So, Mrs G was watching the NHK morning news. I got up and she asked, "What is going on in the US?" and I really had no idea what could have gone wrong now.

Turns out I just had to explain the Electoral College before I'd had any coffee.

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Now serving: Flat, medium-thick noodles in mild Kobe beef bone broth with barbecued pork. Served with cucumber salad.

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I used Pincelate (a machine learning model of phonetics and spelling I've been working on) to name the deadly sins in between the other deadly sins


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oh, everyone remember to order in some rum, it's the 50th anniversary of black tot day next week

(the Royal Navy issued all sailors a daily rum ration up until the 31st of July 1970, the rum ration was called a "tot", and the day of the final rum ration was called "Black Tot Day")

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Snack time. Instaramen with a small can of tuna, a bit of the ramen packet soup, and fresh sansho leaves.

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*Cranberries "Zombie" voice* baking breaaaaad, baking breaeaead, baguette, baguette, baguette, ette, ette

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Gave myself a little gift and deleted my FaceBork account.

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irregular notice that the Satanic Temple and the Church of Satan are very different.

Satanic Temple are the ones using weaponized first amendment protections to promote anti-conservative political goals.

Church of Satan is stodgy and libertarian and generally gross.

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THis looks good. "Tomita will be showing new works at Maho Kubota Gallery in Tokyo from Oct 18 – Nov 22, 2019. This exhibition, simply titled Tokyo, will also include several landscape paintings similarly rendered with meticulous care using thick slabs of oil paint."

E and I have a couple of his smaller paintings and we love them.

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There's a good question for the #fediverse:

What, if anything at all, is still being made at heirloom-worthy quality yet targets affordability for "middle class" families?

What could you purchase today anticipating handing it down to future generations (and having them not thinking the acquisition sucks)?

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"Austerity is the idea that the global financial crash of 2008 was caused by there being too many libraries in Wolverhampton."
Alexei Sayle

#politics #austerity

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The nice thing about burning brush is that you pretty much have to sit on your ass contemplatively for a while, but it totally counts as meaningful yard work. Plus you get to poke a fire with a stick. 🔥

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