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Not ONE but TWO instances of "gee, I wonder if I'll hear from X soon" and a couple of hours later, a message from X. Different Xes, both positive.

Why does everybody keep warning us not to post our identifiable information online, instead of warning us not to use that information as password reminder questions?

It's made of organic cow leather, cured with plant-based stuff. Actually cost less than half of the price of the bag Spouse gave me for an earlier birthday, which was "for life" according to the maker but lasted less than 3 years. Either he didn't expect me to live long, or he didn't expect me to carry the bag with me ALWAYS.

It has an inset for pens and things! It has a strappy thing to keep my keys within reach! All my stuff goes in and still it doesn't feel heavy, especially when I wear it slung round myself like a messenger bag.

Look at the wonderful bag my wonderful spouse gave me for my birthday! (Actually it's quite a lot greener than in the picture, roughly #286304, but somehow it came out blue).

I think I'll buy a few meters of green ribbon to hand out green ribbons at to anyone deserving.

Ordered stuff from Webshop A, got a choice of vouchers for other webshops. Chose Webshop B which Spouse occasionally buys from. Spouse immediately used it and got a voucher for ... Webshop A. Which we don't need anything else from, because we bought it already.

Whee I ordered material (wood, screws, organic peat-free planting compound) to upgrade the roof terrace. It's that time of year. We're going to make low, lightweight flowerbeds (the planting compound is 50% lighter than normal) with insect-attracting flowers.

Irina boosted

People afraid of negative numbers will stop at nothing to avoid them.

Irina boosted

Dear kids in Washington State: you can make an appointment with your doctor, or walk into a clinic or ER, and get vaccinated. You don't need permission from your parents. You don't have to wait until you are 18. If the health care provider gets confused, the magic phrase is "Mature Minor Doctrine", and point out that not wanting to catch measles is sign of sufficient maturity.

Please reshare, and copypaste this any place this would be useful.

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oh wow, image search for "average human skin color" gives such nice results

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There was a large black-and-white cat at the entrance to my polling station this morning, encouraging people to vote^Wscritch.

And now I run into the quota limit, which I set small because it's a tiny website. Can scrape some extra quota from the main site (that's at about 10% of its max) but can't be hedgehogged right now, only backing up the most important stuff. I *have* figured out how to sftp to it with Dolphin, much more convenient than scp in a terminal because I can actually see what I'm doing.

Fixing lots of link rot on the parish site's links page. You'd think a links page is *so* 1990s but people are still using it! And I suspect those are mostly the people without much search engine fu so I'll do some of the slog-work for them.

Also moving everything that the site doesn't actually use right now out of reach of the server, and all the outdated stuff that I don't want to throw away (pastoral letters from the previous bishop, anyone?) to backup folders.

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