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kind of a subtoot, attention / busyness meta 

(An entirely uneventful flight followed. Made good time.)

Boarding a flight delayed something like four individual times (although only about an hour total).

"[...] welcoming passengers to flight number, oh, I don't know, your guess is as good as mine today."



How many people, total, would you guess are necessary to work at a small independent grocery store?

Yes, it's an incredibly low margin business and I shouldn't be considering it. But still. Guesses? Actual knowledge?

(I just surveyed one; plan on asking others as I run into them. But I'm curious what people think. Boosts are fine, if you may know people with good guesses.)

knots, rope-ish, hypothetical injury-adj 

I'm in love with you I know
And I know that you love me too
I'm in love with you I know
I'm in love with everyone too
We're all comrades now you know
- Oingo Boingo discussing their experience on the fediverse in *checks notes* 1981.

*ambient emotional support for your upcoming day*


Anxiously awaiting the release of the printed version of Unicode 12. 🤞​

I don't even know how I got to this point, not that I'm complaining.

land, prices, etc. 

I had forgotten the distinct "something is happening, right now" buzz of high-tension power lines. Took a minute to recognize it over the wind and sleet.

Followup: this was a bad idea. I got the thing I wanted to have working working, though.

The only way to have it working appears to break something *else*, but I'm calling that a problem for tomorrow-or-later.

I'm going to listen to two mashups until I get this LaTeX abomination* working.

This is either a good idea or a terrible idea.

*: Row-spanning cells, with colored backgrounds, in a longtabu, with variable-height rows. Luckily a coworker has contributed code that's likely to do most of the job.



music, comic death reference 

current status, ~ 

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