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Lawful tired. Grad student, crafter, medievalist. Jet-packing into #TheUntamed. Historical consultant & researcher. Ask for my academic alt.

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I'M NOT YOUR HERO - THE MURDERBOT DIARIES ANIMATIC after over 2 months, 22 sketchbook pages of brainstorming, thumb… https://t.co/GSl6HA1RT6
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)If you call the cops on the mentally ill, know that you are VERY possibly calling for their execution. And if exec… https://t.co/tPH8ES0d34
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Listen to Percy, folks!! https://t.co/IuFHWf42jdnasa employee: oh hey u guys are back early astronaut: moon's got water nasa employee: what astronaut: *wearing… https://t.co/zXevQeB7zh
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)It took over a hundred people-hours to count the first 8000 votes in my small city this weekend, between checking,… https://t.co/oT0dMI0cg8
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)the queers who were nice/patient/gentle all got shot or bullied to death all that's left r me & the other pissed-off cockroach motherfuckers
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)I feel seen. https://t.co/h5bbB3CqSL
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10/27
2020
The Green Book inspired many creators to produce works celebrating its legacy and need in the Black community. On t… https://t.co/H9j0FIU5xe
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @tjburdick My mom had my BA framed very nicely. My MLS and MA diplomas are in the envelopes they were mailed to me… https://t.co/l5jW5TLqUxThis how the 1% look at minorities. I was a classmate of Kushner let me tell you what I did to get into Harvard co… https://t.co/ue9MPhzkZx
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Likewise, if you're a Latinx author on a Latinx panel w/no brown Latinxs or Afro-Latinxs Likewise, if you're a lig… https://t.co/8v9jaGHjna
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Reminder that just because the moon has water, that doesn’t mean you can move there when the election turns out badly. So go vote.
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Just saw the "60 Minutes" interviews. Nora O'Donnell is asking Senator Harris if she's a "socialist." Why don't… https://t.co/04H44AWed0
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)I know you tasteless gremlins love a ruin. Go forth and vote. https://t.co/M68tdFzDms
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)ADHD & Working from home https://t.co/yLBbAfR92f
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)🤣🤣 muppet show theme song officially earwormed now. https://t.co/IXA0Oge4JW @mo_ranyart @coreopsismajor That’s a good kitty. (I don’t mind mice or voles especially if the cat does the hard work for me)GOOD KITTY, PONKY!!! No, seriously—I didn’t have to chase it squeaking around my bedroom at 3am in the dark, half… https://t.co/VLhpQuAefqThiiiiiis. And this whole thread. https://t.co/PBnlUuNkon
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Someone set a ballot drop box on fire in Boston in front of the main public library. Most ballots were recovered bu… https://t.co/X4W74pVKpG
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)"democracy" https://t.co/cl07Yyx1SK
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Reminder that today is DVPit. I'll be QRTing pitches that I like throughout the day. If you want to support a pitch… https://t.co/fSS8ZpfWE3
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Everybody romanticizing Black people waiting half the day in long lines (aka still struggling through voting suppre… https://t.co/oTQT1auncG
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)when the moon's not so dry it's got H2O lines that's a mare
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)In Victoria, BC (Canadians take note) I love Knotty by Nature, which is a delightful weaving/spinning/yarn shop wit… https://t.co/hzRZukayY0And also Tribe Yarns, in Richmond (easy to get to from central London, and SO WORTH IT OMFG). The owner is helpful… https://t.co/z24YoY0RCaMy two favorite UK yarn shops are The Yarn Dispensary, in Kent, which is located in a historic building that housed… https://t.co/g18s1PWHG3Last but definitely not least is Tréliz, whose yarns I have squished at trunk shows in NYC. Gorgeous bright colors.… https://t.co/CwXXPOxLNYMudpunch takes up back to Canada for gorgeous self-striping yarns. Mmmm. https://t.co/XIyqtY0GuO #KateRecsYarnBack to the UK for Mothy and the Squid, a dyer who does cephalopod and moth/butterfly inspired colorways and occasi… https://t.co/HvXeR16wZzA Million Stars is in Canada, and I have loved this yarn and also her spinning fiber, which isn't compacted and fel… https://t.co/E6OrIIIOlDThe Knitting Goddess (Yorkshire, UK) is a little bigger than some of the dyers I've recced, but does great mini ske… https://t.co/dAMK9TAp5vKalokshekellen is based in Aberdeen and does delightful yarn. https://t.co/iz9DAv9v3LFibrepunk is based in Scotland. Markus is a sweetheart and his self-striping yarns are fabulous. https://t.co/SoFdP5pUH1La Bien Aimee is based in Paris (WoC owned). Aimée does gorgeous speckles and saturated colors, and her shop is a t… https://t.co/pa2YSf8NT3Now a thread of internationally-located (Non-USA) indie yarn dyers. I have used all of this yarn, I have met a coup… https://t.co/ziXpkvyVZkI am in this tweet and I don’t have really any objection to it. It’s too true. https://t.co/PlZh1F6qc7
10/26
2020
@coreopsismajor TAKE THE W, COREO.Have graded all outstanding tests and quizzes — only 54 assignments outstanding. {headdesk} AND I have to record le… https://t.co/svwFXElAEzThis is something Black activists have said about Blue States for years https://t.co/a3xwojFX3R
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)This is ableist design, asshole design and aesthetics over basic reality. The people who thought these steps were a… https://t.co/WzzDGgTljo
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Good morning, and please be aware the White House has finally confirmed what we all figured they were doing. Call… https://t.co/HHX0MtqJVc
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @Suncani1 I have to take meds three times a day. It’s been a real habit developer.There’s a term for white people who pay lip service to white supremacy being vile, while centering white supremacis… https://t.co/iUBFfxphEr
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Ace Week (Oct.25-31) and the ace community have been growing since the first established Asexual Awareness Week in… https://t.co/b4tZUAjR3T
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Happy #AceWeek2020, everyone! This year, I'm doing another set of videos on books, but! Instead of giving you a bun… https://t.co/MH25mvPuws
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Link to V&A vintage knitting patterns here: https://t.co/Wo2e9KOcw3 https://t.co/Ut41Hv3ClH @Suncani1 They work for me BUT my med reminder app has a snooze function and I set them otherwise fairly sparingly… https://t.co/OkqzrVflnRThis is a fascinating thread on ADHD and how it relates to art as a discipline. Hadn't thought about spatial reason… https://t.co/1hNiZDZzKb
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @peripateticmeg It meeeeeeee 😳😱😐
10/25
2020
@peripateticmeg I would teleport with my housemates shop vac if I could. Wishing you well. @mikechenwriter My main question is how much maintenance costs. And what state the roof is in. ... and whether they get good wifi. @dlbowman76 It’s a LOT. We ordered flour and other baking supplies from a bulk company over the summer. We used to… https://t.co/4eeA3yJTCHThey look pretty good too. Recipe said it made 12 but I got 14. https://t.co/Niy5Bsmc2GTopped them with turbinado sugar and crystallized ginger instead of a brown sugar crumble. They smell good already.I can attest that no babies, Girl Scouts, millionaires, or financiers were harmed in the making of these pumpkin oa… https://t.co/3bR4Pm9HEE @LionessElise Wishing you well. @EddieLouise Hah! 💙 @coreopsismajor @MsKABB What, you have a secret supply of millionaires you aren’t telling me about???? @coreopsismajor @MsKABB What was I thinking. Can’t trust me to make Girl Scout cookies either, I imagine.Attention universities: I swear to god if you don’t stop sending emails to graduate students & staff about self-car… https://t.co/Yc1euV9SJr
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)It's time for Anxiety, Rage, and Attempting the Impossible in a World on Fire! Moderator @tinytempest opens us up a… https://t.co/6rypRaCjWp
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Montgomery 2020: who’s a brave murderfluff! https://t.co/yYbffIn46U @CassieY4 Hah! Unless it’s Jin Guangshan. Then it’s whoever just walked offscreen. @Bibliogato Went to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair and refused to shake hands with anyone
10/24
2020
Public policy also plays a role. The U.S. has always struggled in this department: 🙅🏽‍♀️Daycare isn’t affordable… https://t.co/XC3sqWcJ8T
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @sarahhollowell Yikes.i need white feminists to pledge to let Black and other WOC handle critiques involving Harris if Biden wins. What i… https://t.co/3bTM0eClwD
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @casskhaw In my fondest dreams we ... just don’t quite as much. Even my dreams are cynical these days. @sarahhollowell What!?Reminder: please please please order holiday gifts from indies if you can. I know! It’s only October! But actual pe… https://t.co/oYn69oSzGE
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @mo_ranyart They’re very yummyhey google, what is chattel slavery https://t.co/lTeBVL4Nnb
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Spoiler: no babies were harmed in the making of these brownies.They’re these: https://t.co/G3rj140oiFCoreo: “important question! What’s in those brownies! How are they so good?” Me: ... babies? Coreo: ... what?? Me:… https://t.co/hZqcv6N0EUTen Things You Need to Know to Stop a Coup is my reading for today, and I hope it will be yours too over the weeken… https://t.co/px1RbRt8nu
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Yay!! https://t.co/FCosYzGbBV @KMHerkes I really love taking friends to yarn stores. Someday!Non-New Yorkers losing their minds over the Strand news: you should know that the owner, Nancy Bass Wyden, owns the… https://t.co/nl7zAqGclf
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Super neat new project @constelacionmag is close to funding their launch Kickstarter. They're running to the end of… https://t.co/MmMZFEQaCk
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Finally reading Song For A New Day by @SarahPinsker and it’s... wow. It’s a rough listen right now (this is me gest… https://t.co/JzADYcp3Mt @AlyshondraM What a great look! @yilinwriter Asked a friend (sent her a link to the tweet) who might know. @RowennaM Kittens!!!“presidential tone” my fat ass Every single fucker who reports on this election like it’s a close toss-up is *acti… https://t.co/iASuKKXehw
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Icymi I wrote a small thread about the homeland of my ancestors and what it means to me https://t.co/61w6kHrwnR
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @peculiarityshop That is gorgeous. Wow. @KMHerkes Yarn enabling is such FUN!! @just_hebah I help!!!! 🤣🤣😉Boosting for the USA Midwest and West coast crowd! https://t.co/1mZV1zAuXo @greyknitter Oh, good to see! I haven’t knitted with any of their yarn yet.Woodblock printing of texts was developed in China around the 2nd century, and soon reached unparalleled sophistica… https://t.co/6TWJV8snbo
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Nearly two millennia ago the traditional writing surface of antiquity - the scroll - began to give way to stitched… https://t.co/yGj1ApIiL3
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her)Although movable type printing is of course a Chinese invention from the Northern Song Dynasty, later developed and… https://t.co/iZJNKCBr4c
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @sisuile @AilisT @crewgrrl So many gradients, so little time!Do any of you have recommendations for a Gen-Z-friendly book on puberty for an almost 11 year old girl whom I'm ter… https://t.co/Ppz30eWspW
Retweeted by Kate M (she/her) @Handserifed So much yarn, so many notions! I help! ;)Okay, taking a break now. Later: International yarnies and some LYSes!Wee Ones Creations. SUPER CUTE stitch markers that I swear she uses witchcraft to make. They're so wee!… https://t.co/BkmVoXwN0K
10/23
2020

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