Hey Mastodon, my city is one of the only Municipalities in the US providing govt assistance to asylum seekers, and we need help. If you have a bit, could you consider donating? http://www.portlandmaine.gov/1554/Support-Asylum-Seekers
Chère Montreal, your cycleways are amazing.
Je viens à Montreal! This post and several to follow brought to you by my fucking terrible French.
Nature of the day: random cucurbit! Growing by the sidewalk. I gave it a stick to twine on. Who planted it? A squirrel? Am I inadvertently aiding an apocalypse vine that will destroy us all?
I don't want to go home yet :(
Wildlife post: saw a scarlet tanager today. Way to rock the hot pink, bird!
I'm really tired of finals, but I did use python to geocode the locations of our engineering infrastructure records to allow us to search for them in GIS, and that's pretty cool.
Geology is so cool (and a bit terrifying) https://www.wired.com/story/walker-lane-move-over-san-andreas-fault/?utm_source=pocket-newtab
"All those wires, all those pipes, different sizes, different types, bring you water, bring you heat, that's what's down belooow the street!"
The original design of the neighborhood was auto-centered, no sidewalks and focus on free movement of vehicles.
In addition, the natural appearance of rain gardens is not in keeping with what what was likely all mown lawn during the period of significance.
We recommend that other alternatives to stormwater management be considered for *location redacted*.