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I grew up in the southern US. During that time, I believed myself to be "warm natured" -- resilient against cold weather; generally not made uncomfortable by cold temperatures.

Then I lived DECADES in a place where it's cold, by southern standards, six months of the year, the winters are snowy, and the temperatures below freezing for months at a time, below 0 F for days or weeks...

Now I'm back in the south, the temperature has hit 30 F, and heck if I'm not ready to move to Venus.

You shouldn't declaw your cat. If you're worried they'll scratch your furniture, DON'T GET A CAT, rather than torturing one.


I've been largely neglecting my home office situation. The furniture is "fine" ...

It's really not, and I should do something about it sooner rather than later. This chair is, like, Air India bad.

It must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.

espeak "I want him in the game until he dies playing. Acknowledge." --stdout | play - tempo 0.8 bend 0.1,-500,0.5 chorus 1 1.5 20 1 3 8 -s echos .7 .7 100 .5 10 0.1 reverb # Make espeak sound like a sci-fi movie villain. #tron

I'm not up early, it's the clock that's wrong.

Welcome to the extra-depressed part of the year. #DaylightSpendingTime

Me, a day late to the party: Hey, it's November, y'all.

In the culmination of my on-site, I'm presenting this afternoon, then facilitating a learning session. It'll be interesting to see how that goes on a Friday afternoon. 😬

Advice on fencing with an octopus

(This Cat and Girl strip combines five of my favorite things.)


Some output from the program I've been playing with, which generates images evocative of Piet Mondrian's Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow

Barbara made DBT for supper, and the house smells AMAZING πŸ‡³πŸ‡΅

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more