snoopy by bleuunicorn

Mayor Pete Runs for President

There's a very interesting trend I wanted to share here, because historically, it's right in the middle of what we've been about as a community.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/17/opinion/mayor-pete-and-the-queering-of-the-american-soul.html

“Pete Buttigieg...is the product of a slow-moving but steady trend among faith communities to acknowledge the inherent theological value of the spiritual experience of L.G.B.T. people. In the process, American religion is becoming less straight.”
Jarrell by Kitler

The (internet) World Wide Web is 30 years old today

Kind of amazing when I start comparing to other events in life.

https://twitter.com/Britanniacomms/status/1105448988130582528

Rainbow Ark is slightly more than half as old as the entire thing. Yep, we were 15 years old in February.

I purposefully used my oldest avatar made for me by Kitler (EmoRottie) back in 2002 when we were on the "Paw" php community board.

I've been married almost 22 years when the www was only 8 years old.

My first two computers weren't on it. It's crazy, for something that in many ways it feels like we've always had, I try to imagine what life was like without it.

Before it, I actually had hobbies I kept up with like my music, home high-end audio, and astronomy.
6.6 Hmmm
 
marriage by twistedicons

Happy Birthday Rainbow Ark

You're 15 today! ...what's left of you anyway. <^.;>

Rainbow_ark is one of 4 furry communities still operating on LiveJournal.

The other three are: fursuit, furrymedia, and bare_furs.

Rainbow ark is currently one of 10 11 LGBT communities which have a non-dead community standing. The other nine ten are:

ftmgaragesale
bisexuallesteen
queerpoets
lgbtfest
_friends_
queer_fest
hot_queers
ftm
queerxo
girlfags

Though this is our original gathering place, you can also find Rainbow Ark on

Fur Affinity, Twitter, Facebook, Our Forums and our Website: http://myrainbowark.com/
pawprints

Monday / snowday

It's difficult to tell how much snow we got at home because it was so fluffy that it kept compacting while it was still falling. It appears to be 6 inches in Paw Paw WV, which looks to be about the same as it was here in Reston VA.

I had no real issues getting to work, but was amazed that the traffic volume was less than half of what you'd normally see that time of morning. Even though it was a little slower going, playing it safe where some of the roads weren't as nicely plowed as others, I still made it to work with time to spare because I had so much less traffic to deal with.

How are the rest of you faring?
raccoon by millicon

Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas!

cats

And we won't know this Christmas if Kiki would have decimated the tree or not. The day we were going to get a real one, it rained pretty good, making it all a little more of a hastle than we were willing to endure.

So we thought no problem, we'll just bring our artificial one up from the basement and see how she does with that one, then if she does well, we'll try a real one next year. Well, one thing led to another and it's still in the box in the living room. And we're going to be away for Christmas beginning tomorrow (the 24th) and not returning again until Wednesday morning. So putting it up today, we would have had less than 24 hours to observe her with it, before we'd have to leave. We don't know it she'd try to eat it necessarily, but knowing her, she might try to climb it. We didn't want her to be get hurt and then us not returning until later.

But hey, hope you all have a wonderful Holiday with however you observe the season. Be safe.