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sat posted: Sat 2018-09-15 09:06:39 tags: n/a
"Work remotely / from home" worked OK as far as answering phones and my most rote daily tasks, but Excel-intensive analysis projects... not so much. I could blame Miss's TV watching and conversational distractions, but that would be disingenuous. The real hurdle is the critical mass of distractions at home. Even if Miss had evacuated to wherever for the duration of the storm, my productivity would have been decimated.

Now I remember why I quit Cookie Clicker... the gardening minigame

fri posted: Fri 2018-09-14 07:15:42 tags: n/a
Pence is a greasy coward, but I don't believe he's stupid enough to pen a supposedly anonymous op-ed virtually thumbprinted with an immediately-recognizable pet word that jumps out from his previous public communications. It reeks of false flag. BusinessInsider: 6 things that makes life shorter/longer and sadder/happier (depending on your habitual bias) 1. (avoid) Smoking and alcohol 2. (get more) Education 3. Happy childhood (but "what went right" was more much more predictive than "what went wron... (...more)
thu (2) posted: Thu 2018-09-13 08:46:38 tags: n/a
The other day at the same time I was formulating the question "is repeatedly verbalizing complaints a bad cognitive habit?" (to which, as expected, science answered a resouning "yes"), I was also shaping up a thought (Reddit style, because a hypothesis I'll tender in a moment) like "DAE find it exhausting to have to verbalize explanations for every 'hmm' and grunt?" Why Reddit style? I think the peculiar dialectical modes of Reddit have evolved because they're effective. "Does Anyone Else (x)" is a tech... (...more)
thu posted: Thu 2018-09-13 07:03:26 tags: n/a
Love how direct dep clears a day early with my credit union =)

Samsung S22B310 (22" B310 ? monitor) - 12.7" x 20.2" w

wed posted: Wed 2018-09-12 10:44:56 tags: n/a
Schedule ACA plan cancellation to dovetail w/employer plan start

Woke early to get a head-start on work, with an early exit planned to get on the road ahead of Hurricane Florence. Then our road trip got cancelled anyway, so I guess I has overtime coming.