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Hi! I'm Shane. I've been on Mastodon for a year or two. I've been more intentional about my faith recently, so I was glad to find a Mastodon instance that honours Christ.

You might see me post about the following topics:

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Having more security “stuff” ≠ better security doesn’t seem to be getting through

As long as security is seen as yet another product, this probably won’t change

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Pun of the day 

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Pause and think about your favorite book, song, poem, or piece of art.

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red green's ethos that "if the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy" proposes a model of masculinity that prioritizes putting oneself at the service of others, an almost perfect antithesis to modern western culture's toxic ideals of manhood. in this essay i will

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In the office, just realized I left my headphones at home, and feeling like an astronaut in an external facing hatch, hearing the depressurizing hiss start and realizing there's no helmet.

I'm watching The Mandalorian with my left eye and Friends with my right eye. I'm on the episode where Pheobe finds the baby Yoda.

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Engage, expand, explore.
Have fits and starts galore.
While doubts will you assail,
The creative process will prevail.


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You can ask a website to remember you as you log in, but it won't. Not forever. Every login page will break your heart.

excrement mention 

My home feed just started working. Weird.

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Create something for no practical purpose such as a song, a poem, an essay, a painting, a drawing, a comic strip, a collage, etc.

Frustrated. Installed the latest Proton on Steam so that I could play Forager, but it doesn't run. Anyone on here know anything about playing Windows games on Linux using Steam/Proton?

This Christmas vacation is starting well. Had great steak last night at my work party, and then a good meal with friends tonight. :)


Got a problem with my home feed: it's not loading any toots.

Anyone else on experiencing this?

Today I had to tell my 4-year-old to stop gargling her peas.


A friend at church is starting a Bible study/small group for fathers. I'm excited for that to start at the end of the month.

I had a week off, plus surprise 2 days off. I was able to do some things that were in my mind:

-- Set up the Amazon Echo Dot I've had since December.
-- Visit the local Dutch store.
--Play a Steam game called Reus.
--See my 4-year-old get on the bus for the first time.

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I downloaded FDroid today. Am I a hipster yet?

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