On In the Walls
@Roaring Girl yes, the tests were AWFUL. "here, look at this teeeeeeny, tiiiiiiiny shard of bone and tell me whether or not it was a male, a female, how old it was, if you can identify any trauma, or if this is actually part of a raccoon". woooof.
On In the Walls
in college I thought I wanted to be a forensic anthropologist, and I took a class that culminated in a trip to the Body Farm in Knoxville, Tennessee, which is where they perform various experiments of sorts on corpses to see how environmental factors affect decomposition patterns. So. That day I learned many many things about maggots and chemotherapy and trepanation and saw lots and lots and lots of dead people. Fun times! Though the good thing was that I learned that I was not really capable of the job, so that was something.
i'm at $500 a month for a room in a massive house in crown heights. pretty deep in, however, so it's a long commute to anywhere.
@noReally crawfish remoulade on fried green tomatoes is one of my favorite late spring meals. living in the northeast for a year has totally effed up my seasonal eating style.
but the mooshy garlic is one of the BEST PARTS! why would you take that out???
@josiah Eritrea became an independent nation nearly 20 years before those photos.
@Emma Peel I'm also that person: Ethiopia doesn't have a coast.
you know what's actually ironic? i'm moving to nyc this weekend. from new orleans. like. all summer, every summer, i fucking pray to a god i don't believe in to just make it through another hurricane season unscathed, and this year i have to go through one in new york. and my new apt is in a flood zone. again. aaaaargh.
@southernbitch oh lord, it's the great depression doll. that might actually be far more accurate, given my bank account.