And I have sacrificed my nap for *nothing* because Coffee's not streaming tonight. πŸ˜‚

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I have failed at my second attempt for nap today, as Lut suggested that we might want to eat a food before the stream. *shakes fist at food*

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SoulScribes: Fishing Friday! 

I have caught a few more feeesh!

🐟🐟🐑 🐠 🐬

But I still want a proper nap since my nap earlier was cut short, and I need to do that now or I'll run out of time before CoffeeQuills' stream. So!

z_z

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SoulScribes: Fishing Friday! 

Fishing Friday is best day-of-week activity. πŸ’– 🎣

In between all the adulting, I have made time to catch a few feeesh!

🐟🐟🐑 🐠🐠🐠

I am alllllmost to my Very Favorite Scene in this book, the part where the whole story takes a sharp left turn like WHOA wait REALLY???

So that's fun!

I called Snake 'n Rooter before I lay down because of problems with the kitchen faucet and drain, so I didn't get to nap long before they called back to tell me that a plumber was en route.

Both are fixed now, yay. Next I have to go to the store for grocery pickup. The adulting. It never stops. o_o

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I survived doctor's appointment and am home again.

I should do some fishing in but I am gonna nap instead because guh.

Is there not one person in the governor's office that could tell him that hitting "ctrl-U" in a browser window is not a hack

it's just normal webpage functionality

not even one?

RT @bradheath@twitter.com

@J_Hancock@twitter.com @stltoday@twitter.com @GovParsonMO@twitter.com Looking at the html of a webpage is hacking now, apparently.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/bradheath/status/1

She backed down the trunk of the tree like a pro! I did not have time to get pictures, she was so quick about it.

Lyric was out of the tree almost before I had time to post the first three pictures. But I brought her inside afterwards because that was enough adventure for me for one day. And then I took a shower before I posted the update.

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Dear Lyric:

I hope you have a plan for getting you out of that tree, because I do not.

Love,
Rowyn

(Yes, this is just me grumbling in my usual capacity of "the government collects too much information on people". This is much less obviously awful than individual transaction data would be. But I still think it's awful.)

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Imagine having to report all your venmo/zelle transactions as income and pay taxes on them if they add up to more than $600 in a year. x.x

Remember, you can never pay for something for a friend and have them pay you back, the IRS might consider it ~income~.

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In practice, I suspect it will cause Congress to call for audits of, for example, people who collect their roommate's portion of the rent to deposit in their account so that they can write one check to pay it. "You have $XXXX in unreported income"!

Thanks, I hate it.

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The existing 1099-INT form tracks only interest income on the account. Not balances, not activity. I think the theory here is that seeing someone has more deposits than they report as income will allow them to spot tax cheats.

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Looked into this further. and according to this article, the proposal is to track aggregate data (the total of debits the total of credits for a year).

I am not wild about this, either, but it's not as mind boggling as "all transaction data".

google.com/amp/s/mynbc15.com/a

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And of course there's the first novel I published: BOOKS & BONE. What if necromancers were exactly what you think they are ... but also almost sweet?

Contains:
πŸ“š secret libraries
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Where would the IRS even *put it*. How are they going to secure the account histories of 99% of account holders. How long are they retaining this.

It's being billed as a way to "make sure the rich pays taxes" but "$600 a year in transactions" is NOT TARGETTING THE RICH.

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Where would the IRS even *put it*. How are they going to secure the account histories of every 99% of account holders.

It's being billed as a way to "make sure the rich pays taxes" but "$600 a year in transactions" is NOT TARGETTING THE RICH.

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To be clear: I do reports for a bank, and the BANK does not keep all this data in the live database. We archive transactions after 3 months in most cases. *I* could not run a report of this information. Why would the IRS want it. Just. Why. O_o

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