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Halcyon Tweet Archive

This is mostly so I can track my own hysterics and notes without losing them, but if you want to read them too, that's cool?

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This is the Nonsense of Love by Mindy Nettifee

“This is the Nonsense of Love”
Mindy Nettifee

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Hi Rax I made you a mixtape!!!

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Snow and Dirty Rain by Richard Siken

Snow and Dirty Rain
Richard Siken (from "Crush")

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halcyon references

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1o6UOSaLq4 shore
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DkTZHObWKM shore 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieIu2koGw34 on the sea 1
and 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV440X9ZyXY
and 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJyQ1DL0_0o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x7apr8bak8 standing on the shore

eels!!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eel_life_history

sargasso sea / eel habitat / reefs / etc.

the research boats look kind of like this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Koh_Tao_Mae_Haad_boats.jpg
but maybe this is better??? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_Tioga

bass harbor head light https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=bass%20harbor%20head%20light&tbs=imgo:1

the sandy beach with the cliff behind it https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=bass%20harbor%20head%20light&tbs=imgo:1#tbs=imgo:1&tbm=isch&q=punalau+beach&imgrc=_

rainy season fishing? maybe not applicable https://www.thevisitorpanama.com/2014/07/rainy-season-fishing/

but the fishing boats and fishing method is kind of like this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonl%C3%A9_Sap

artisanal fishing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonl%C3%A9_Sap
fishing techniques https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fishing_techniques
commercial fishing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commercial_fishing
japanese fishing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture,_forestry,_and_fishing_in_Japan & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture,_forestry,_and_fishing_in_Japan

how to catch eels

tuna fishing in specific http://www.fao.org/fishery/fishtech/30/en

oilskins https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oilskin

lighthouse at night from the ocean https://twitter.com/Sail4CF/status/854068461479264256

orange league ship names https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Badge#Orange_League
coral eye - johto
jade star - kanto
sea ruby - unova

nautical units of measurement

Who'll give me something in return [pkmn, redgreen]


that new-old fad in the fandom to make red literally mute is intriguing to me


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this year, to save me from fears [hq, asadaisuga]

tags: post-canon/post-college, implied/internalized polygamous relationship negativity, implied/internalized homophobia, alcohol/drinking, but gently because I only write fluff anyway


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favorite autumn squash with chard slow cooker recipe

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, sliced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 1/2 cups dried chickpeas, rinsed
1 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into large pieces
1 bunch Swiss chard, leaves and stems separated and roughly chopped
1 piece parmesan cheese rind, plus grated parmesan for topping (optional)
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
Crusty bread and/or lemon wedges, for serving


Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft and golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste and red pepper flakes and cook 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup water, scraping up any browned bits. Transfer the contents of the skillet to a 6-quart slow cooker.

Add the chickpeas, squash, chard stems (not the leaves), the parmesan rind, if using, 2 teaspoons salt and 7 cups water to the slow cooker. Stir, then cover and cook on low, 8 hours.

Just before serving, lift the lid and stir in the chard leaves; cover and continue cooking 10 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and stir to slightly break up the squash. Discard the Parmesan rind, if used. Ladle the stew into bowls; top with the grated parmesan, if desired, and serve with bread and/or lemon wedges.

Per serving: Calories 428; Fat 15 g (Saturated 2 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 1,250 mg; Carbohydrate 63 g; Fiber 17 g; Protein 18g
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/slow-cooker-squash-stew-recipe.html?oc=linkback

light it up

Title: Light it Up
Author: Skylark
Summary: Asian boyband AU.
Author's Notes: God, I really hope you know at least a little about the Asian pop industry. In case you don't, parent entertainment companies often construct their stars from the bottom up before allowing them to debut. They assign them names, personality archetypes, hairstyles, etc. In k-pop especially, they also assign the boys to each other in "pairings" to up fan appeal, and this practice is called "skinship." If you want to know more I wrote a primer on the k-pop industry, specifically centered around a band called Super Junior, which you can read here.

I'm sorry it's such a specialized AU, but you said any AU was fine, and once the idea struck me it would not leave me alone. Please enjoy.

Thank you to my twitter friends for not telling me this was a horrible idea.


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