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I am building the doors in the shed and it’s kind of nice

Why do I have a fancy excel spreadsheet for managing Babylon 5 CCG tournaments? I don't even know the first thing about B5CCG!

When did I download this and why?

In bed at 10, slept for nearly 10 hours, woke up feeling a little better.

Time to get some chores done and build some doors!

Whew, feeling kinda wiped out from this booster shot.

Boy, I am getting real tired real fast 😂

I can't be a real michigan man because I have no mid-life crisis car 🤣 .

I have lots of opinions about what cars I do and do not like aesthetically, but zero hankering for weird old cars and honestly there are dozens that I think would be basically fine.

Friends, never become responsible for maintaining an ever-growing webapp built on webpack.

We started this thing with webpack 3 and migrating to webpack 5 is a complete nightmare.

"You shall not press down upon the brow of the creative class this crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of fiat currency!"

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Also, Free Silver was the cryptocurrency of the era.

You think I'm joking, but I would bet some etherium that William Jennings Bryan would one-hundo percent be a twitter warrior in the cause of bitcoin. He'd be a blogging machine.

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(This might be confusing because our contemporary Republican and Democratic parties have realigned substantially. If you are a Democrat today, it is likely that you would have been a Republican then, unless you are a white southern working-class man who joined neither the cult of Dixiecrats nor Trumpery, in which case I salute you in your steadfastness over the century.)

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Anyhow, this guy fucking ruled and I would trade a thousand Nancy Pelosis and Chuck Schumers for his reanimated corpse: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_B

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Needless to say, the Republicans abolished it over militant and shrill objections from Democrats, who reversed the ruling and reintroduced it at the next rota fortunae... only to sheepishly re-abolish it when they realized the roadblock to legitimation it represented when used by both parties.

Turns out the public begins to view the legislature as illegitimate when majority parties cannot pass majority-approved legislation! WHO KNEW.

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I am currently listening to Barbara Tuchman's tremendous book about the gilded age (1890-1914)—The Proud Tower—and the camera has panned over to America in time for a major showdown over a weird old filibuster tactic we used to suffer under during reconstruction. Plus ca change, plus ca meme chose.

It used to be possible to deny quorum to vote on legislation simply by remaining silent during roll call votes. It was called "the silent filibuster" and it was as extremely stupid as it sounds.

Looking at the Xbox 360 games I kept—many of my favorites plus Venetica (which I kept because I hadn't started playing it yet, and still haven't 🤣) and Red Dead Redemption (the beginning and ending are amazing, the long 20-25 hour middle is mostly real bad)—and realizing I have purchased several of these multiple times so I can play them on contemporary systems.

YouTube has been trying to get me to watch this guy who uses pallets and reclaimed scraps to build furniture for ages, and I finally watched a video last night. It is alternately inspiring and... de-spiring to see how great this guy is at this, for instance: youtube.com/watch?v=zAd1Ovnn9-

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