized, capitalized screeching. https://t.co/TjMzQItDDi
9/14
2020
Update: brother-in-law on the ground in California, not yet active as his group tries to acclimate. Going from sea… https://t.co/QhMfOZC7Jl
9/13
2020
Here's a fun thing I'm sure parents around the country are experiencing: one of my children displays challenging be… https://t.co/Fmdd9U09zHIf it makes you very, very angry as well, you can donate to pay off these insane fees here: https://t.co/g0FHPfYDh6https://t.co/l4TMwD5KkEThis brings forth the fury in me. https://t.co/5rnPCmIP2c @JamesxMyall Were they measuring the success of some sort of tourism campaign? Those are some pretty good across-the-board increases. @grumpymartian Look, I'm not saying what you're going through is worth it for the wildlife watching opportunities,… https://t.co/cbg12NGWeG @grace134 $10 says he has completely misunderstood what is actually happening in that classroom, too. @grace134 It's fair to have concerns about this structure. But as soon as you pull the "half the year off" card you… https://t.co/fQ7QgtXjMlIf there is a god, this is their work being done. https://t.co/DmK3AzPJb2 @melissa_schober So far I've had to run tech support every day. I'm very worried about families without this abilit… https://t.co/Nig8A9p0sR @Heidibobeidi Finally put that together after homeroom. Thankfully we have one set of wireless headphones in our ho… https://t.co/eYHXzg9BREThere would be no Muslim Ban today if not for the choices made then. Hard to imagine a more complete erasure of his… https://t.co/VeGSzGDkdW
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @messierobject44 Their first PE class was a scavenger hunt so they had to run around the house. I personally would… https://t.co/kcfZFZSWGADay 4 of remote learning and the boy's headphone jack has gone. So now our options are to listen to his classes whi… https://t.co/2VAMz6cqfK
9/11
2020
America, we are so lost. We are lost on more levels than I can even comprehend. https://t.co/SvzfYaWhWpHeavy northern New England energy here https://t.co/awblFPKZNS
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @jonniker Sweet Sunny. She absolutely knew she was loved. Thank you for sharing her with us all these years.Lethal white boys get to be boys forever. https://t.co/g4DZyqQtcI
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @grumpymartian Thinking about you. How are you holding up? @rambleginger Actually, for media literacy it's entirely possible he was on it to find examples. I'd say keep an ey… https://t.co/7FEvT3kBcj @trailnorth Always.True story: my very first Twitter avatar was Diana Rigg as Emma Peel, back when I was scared of being even vaguely… https://t.co/4gSGsGUFaw*kicks 2020 right in the balls* https://t.co/FdxYfypq5S @plathitude Lordy, the snob bit. When I was in sixth grade we moved back to Maine and the teacher asked where we'd… https://t.co/cclnTfQgkiIt also makes me regret all the times I've been offended when people tell me they initially found me snobbish, off-… https://t.co/TLi3i4GlpyMy daughter has inherited my natural reserve and so far in this 30 minute online class she has done nothing but sta… https://t.co/IsgyKZjHpF @Catriona_Rae OMG. 6,000 makes me hyperventilate a little bit.Him: "I'll show her how it feels to be left out of puzzle-doing!" Me: "I don't think this is going to go the way you think it is..."There are currently two 1,000 piece puzzles happening in my house: one on the coffee table that my daughter won't l… https://t.co/89ADbZZl0j
9/10
2020
This is absolutely bananas. https://t.co/jnfDh9MHHT
9/9
2020
So inspiring to read. More of this in more places, please. https://t.co/eFhKwH0lmY @grumpymartian Ugh, ugh, ugh. Thinking of all of you out west.*points at this thread* https://t.co/gTG66FqV8U @TiffanyBond @mikeshepherdME I still collect bacon grease and sometimes leave it on the stove. I once made an old m… https://t.co/KODo5onyNm @TiffanyBond @mikeshepherdME Exactly, yes. Sugar is also kept in the fridge because of ants. Florida: if the heat d… https://t.co/SsLm2jtSsK
9/8
2020

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