booze Show more
"It makes melancholy grow in man and makes the soul of man sad, and weighs down his inner organs." Hildegard von Bingen on hops, or me after tasting your favorite IPA
5 of 5 stars to The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern https://goodreads.com/review/show/2686861322
I'm thinking widespread incentives for telecommuting, reduced hours at retail establishments, postponing all non-essential community meetings and events.
Make the expectation that on a snow day you:
1) Make sure your own household is in order (have food, sidewalks are clear, heat is working)
2) Help out your neighbors to achieve #1
3) Only after 1 and 2, figure out your job and hobbies
hey, who's got a self-hosted #nextcloud thing going on? is it good? I'm thinking about running it out of my house if I can use it to sync all my iOS photos instead of using iCloud's storage space. Thoughts on this welcome, as are boosts.
Correction: I was WRONG when I said that we could get fare-free public transit for a three-cent gas tax. The real answer is closer to a seven-cent gas tax and we should still absolutely do it. https://streets.mn/2019/01/31/the-gas-tax-is-too-damn-low/ .
weather for tomorrow: incredibly high chance of slip-n-fall. it is apparently drizzling (ughhhhh) and will be 20 by the morning's commute.
walk like a penguin!! 🐧 🐧 🐧 #mnwx
SCOTUS Show more
That the conservative wing of the Court believes that regulating healthcare--a huge chunk of the economy--doesn't implicate the commerce clause continues to astound me.
USpol Show more
GOP: Down with the culture of entitlement!
Trump, multiple times to NYT (audio begins ~25:35): "I just sort of think I'm *entitled* to a great story from the New York Times."
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