So either these projections are wrong, or this is going to be by far the biggest event to happen to Americans in my lifetime? I / we should be losing our minds?
The good news, for us Nebraskans, is that specifically here its only projected to be 4X a high-normal flu season, and we have plenty of hospital capacity.
butt stuff xmas
A year ago I had surgery. My friend who interviewed me about it brought me this Xmas present. Apparently the advice Dr Drew gave on the Loveline radio show was not to stick anything bigger than the OK sign up your butt.
This is not my kink, but having butt surgery ever apparently opens the door to all butt jokes forever. :)
Huh. Merry xmas to me! I've never been in a fantasy football league before. My team went 8-6 and apparently I won the whole league. There were two 11-3 teams, but apparently I won some sort of playoffs thing at the end.
I am a sport genius. /me quits his job, moves to Vegas to become a professional sports betting person.
I have a lifelong struggle with marketing hype, tax abatements.
In theory Tesla's Gigafactory 1 will be covered in solar panels and an up-front 1000 acre grant and $1.3B in immediate tax breaks will be a bargain after 20+ years.
In practice there's a small % of solar panels on the building and I fear 20 years from now new politicians will just cut new deals in a race to the bottom of corporate taxation, underfunding public infrastructure / services, while giving away public lands / resources.
On the #civichacking front, I ripped the Omaha Public Schools 2018-2019 disciplinary data into a chart to match their 17-18 report format (they haven't published the 18-19 report yet apparently). For a meeting on Saturday. It's... concerning.
Friday zen #RVlife
Denver #climatestrike was huge! Thousands of well intentioned people trying to make a difference. (And a couple assholes, but I'll leave that grossness on birbsite.)
Go is a fun game. But zero sum conflict. In today's political climate and in the shadow of Monopoly: Socialism Edition I've been pondering some sort of non-zero-sum solidarity co-op Go.
On the other hand, like 4 player chess, a zero-sum multiplayer Go is intriguing. :)
Humblebrag: I am CRUSHING the Streamer game! It's only taken me 183 days to earn $30!! http://twitch.tv/dferret
(They don't send any money until you hit $100 total.)
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