Enviro politics Climate a new story
If you are like me, and feel sometimes overwhelming despair in regards to climate change and even the human condition, I have a thought/recommendation. Books like The Uninhabitable Earth are not what you need or what the world needs. It only seeds despair. Despair is a form of powerlessness. Which is why I am looking for other, nuttier, approaches. Which is why I recommend the work of Charles Eisenstein. Particularly: Climate: A new story. It is nutty
absurd violence and swearing
Realized that my entire problem with the dishwasher is that I answer a question incorrectly. When @Cornellbox said “are you SURE you want to reuse this old water supply line?” I should have answered “no”. Rectifying now
Long story (like trips to 5 different stores long), short: IKEA faucets use 3/8” water supplies. But the instructions don’t say 3/8”. They SAY 9/16”. Which is not a thing. Once you get that figured out, THEN, you need to convert the sizes. Combined with the fact that I am learning as I go... I wish IKEA would chip in for gas.
I spent about 5 minutes discussing faucet strategy with an older gentleman at Home Depot. Specifically on how to convert a 3/8” water supply from my faucet to my 1/2” copper tubing. Finally he asked “what brand of faucet?” “IKEA ,” I replied. He put is hands up and reflexively started backing away. “Oh, uh, well then I am not sure... I mean it could be metric or something”. There was fear in his eyes.
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