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By atreides (Mon Aug 03, 2020 at 11:21:49 PM EST) (all tags)
The good news is my wings have been far less clipped in the last three months. The bad news...


...well, there's a couple of not great things. I got laid off my job a month ago because something revenue drop something projects winding down something cutting expenses something last hired something something. Regrettable, but not unexpected. I've had money socked away (primarily because none of my planned travel happened) and I've already had a few interviews for other stuff so for now and for once I'm not too worried. Check on how I'm feeling about that in a couple of months, though.

Speaking of travel, when things opened up again here (even though they shouldn't have), I wrapped myself in a vehicular bubble and was off like a shot to spread my wings (if you can endure a mixed metaphor). I have been to 2/3 of Louisiana, 1/2 of New Mexico, and 1/4 of Arkansas. When I found out I was being let go, I literally arranged the trip to NM. When I go and visit the Girls, I go up to AR. I would have finished LA if New Orleans wasn't Cholera Central.

Where I screwed up, though? Turns out when I was in Albuquerque I went to a county building, but it wasn't actually the Bernalillo County Courthouse. I was abut four blocks away, but I wasn't actually there. This means I have to go back to photograph the courthouse! Luckily, I have to go back to New Mexico anyway so it's little more than a minor inconvenience, but it does mean that my planned three day might become a little more complicated. Assuming I go there anytime soon. I might have to wait for a bit. I might bottle up, gird my loins, and finish Louisiana (which might also mean MS, AL, and FL for reasons). And then, for different reasons, I might be going to Kansas soon, which means starting Oklahoma, too.

So, anyone want to go to Albuquerque?

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Seems I Screwed Up... | 8 comments (8 topical, 0 hidden)
You would be fun to road trip with n/t by iGrrrl (4.00 / 1) #1 Tue Aug 04, 2020 at 11:29:53 AM EST

"Beautiful wine, talking of scattered everythings"
(and thanks to Scrymarch)

I am... by atreides (4.00 / 1) #6 Tue Aug 11, 2020 at 10:57:53 PM EST
...but I also fixate on goals. That said, I just got back from NM again. It was epic! 3100 miles and the things I saw there...

He sails from world to world in a flying tomb, serving gods who eat hope.

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The economy is down due to the pandemic by Orion Blastar (2.00 / 0) #2 Wed Aug 05, 2020 at 12:20:07 AM EST
One of my sister-in-laws is making masks to survive. She makes them out of patterns cloth and they are high quality.

I got paper masks from Sam's Club that break really easily, the cloth masks are better.


"I drank what?" - <a href="http://uncyclopedia.co/wiki/Socrates">Socrates</a&gt after drinking the Conium
What is your sil asking for masks? by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #3 Wed Aug 05, 2020 at 08:33:14 AM EST
I should get a few more cloth ones.


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There's a joke in there... by clock (4.00 / 1) #4 Thu Aug 06, 2020 at 08:18:48 AM EST
...about a missed left turn in Albuquerque, but I don't quite have it.


I agree with clock entirely --Kellnerin

Actually, it was a right turn... by atreides (4.00 / 2) #5 Tue Aug 11, 2020 at 10:55:25 PM EST
I want to go to Albuquerque by technician (2.00 / 0) #7 Tue Aug 25, 2020 at 08:02:51 PM EST
But there's this pandemic. New Mexico wants visitors quarantined for a couple of weeks, and I don't have that much leave.

But man, do I want to go.

Well, I've already been back... by atreides (4.00 / 1) #8 Tue Aug 25, 2020 at 08:44:47 PM EST
...but for you, I'd go again, you magnificent bastard!

Jes' sayin'...

He sails from world to world in a flying tomb, serving gods who eat hope.

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