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Snowy Driveways
Jan 25, 2021
We got about 5 inches of fresh powder over the weekend. This is a low view down the driveway Sunday morning. The lip of snow is what was up against the garage door I just opened. The snowblower made quick work of the bulk of it and then I worked on leftover sticky patches with the shovels. When it was sunny later in the day, some of the ice that was stuck to the driveway came loose and I was able to shovel that away. [Read More...]

Snowpiercer?
Jan 25, 2021
This post feels a tad more self-indulgent than most. I saw a banner ad for a tv show called SnowPiercer. There might have been sone video to go with it. It looked ridiculous. I looked further. According to Wikipedia the premise is thus: Snowpiercer is set in 2021, seven years after the world becomes a frozen wasteland, and follows the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a perpetually moving train consisting of 1001 carriages that circles the globe 2. [Read More...]

2016-01-19
Jan 19, 2021
I wrote the following on January 19th, 2016. I feel it has aged well. A journalist suggested writing down what you believe before the inauguration. I think the idea was that your mind might be changed by the onslaught of stupidity and propaganda that Trump brings. More so than with other politicians. Trump is a narcissist of very high degree. I think one of his innovations vs other politicians is his complete shamelessness and complete disinterest in speaking anything that is true. [Read More...]

Catching up…
Jan 17, 2021
My first flights were on sadly departed PanAm airlines. I've always felt nostalgic for that airline. Last week I flew back to Minnesota. It was an eventful week. Monday I observed the interesting phenomena of a bunch of people suddenly getting back to me. I think after holidays and the end of the year and attempted insurrection as distractions, people finally got back to work. So over the course of Monday I got emails answering questions and making requests that stretched back about 5 weeks. [Read More...]

Well that was an interesting day…
Jan 7, 2021
As shocking as it was to see white supremicists, faux-nazis, and other low life Trump supporters storming the capital, it isn’t truly surprising. This is like divorcing a narcissits. When you try to divorce a narcissist they do bad things. I’ve gone through it twice (one ex-wife, one ex-business partner). Narcissists can’t let anyone be more successful than them. No one can, in their view, be better than them. Hence Trump always having to be the stable genius, the smartest man in the room. [Read More...]

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