Susan’s Salon: 2020 October 25/26

Oooh spooky


Please use the comment section to just chat about whatever you want. Susan’s Salon is posted early Monday (Sydney time which is still Sunday in most countries) . It’s fine to be sad, worried, angry or happy (or all of those things at once).

Please feel free to post what you like (either troubling news or pleasant distractions) in the comments for this open thread. [However, no cranky conflicts between each other in the comments.] Links, videos, cat pictures 🐈 etc are fine! Whatever you like and be nice to one another πŸ˜‡

ALSO! For US Presidential election discussion, gripes, fears and hopes, Wednesday’s “Straw Puppy’s POTUS Polls” is dedicated to election talk.

Susan’s Salon: 2020 October 18/19

Octobears are bears with eight faces, numbered from zero to seven


Please use the comment section to just chat about whatever you want. Susan’s Salon is posted early Monday (Sydney time which is still Sunday in most countries) . It’s fine to be sad, worried, angry or happy (or all of those things at once).

Please feel free to post what you like (either troubling news or pleasant distractions) in the comments for this open thread. [However, no cranky conflicts between each other in the comments.] Links, videos, cat pictures 🐈 etc are fine! Whatever you like and be nice to one another πŸ˜‡

ALSO! For US Presidential election discussion, gripes, fears and hopes, Wednesday’s “Straw Puppy’s POTUS Polls” is dedicated to election talk.

Susan’s Salon: 2020 October 11/12

Is the plural of october, ‘octoberpodes’ or ‘octoberpi’?


Please use the comment section to just chat about whatever you want. Susan’s Salon is posted early Monday (Sydney time which is still Sunday in most countries) . It’s fine to be sad, worried, angry or happy (or all of those things at once).

Please feel free to post either troubling news or pleasant distractions in the comments for this open thread. [However, no cranky conflicts between each other in the comments.] Links, videos, cat pictures 🐈 etc are fine! Whatever you like and be nice to one another πŸ˜‡

ALSO! As the US Presidential election is fast approaching and likely to be maybe not so much a discussion topic as a source of anxiety, I’ll be adding another weekly open-thread post on Wednesday’s entitled “Straw Puppy’s POTUS Polls” dedicated to election talk.

Susan’s Salon: 2020 October 4/5

Hello October


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Susan’s Salon: 2020 September 27/28

Farewell September


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Susan’s Salon: 2020 September 20/21

Twenty-twenty just keeps twenty-twentying.


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Susan’s Salon: 2020 September 13/14


Please use the comment section to just chat about whatever you want. Susan’s Salon is posted early Monday (Sydney time which is still Sunday in most countries further west) . It’s fine to be sad, worried, angry or happy (or all of those things at once). Please feel free to post either troubling news or pleasant distractions in the comments for this open thread. [However, no cranky conflicts between each other in the comments.] Links, videos, cat pictures 🐈 etc are fine! Whatever you like and be nice to one another πŸ˜‡

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Susan’s Salon: 2020 September 6/7

The first open thread for September! We made it to September!


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Susan’s Salon: 2020 August 30/31

The last open thread for August! Hey! You got through to August! Good for you!

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Susan’s Salon: 2020 August 23/24

Another open thread for August! Please use the comment section to just chat about whatever you want. Susan’s Salon is posted early Monday (Sydney time which is still Sunday in most places) . It’s fine to be sad, worried, angry or happy (or all of those things at once). Please feel free to post either troubling news or pleasant distractions in the comments for this open thread. [However, no cranky conflicts between each other in the comments. Links, videos, cat pictures 🐈 etc are fine – be nice to one another!] Whatever you like but be nice to one another πŸ˜‡

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