Diaries (page 2)
Print Story Listen to the flower people
By TheophileEscargot (Fri Jan 03, 2020 at 02:29:53 AM EST) Reading, MLP, Watching, Theatre, Me (all tags)
Reading: "Calexit", "Running With the Kenyans", "Hamlet: Globe to Globe", "The Flower Girls". Theatre. Me. Watching: "The Rise of Skywalker". Links.

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Print Story Trump has been impeached
By Orion Blastar (Wed Dec 18, 2019 at 09:19:55 PM EST) politics, Trump, GOP, impeachment, Republicans, Conservatives (all tags)
<a href="https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-12-18-2019/index.html">https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-12-18-2019/index.html</a>

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Print Story Well fuck that and the horse it rode in on.
By Merekat (Fri Dec 13, 2019 at 02:57:05 AM EST) (all tags)
Authoritarianism 2.0 with the ‘free market’ UI has obviously convinced a lot of people. I am deeply angry at how my two fields - tech and media/lit critique have been proven to be more effective for their dark side than actually building a kinder world grounded in truths. The internet platforms amplified fragmentation for $$$ and claimed they were the real victims. Skepticism destabilised rather than revealed truths, with the help of those platforms.
This is a hard century. I hope there is enough left for our kids to rescue their future.

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Print Story New car, new job
By jump the ladder (Thu Dec 05, 2019 at 10:10:56 AM EST) (all tags)
Things are going well on the iOS contracting front. Have a new contract at $UKIanNationalFlagCarrier airline, to work on their main app. Still have to have that conversation about the dreaded IR35 situation. It's nice number, not too stresful but the only bummer being having to drive down to client site near Heathrow airport via the world's largest car park, the dreaded M25.

Poll: who to vote for in the UK General Election?

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Print Story Two cars, three people, four good arms
By georgeha (Wed Dec 04, 2019 at 11:52:07 AM EST) Subaru, one handed, kitten (all tags)
It's been rough.

Plus, a new kitten, turning 50 in New Orleans and less.

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Print Story So
By jimgon (Mon Dec 02, 2019 at 08:30:09 PM EST) (all tags)
 It appears I haven’t logged on here for a couple months.

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Print Story December
By Gedvondur (Mon Dec 02, 2019 at 05:33:24 PM EST) Not Again, Death, D&D (all tags)
One of my high school friends has a sign hanging in his shop that reads: “Take It Easy, It’s Later Than You Think”

Sound advice.

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Print Story So you are stranded in the past?
By Orion Blastar (Mon Dec 02, 2019 at 05:23:56 PM EST) (all tags)
<a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/168734274/how-to-invent-everything-the-time-travelers-guide">https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/168734274/how-to-invent-everything-the-time-travelers-guide</a>

When I time travel I bring this book with me. It helps to survive.

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Print Story Oops
By ana (Sun Dec 01, 2019 at 10:17:07 AM EST) (all tags)
I did it again.

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Print Story One of my brothers hates my mother
By Orion Blastar (Thu Nov 21, 2019 at 02:01:32 AM EST) (all tags)
My mother is getting old, I take care of her at my house with my wife and son taking care of her as well. My two brothers live far enough away they cannot visit every day. Can't get a phone call most of the time from them. My only contact is Facebook and my mother does not use Facebook.

My youngest brother told me he would not be at mom's funeral when she finally dies. Said she never called him when he had sore ribs and etc.

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