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mon posted: Mon 2018-11-19 06:58:16 tags: n/a
After yesterday's morning walk we fell down for a nap, and I was able to go collect Miss's grats-on-the-new-job gift but other than that, my edge was gone. Limoncello cocktails and a Hoegaarden with dinner didn't help, of course. I did take a look at the gym equipment. I would and should start using the basic arm and leg resistance machines, and the treadmills. What I didn't do yesterday: write a check for one small bill, fill out a W9 for the estate, cook up breakfast burritos, review inheritance acc... (...more)
sun posted: Sun 2018-11-18 14:57:37 tags: n/a
TheBalance: 3 directions to shared finances: Proportional, Flat or Pooled Finished watching the movie adaptation trilogy of "Atlas Shrugged". When I was an impressionable late-teen who didn't really know much about philosophy, the book made an impression for a while. And then I outgrew it, because in the real world, so many of the issues the book treats as simple black-and-white decisions are in fact more nuanced. Take the issue of the sanctity of intellectual property for example. If your child had a... (...more)
sat posted: Sat 2018-11-17 11:28:31 tags: movies, healing
Watched "The Revenant" (2015) last night. I nodded off at times, fortunately, because the violence and its aftermaths rendered the whole story dismal, miserable and hopeless. Vengeance is, at best, a "broken" character motivation. There's a genre perhaps best exemplified by "I Spit on Your Grave" (1978, remade 2010) that I would call "revenge porn" if that phrase didn't already mean something else, and "Revenant" belongs to that genre. Wikipedia describes "I Spit on Your Grave" as a "rape-and-revenge explo... (...more)
fri posted: Fri 2018-11-16 07:10:10 tags: n/a
Reviewed the planner's 1st-draft financial report last night. I'm not so sure about he inheritance tabulation. Started the day with a little light cardio crosstraining 2 cups coffee, conventional-strength, still thirsty when I arrived at work Temperatures were nearly freezing overnight, defogging took too long so I chanced driving into the sun with half-fogged windows. En route to CBA, GPS signal flaked out - possibly due to an incoming SMS choking bandwidth - and I ended up overshooting Holly Sprin... (...more)
amazing yes covers posted: Thu 2018-11-15 13:43:28 tags: music
Band Geeks - Close to the Edge
Robert Berry - Roundabout
of course Spock's Beard - South Side of the Sky