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a quick guide to exclusive lists on dads.cool 

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dads.cool is an instance for parents (including foster/adoptive) of any gender or sexuality who consider themselves dads—moms can be dads too.

We run a fork of mastodon that allows for posts that can only be seen by members, exclusive lists that don't show on your home timeline, and several other neat tweaks.

We've got a fast server with daily backups and full-text search.

We've grown a lot in the last month. Give us a look!

dads.cool/about/more

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a quick guide to local-only posts on dads.cool 

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:mower: dads.cool is now on the fork of mastodon, by @darius! :catch:

All the features of Mastodon 3.0.1, plus local-only posting (posts only dads can see!), rich text, the ability to follow article-type posts from ActivityPub, and more (check out github.com/hometown-fork/homet for details).

There's never been a better time to join this little instance, now on a super-speedy little server of its very own. If you've got kids and identify as a dad, hit me up for an invite!

Dug out all the stumps to get rid of the uneven ground/tripping hazards. Tomorrow I’ll lay out the basic shape of the garden in landscape fabric

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we’re getting ph neutral compost/topsoil mix delivered along with crushed stone for the aisles/borders. I think we’re going to do square foot gardening but we haven’t totally figured everything out

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as always I do my designing in Pages because everything else is intimidating

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soil and stone delivering on Friday, get ready for a lot of raised bed progress pics

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would it be insufferable to name our three raised beds ferris, cameron, and sloane

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Turns out one of the few places still shipping seeds is the hipster row 7 seeds so we’re gonna grow some habanada peppers (mild habaneros), tiny butternut squashes, and bitter cucumbers

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three 4x8 beds going up to replace a terrible hedge. finding stuff to plant appears to be a challenge as everyone with land is having the same idea right now

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Gonna! Do! Some! Raised! Beds! This week!!!

Nothing went wrong, but Henri definitely is into grabbing both sides of whatever wire is within rolling distance and taking a big chomp like a cartoon shark. I have a bunch of nylon cable stockings I’m running around and placing stuff in

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So five months is the definitely the maximum amount of time with a baby you’re allowed to have power cables of any kind on the floor

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diapers 

another quarantine time house upgrade: replacing the flimsy fluorescent tube shop lights (which didn't even work in cold weather!) in the garage with LEDs. Unfortunately, who knows when I'll be able to recycle the tube bulbs now; the bulb recycling office is closed til further notice.

We've ordered something called a "bapron" for the baby's meal training (it's a bib + apron), but my brain just does 🅱️apron every time

Happy 1 year anniversary to dads.cool! 🎉 :mower: :catch: :bbq: 🎉

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dads.cool is a Mastodon instance for dads, running the Hometown fork of Mastodon.