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Somewhat related: we got our tax statement for daycare. Last year was $13,069.66.

Imagine if our government helped us take care of our kids and we had decent public transport.

We’re having work done in our basement and need to be out of the house and are looking for stuff to do between noon and 6 or so tomorrow (Sunday) so if anyone wants to hang with us to do something 5 year old friendly, hit me up. We’re thinking maybe bumper bowling?

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Anyone know any good contract front-end web developers that like to crank out solid, responsive CSS/HTML from comps & assets?

I seem to have acquired the dubious skill of finally finding pants that I like immediately before the retailer stops making them so I can never replace them when I inevitably wear them out.

Civic volunteering gripe. Show more

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The site costs ~$14 per month to run.

In total thus far, this site has cost ~$90 to run, and I've received $98 in donations from many of you. Thank you for your support!

If you're enjoying this community, please consider sending a couple bucks to keep the site running into February and beyond:

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Nothing like a stay at a mediocre hotel outside Orlando to reinforce the sense of living in a nation in decline.

“Smart steering” on Mario Cart 8 is fantastic. The 5 year old can beat us handily, now.

@sstrudeau screen repair was cheaper than i expected ($70) so I dodged the new phone bullet for now...

Android using friends: I like the camera & price of the Pixel 3 but don’t want to give up iMessage (dreaded green bubble! Annoying group messages!) and shared iOS Reminders. Convince me it’ll be ok?

(I busted my iPhone SE screen 😞 )

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Cleaning up a customer's PC, I made the mistake of leaving a tab open on Yahoo's home page. Only 1 minute later: malvertized. Sunuva...

I did it again to pin down the cause, & indeed it's Yahoo's ads breaking out, taking over the page, & loading scary messages that make it difficult to leave.

I can't stress enough, folks, that an ad blocker is Internet SECURITY software.

The specific ideas here seem mostly bananas to me but the idea at the heart of it leads to a great thought experiment "If you want to be a NIMBY, you should have to pay for it."

We started using a (locally owned & run) reheatable prepped meal service What's Cooking recently and OMG it has made our busy household's life so much easier. Its like the 3 times a year we have enough time on a weekend to plan & prep meals for the week but for a little more money & a lot less time:

5 year old is home sick today, watching WALL-E for the first time and I was not prepared for all the questions about what humans did to the Earth.

Welp, we’re raising a hacker. Show more

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