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candy & disappointment 

Grape is the Worst Flavor, and lemon is Not Far Behind.


For whatever reason, this morning I woke up with a mashup of Robo's Theme from the Chrono Trigger OST and Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up. And sure enough, it exists:

If I had a small flagpole, I'd totally rig up my empty 5lb Peace Coffee bags.

I can't help but live the life my younger self always imagined; a technology pack mule, holding fast against the desolate unpowered and unconnected spaces of downtown Minneapolis.


It would be funny to create a Mastodon theme that looked like a Jira or Trello board.


Just had my last 1-on-1 with a manager that has utterly transformed my career. Really disappointed to see them go, really happy their career is growing too.

Really thought my :birdsite: archive would be bigger, but it works out to 531MB, pretty close to what I've seen others say. Took over 48 hours though!

Candy/hot take 

I eat the grape Skittles first because they're the worst

The current global crisis is -- I cannot emphasize this enough -- utterly exhausting.

I just realized I haven't seen a "promoted tweet" in 24 hours.

I could get used to this.

I'm Chris! Lifelong Minneapolitan, husband, boyfriend, dad, nerd. I'm trying to get back into writing and electronics (ie with a soldering iron) and I'm dabbling with far too many things to make appreciable progress in any of them.

A silly goal I have is to build a completely WASM compiler environment for , leveraging its excellent native cross-compiler to provide a "download" button for any Go project with a binary built in-place from your code hosting site.



A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region. Predominantly queer with a focus on urban and social justice issues.

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