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mon posted: Mon 2019-03-18 20:33:44 tags: n/a
The opposite of "team player" is not necessarily "rogue". Introverts and independent, resourceful operatives offer distinct valuable roles in an organization.

I thought maybe eventually I would get numb enough to comfortably say "we have gotten a bit behind in payables in a few states" but nah, still every time a contractor says "gee why do I jump to complete work, only to wait indefinitely for payment"... my gut still clenches.

sun posted: Sun 2019-03-17 11:14:07 tags: n/a
Bible readings du jour: juxtaposing Luke 5:17~26 (Christ affirms a faith community helping one who could not help himself) vs. 2 Thessalonians 3:6~13 (Paul chides the church in Thessalonica for adopting a lazy assurance in Christ's imminent return and radical material provision). The latter is often misread or quoted out of context to rationalize a theology of selfishness, a Biblical hook on which to hang the anti-Christian dogma that "helping is futile". You can't reject the value that Christ elevat... (...more)
sat posted: Sat 2019-03-16 19:58:12 tags: n/a
Cookie Clicker - somewhat anticlimactically, unlocked the last few seed types and sac'ed my garden for 10 sugar lumps, which unlocks the "Seedless to Nay" achievement the first time you do it. I'm closing in on achievement completion with the likely exception of the monumentally stupid "ascend 100 times"/"1000 times" achievements. I managed to complete my seed card without getting any of the cookie upgrades, and unlocking the sacrifice achievement improves those chances, so that's something else to aim for... (...more)
fri - win10 and dinner partay posted: Fri 2019-03-15 05:36:54 tags: tech
Win10 recovery usb creating, suitable to reinstall on \\consuelo but mainly to revive the estate lappy q.v. WebMD: 17 tips for major weight-loss Big breakfasts, small dinners; Keep a photo journal; Use an app; Try 1 meal replacement per day; Reorganize food storage with healthy snacks front+center; Shop smart; Find a support group; When you slip, pretend it's a friend and think about what you'd say to encourage them. Then say that to youre... (...more)
thu posted: Thu 2019-03-14 05:28:27 tags: n/a
"Check Engine" signal didn't signal yesterday afternoon, so I assume it's a marginal cold-weather issue.
Scanned rings appraisal and submitted insurance application
Cookie Clicker garden: unlocked Ichorpuff, Wardlichen and Fool's Bolete
paid washer/dryer rental
New workbook tabs for debts remaining (~46K) and Roth IRA
Updated portfolio worksheets