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As we come up to the end of the month, it is a good time to mention that I have posted a weekly chapter for about four years now. While free to read, my writing is supported by ( and Typewriter Press ( among others.

I don't really do much with tiers at all, $1/month gets you access to all my works in progress, polls for the next projects, and my appreciation. I also try to listen to suggestions or requests to the best of my ability.

I was playing with and then went to Wikipedia to try understanding what acid EDM is.

My brain hurts.

It would be awesome if I could find a generative/procedural version of the music I like to code/write to.

The site is neat also.

Of course that would lead nicely into the giant snake movies, over to the dinosaur, The Host, Godzilla, and then Kongs. I already did my entire giant shark collection last month.

... I might be a voraphile.

The family is heading to sleep, so you know what that means? That's right, Tremors 5, a Cold Day in Hell. Because apparently I'm going through all my killer worm movies (and I love the series).

software dev, salty (-) 

I mean, I try really hard to be as helpful as possible. But when we have a team meeting and do a shared code review, one would think a developer would *write down the things they need to change*. You know, instead of thinking they could remember everything and then five minutes later make a *completely* wrong change.

"I moved the file like you said but it doesn't work."

"Do you change the import statement to the new path?"

"Did I need to?"

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software dev, salty (-) 

In a series of meetings, my faith in developers drops pretty sharply some days.

In other news, I decided "senior full stack developer" means "can open Visual Studio without asking for help."

Trying to understand Xi's internal structure makes my brain hurt. This is a few levels above me and I don't like it.

Apparently I have "opinions" about package management.

Also, I don't like One True Way for anything. :)

Sadly, C# doesn't have the ability to have namespacing like that so I jump through hoops trying to add my MfGames.* packages if I don't want to pay the $100/year for a SSL license to sign the items to p ush them up just so I can use them in CI.

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On another front, I was thinking about 's lack of namespacing on crate names which frustrates me because people like using common names. In this regard, Go seems to have a good pattern and I realized Cargo can use Git links and specific tags and I think that might be a better pattern for me.

rand = { git = "", tag = "0.2.3" }

I might consider using that more, mainly because Rust recompiles the entire project anyways, it doesn't hurt much.

Got a brain worm about text editors though so that kept me company while I was sleeping. Part of me wishes I had the ability to write an editor but I know a lot of it is because I just don't like Python (Sublime) and I want something that works on Windows/Linux.

Atom seems to be dying, at least in terms of users, comments, etc. My PRs are sitting longer, which is frustrating because I want to fix things.

And Xi looks awesome... but it was abandoned. :(

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Getting a bit overwhelmed though. These last three weekends of doing major household improvements has made writing impossible because I can't relax knowing there is a mess or I need to do one more thing.

Now, I need to fix a lot of things, handle obligations, and see if I can finally finish these static site migrations that are stopping me from updating anything. (When things start breaking, they stay breaking.)

Also, Atom and I were fighting for a few hours but I think we've resolved our diff

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I'm coming out of my burnout "vacation" when it comes to writing. Got a thousand words I shall never share written down and it felt good.

House asleep, so a little Tremors 4 action. This is probably the weakest of the movies in the franchise for me (I haven't seen Shrieker Island yet) but I'm hoping the fifth time will finally make it tolerable.

I also want to play with the new KDE but that requires Kubuntu to update. :( And they are still on 20.10.

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Sometimes, I think the Atom editor is being killed off by starvation. Now sure what to do about it since I do enjoy using it for writing novels and I really won't want to break in a new environment.

"Daddy! You missed hiding one of the rolls of masking tape!"

About halfway through the weekend's project list. Minor setbacks like a production issue, nap, and getting the wrong masking tape, but things look like they are in somewhat good shape.

So begins another weekend with nineteen tasks and two down.

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