The Damonator

I am a 20-something-year old professional, living and working in the suburbs of Chicago.

If you would like to reach me, you can send me an email at federalforest(at)gmail(dot)com.

letterstomycountry:

From Reddit (h/t Cop Block)

Yeah, we have “quotas”. They are ‘unoffical’ but you get shit duties if you dont pull in so much money for the department per month. So, what that means is, say it’s the 30th of the month and you havent met your quota.. That means you…

newyorker:

Jon Michaud on the “significantly underappreciated” benefits of Dungeons & Dragons: http://nyr.kr/1r9HrYb

“Though its detractors see the game as a gateway to various forms of delinquency, I would argue that the reverse is true. For countless players, Dungeons & Dragons redirected…

newsweek:

A group of American Quakers are operating what they call a “new underground railroad” to help a few LGBT Ugandans flee their country, where a recent law imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality. The Friends New Underground Railroad (FNUR), based in Washington state, sees itself as continuing the work of Quakers who historically helped slaves escape the American South.

As of this Monday, they say they have worked with unnamed Ugandan “conductors” to fund and coordinate passage out of the country for 107 lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender Ugandans, nine of whom have reached Sweden, while several dozen others are “being processed for asylum status in countries around the world,” according to the group’s FAQ page.

American Quakers are Running an ‘Underground Railroad’ to Help LGBT Ugandans Flee

We picked our first #zuchinni from the #garden tonight. #food #foodporn #fresh #fitness #health

(via erivera14)

Day Two at #RVBurgerFest: Mac n Cheese burger! #burgers #burgerporn #food #foodporn #summer #sunday #sunshine (at BurgerFest Roscoe Village)

Burgerfest!!! #burgers #burgerporn #food #foodporn (at BurgerFest Roscoe Village)