BRB turning all major parenting decisions over to GPT-3

I'm not even working on this currently, just enjoying it as a primitive task timer, counting up from whenever I plugged it in

4yo: "I've got a mushroom in my pocket, and sunshine in my other pocket." The two genders, I guess

Hands up if your toddler is so into trains that you've learned Whyte notation

(btw, they totally are slumlords. Also the whole family refuses to wear masks, because why be mostly assholes when you can be complete assholes.)

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I wasn't sure I was going to stick with this, so I really cheaped out on my first round of provisioning, and ugh am i paying for it now

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Yay, more lino supplies:
* unmounted lino, because I'm not illustrating letterpress like in 1996
* soft brayer, because this hard brayer is too poorly constructed to be this unforgiving
* actual printing paper instead of bristol board I have at hand
* oil-based ink, because this fast-drying water based crap is not cutting it
* some decent sandpaper, because the mounted blocks I have aren't even notionally flat

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I bought a microKORG! I have recorded my first song featuring it, called "I Bought A MicroKORG (I Apologize)":

music.metafilter.com/8861/I-Bo

I taught my 4yo the words the Vashti Bunyan's "Lily Pond" and he's running s around the house screaming "IN A LILY POND I LAY ALL UPON A SUMMER'S DAY" at the top of his lungs

pandemic plumbing 

Victory. Also RIP for anyone who doesn't have a plumbing supply shop in your neighborhood

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pandemic plumbing 

Not going to have to call in Miss Marple to solve The Mystery of the Leaky Drain here

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pandemic plumbing 

BRB cutting brass elbow with the world's shittiest hacksaw

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I'm trying to always trust kindness; then I can only be disappointed by people, not ideals

i was so excited to have my daily 1.5 hours of art and hacking time once the kids finally got to bed but the corroded pipe under my sink was like nuh-uh buster

fuck you, plumbing

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Scripting with ANSI escape codes (for changing terminal colors) is probably the most _hacker_ I've felt coding: "write this sequence of invisible characters to all open terminals"

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