dean in my time of dying

Avatar the Last Airbender: Hakoda (and Ozai)

Awakening really gives a sense of what kind of person Hakoda is. His daughter is angry at him for no apparent reason, but he doesn't get defensive or try to alpha male her. He just accepts her anger until she is ready to talk about it.

That scene is also directly contrasted with Zuko seeing his father again after all those years. Hakoda talks about how much he missed his children. Ozai talks about how proud he is of Zuko. He could have let Zuko come home any time, but he didn't. The onus was entirely on Zuko to be a good son. Hakoda "miss[ed] you so much it would ache". Ozai apparently didn't.

"POC Coded"

I've complained in the past about fans stating a male character is "like a woman" or "female coded". Here's a great article about the race-based version, where white male woobies are "coded" of color:

How White Fandom is Colonizing “Character-Coding”

Getting back to my comparison to "female coding", there is a notable difference between these two problems. In my experience, fans who claim male characters are female-coded are themselves female, while those claiming that white characters are coded of color seem to be mainly white. I don't have any further speculation or analysis of that, just an observation.
candy cane

Music Shuffle Meme

From thenewbuzwuzz

Music shuffle - go to your favorite source of music that can be shuffled. Your main Spotify playlist, iTunes, your YouTube music playlist. Hit shuffle. Write down the first line of the first twenty songs that come up. When people visit your journal, they can guess what the songs are. Strike through the ones that have been guessed with the guesser's name at the end of the line.

I have a list of songs that I liked to listen to, so instead of shuffling I am going to generate random numbers and pull from my list

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buffy & sam

Picture Meme From fufaraw

I'm asking those who love the outdoors to post a picture on your page. A picture that YOU took. Just a pic. No description. The goal is to regain peace and harmony without negativity. Please copy the text, put a picture on YOUR page, and let's look at these beautiful pictures.

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