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Apr 15, 2024: 🎵I just looked at iTunes and all the music I really love somehow turned 25-35 years old overnight. I don’t understand time. 25: Ágætis Byrjun, When …

Apr 14, 2024: Is there a way to see if a post is stuck somewhere in the ether @help ? I posted a photo with about a paragraph of text using Sunlit from the iOS …

Apr 13, 2024: Giving Cowboy Carter a first listen. So far, I’ve gotten full body chills and honestly want to cry because what she’s doing is amazing. Her homage, …

Apr 13, 2024: Arguably one of the finest ice creams in America. Darkest Chocolate Mouth-filling and palate-gripping with a pleasingly dry finish. The most amount of …

Apr 12, 2024: What iPhone photo cutout?

Apr 11, 2024: In 1864… The all-Republican Arizona state Supreme Court decided in a 4-2 vote that a law from 1864 which bans abortion unless the mother’s life is in danger is …

Apr 10, 2024: State of the State of the Separation of Church and State I’m not at all sorry that I have a strong and sincerely-held belief that, no matter how well-intentioned it may be, a state of the state address by a …

Apr 9, 2024: I put together a quick playlist of some James Bond theme tunes.

Apr 3, 2024: My old boss and mentor and now friend Beverly got this for me when I graduated from library school. It’s sitting now prominently in my office …

Apr 3, 2024: As he kisses goodbye in the morning, after having me set with coffee & water & meds & my lunch & getting my work stuff ready, Michael …

Apr 3, 2024: Amazon: for when you need an ad to say you don’t have ads.

Mar 30, 2024: WHY OH WHY has Saturday Night Live not done a parody commercial with Biden selling Trump Sux vacuum cleaners in response to all of Trump’s product …

Mar 30, 2024: ❓ Does anyone know if there’s a way, through iOS shortcuts, that I could set up a weekly repeating omg.lol status update. I’d like to post a weekly …

Mar 30, 2024: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Ronald Reagan on Immigration (1989) (and also Trump on Immigration (2024)) There was a time not too long ago (read, “Thursday”) that I would have died before ever placing a quote by the notoriously cold, …

Mar 27, 2024: Okay, so first he’s doin’ shoes, then he’s doin’ cologne, now he’s doin’ Bibles. How much more do we have to endure before he’s simply doin’ time?

Mar 27, 2024: ⛪ “Just today, Trump began to hawk Bibles for $59.99, plus shipping and handling.” 🙄 I’ve never been so tempted to buy something just to desecrate it. …

Mar 25, 2024: Filing under, “Funny ‘cause It’s True”.

Mar 23, 2024: RSS readers make me want to jump into a vat of acid! — Keenan Opening an RSS reader is about the quickest way I know how to trigger a panic attack in …

Mar 21, 2024: ✝️ A sign that reads “Center for Christian Values” hangs now on the building where some Republican organization’s sign used to hang. For me it begs …

Mar 21, 2024: So not only are we forcing births through abortion bans, but now we’re also forcing births through disinformation campaigns. I do not understand this …

Mar 20, 2024: Love this! 🐲⚔️🕺🏻

Mar 19, 2024: Save Democracy Isn’t the Battle Cry We Need 🦅🇺🇸 Don’t trust any organization with the words “freedom” or “liberty” or “heritage” or “patriots” in the name. Those organizations are never any of …

Mar 11, 2024: This is a Chicken 🥚 Posted to LinkedIn: This is a Chicken. Despite what the liberal media would have you believe, this is a chicken. Immediately upon fertilization (and …

Mar 9, 2024: An Undecided Voter’s Dilemma OR Miranda Needs Our Help, You Guys NPR Watched Biden SOTU Speech with Undecided Voter Who ‘Wasn’t that Impressed’? | Snopes.com The funny thing about this (not funny …

Mar 6, 2024: ChatGPT is a Friendly Robot Overloard and We Don’t Question That Now Do We I asked ChatGPT to analyze one of my favorite pieces of writing I’d done about a moment between me and Michael. Here’s how it responded. Not bad …

Mar 6, 2024: And I’m sorry but in this whole entire populous nation, Trump and Biden are the best we can come up with? Really? That’s scary.

Mar 6, 2024: Honestly, the first question I have for Obsidian experts is how many vaults do you recommend a person have. Just one master vault? Or like, one per …

Mar 6, 2024: Fixed my “reply by email” button on MB. Also I found that the Wayback Machine did archive some of my Twitter posts under my first username. Can anyone …

Mar 5, 2024: Lyric videos are lazy. I mean, I wouldn’t say that to the designer who actually does all the work. Just the musician. Even my favorite ones.

Mar 5, 2024: Maybe I should start taking the long way around I have 420 iOS shortcuts, according to what the iOS shortcuts counting shortcut told me. My god, I collect them like friggin Longaberger baskets …

Mar 4, 2024: SCOTUS 🙄 Also is Mitch McConnell rotting in hell (where he belongs) yet? I heard he’s gonna “retire” soon. I hope that’s just a funny way of saying …

Mar 4, 2024: 🎵 Michael shared this group w me. I feel awe considering our ability to create beauty from breath (and practice!). It’s human & universal. Here’s …

Mar 3, 2024: 🥰🐾💞🐶

Mar 3, 2024: This dog 🐶 🐾🥰💞💞💞

Feb 25, 2024: Fun Fact for the Sabbath The mission of The Satanic Temple, the only Satanic religious organization recognized as a church by the IRS and the Federal Court System, is to …

Feb 22, 2024: 🫠 Struggling with some focus issues this week as I work. I’m doggedly hyper focused, but on the wrong priorities. I can’t get to the tasks I wanted to …

Feb 21, 2024: Matthew, we’ve talked about reading the comments before. microblog://post?text= Our agency director is having a press conference with the governor today and her executive assistant sent an announcement about …

Feb 21, 2024: And That’s Why You Always Leave a Note “Whassa matter, Garfield? Cat gotcher tongue?” I chuckled when I had that thought. It calmed me down from being angry at whatever IT pro did this …

Feb 18, 2024: Most People Are Good by Luke Bryan My god do I ever hate contemporary country music. 🤮🤮🤮

Feb 14, 2024: I think I might need more Garfields for my office desk downtown. And a better cord management system, ew.

Feb 14, 2024: Here’s a Betty Davis song all about booze and liquor and drinking and getting drunk and drinking more and also drinking. Great listening for your next …

Feb 14, 2024: I went down some YouTube rabbit holes about a decade ago and stumbled onto this one-of-a-kind way-ahead-of-her-time artist named Betty Davis. I …

Feb 12, 2024: 😭 I’m still upset that the episode of 30 Rock with Oprah Winfrey got yanked from all the streaming platforms and digital stores. I mean, I get it …

Feb 11, 2024: I mentioned PunkPost: Beautifully Handwritten Cards Mailed by Artists For You the other day. This is the PunkPost card I sent Michael for …

Feb 11, 2024: A very un-Trumpy performance delivers for Trump at Supreme Court (Apple News) It was a spectacle that almost nobody would have predicted: Joe Biden’s …

Feb 9, 2024: Honestly my weight loss goal is to lose enough weight to be able to fit into the Kate Bush Fish People shirt that I got. Here’s the logo/image. Isn’t …

Feb 9, 2024: There was a band called Frente! in the early mid 90s that you might remember. They were Australian and did an acoustic cover of a New Order song …

Feb 9, 2024: Dance Hall Days by Wang Chung is one of my favorite 80s songs. Along with the original, there’s an orchestral version and a re-recorded version on …

Feb 8, 2024: Because of course they did. I am SO ready for reasonable people to all light a torch, grab a pitchfork, and be done rolling over and taking it from …

Feb 7, 2024: 🎹 Still audio-reading Resistance by Tori Amos. Still crying in nearly every chapter. She just finished reading The Beekeeper at the end of this …

Feb 7, 2024: 🫐 I hate to complain but I will. There are very few things I hate more than sour blueberries. I’d take a paper cut over a sour blueberry. I’d crawl …

Feb 7, 2024: 🎩 If you're blue and you don't know where to go to Why don't you go where fashion sits? Puttin' on the Ritz!

Feb 4, 2024: Bleaugh. Gross. RIP, SNL. “Nikki Haley digs at Trump, takes Civil War question in SNL cameo”

Feb 3, 2024: I love Punkpost. They hand write & mail greeting cards. Price incl. 300 characters ($1.50 if exceeded), postage & envelope, plus fancy …

Jan 31, 2024: My brother and I have talked for a few years about getting a matching tattoo. I decided to see what ChatGPT’s tattoo designer might come up with. I …

Jan 31, 2024: Added my Prince symbol pin to my pinboard at work office. 💜💜💜

Jan 31, 2024: Mommy, is this a critical race theory? Utah is the latest state to ban diversity, equity and inclusion efforts on campus and in government

Jan 30, 2024: Audiobooks: Do better. I’m audio-reading Tori Amos’s “Resistance”. It’s incredible, and quite an informative lesson in politics. I’m …

Jan 30, 2024: I mean if the jackboot fits…

Jan 28, 2024: Today I learned that being an Authoritarian Follower is, at least in part, a hard-wired genetic thing that impacts about 18-20 percent of us (and …

Jan 24, 2024: Lucy is about the same. Wouldn’t eat. Slept all night and almost entirely all of today. Finally ate a few bites of Wendy’s chicken. Had to …

Jan 23, 2024: ❤️💔❤️💔❤️💔

Jan 23, 2024: Our Lucy beagle is absolutely wiped out. Another infection and pancreatitis flare up. Also trying to regulate her glucose/insulin without the precise …

Jan 23, 2024: Lucy wouldn’t eat yesterday, has thrown up at least twice, wet the floor six times overnight, and hasn’t eaten today. She has a tremor. The vet’s …

Jan 23, 2024: I’m not a huge U2 fan, but the songs I like, I really like, and Sunday Bloody Sunday chief among them. I guess they re-recorded a chunk of their back …

Jan 22, 2024: I haven’t deeply immersed myself in this album, not the way I did with Have One On Me. Listening to it now and really like this song: Speaking of …

Jan 21, 2024: I’m not a big Elton John fan, and this could’ve easily have just been a car commercial. But it isn’t. If you need, like I do, to remember what finding …

Jan 11, 2024: 📓 Presented a 12-month training plan I created (with ChatGPT at first until I fact-checked it) to a division today. One employee stopped by after to …

Jan 9, 2024: A lip gloss looked like it would be the same dark shade of red as my frames, but it’s brighter than expected. I’ll still wear it sometimes. Maybe more …

Jan 8, 2024: Re: The Satanic Temple, I highly recommend reading their stated mission and seven tenets, none of which recommend drug-fueled ritualistic Eyes Wide …

Jan 8, 2024: Look, Ma! I’ve gone back to church after all!

Jan 8, 2024: 🤘 The Satanic Temple works to prevent an even tighter Christo-fascist grip on our country than the one that already exists. I appreciate that. Also …

Jan 8, 2024: For some reason, Ulysses, which I haven’t opened in ages but just did, isn’t pulling down all of my old micro.blog posts. Am hoping …

Jan 7, 2024: 👩‍👦 I just had a very nice, conversational text exchange with mom. We joked about texting vs shorthand writing, Nicholas Cage, and washing jeans. I …

Jan 5, 2024: I posted about this piece by Leonard Bernstein a few weeks ago. You should spare 8 minutes for its ultimate message, sung quietly and calmly, richly …

Jan 3, 2024: I’m grateful that there are people in my life who express gratitude.

Jan 1, 2024: Progress. Politics. Present. These are going to be my words for 2024. Progress - because perfection is subjective and ultimately unattainable. …

Dec 31, 2023: Begin it well and serenely “Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you …

Dec 31, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Waxxpot

Dec 31, 2023: Stopped at a divine coffee shop called Fox in the Snow cafe and picked up a delicious latte and this little fellow which I gobbled down like a turkey, …

Dec 30, 2023: ⛪ Also, maybe the reason I don’t watch A Charlie Brown Christmas religiously has to do with the religious parts. AND I think the tree was better off …

Dec 30, 2023: 🐶 And while my general outlook on (and self-perceived lot in) life resembles Charlie Brown’s, I really think it’s Snoopy I adore the most. Having Lucy …

Dec 30, 2023: 🎄 I’m watching A Charlie Brown Christmas for the first time in years. I’ve always loved it, of course, but watching it has never been as much of a …

Dec 27, 2023: I seriously might have the best husband in the world. Check out this birthday gift from him! 👟🎂🤩

Dec 27, 2023: Apple News: Inciting Samuel L Jackson Levels of Poetic Rage Turns out there are two things I hate more than the Substack iPhone app: paywalls and Apple News without a subscription. I was a paying customer for a …

Dec 26, 2023: Michael gave me THE best Christmas present this morning: a 1950s wooden toy chest filled with (almost all vintage) Muppets! And he didn’t even mix …

Dec 23, 2023: Welp, we brought Lucy on our trip to see family, and she seems to have adjusted just fine to being in a somewhat strange environment without full …

Dec 22, 2023: 🌟 My fondness for Christmas has waned significantly over the years. I try hard to avoid seasonal music until Dec 21, when, by my rule, it becomes …

Dec 21, 2023: 😶‍🌫️ Isn’t it funny how “all lives matter” to some people - on their t-shirts, on their bumper stickers, during their family arguments - all the way …

Dec 19, 2023: 🥸 One very cool thing about chatGPT data analysis is that it’s correcting its own errors as it goes. Sort of.

Dec 17, 2023: I should be winding down but put on this masterpiece. Michael and I were listening to Eurythmics, then This Mortal Coil, then Julee Cruise, and it …

Dec 17, 2023: MoveToAmend.org | Also, has the Democratic establishment sealed our fate? I left this comment on a Substack comment. The original poster basically said elections aren’t going to save us. Direct action, general strikes, civil …

Dec 16, 2023: No, Tom Jones, No! (Feat. “Motherless Child” with Portishead) Why am I listening to Tom Jones in earnest? Why do I feel like I have a soft spot for him somehow some way? Why do I respect how much of a great …

Dec 15, 2023: Nothing quite says “Keep the Christ in Christmas” like a plastic, inflatable, life-sized nativity scene in your front yard. Stay classy, babyJesus …

Dec 15, 2023: MAGA REPUBLICANS ARE REPUBLICANS I don’t understand why we’re saying “MAGA Republicans” like they’re distinct and separate from the rest of the Republican Party. We’ve seen over and …

Dec 15, 2023: Maestro: The Music of Leonard Bernstein Browsing Apple Music for another reason, I stumbled onto a playlist of new music selections from film and television. I stopped scrolling when I saw …

Dec 13, 2023: 🫠 Hey does anyone else remember that one time in the year 2000 on December 13th when that one president-elect named Al Gore conceded after that one …

Dec 12, 2023: 🎵 What timing. The HCR piece is about the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and how it came to be. …

Dec 9, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Le Pain Perdu by Cibo Matto from the album Viva! La Woman on Music

Dec 8, 2023: Michael (Boy Michael) made a tiny townfor Christmas! God knows they’re squinters. #arresteddevelopment #tinytown #GOBBluth #godzilla

Dec 8, 2023: I haven’t officially started listening to holiday music yet, but a few of my favorites have been finding their way into my speakers. Here’s one.

Dec 7, 2023: 🥰 I started my Cultivating Gratitude class last week by asking people to share a childhood memory/possession they’re grateful for. I talked about my …

Dec 7, 2023: First of all, did you know Katey Sagal is a vocalist? probably not, so I win this round. Did you know she covered this Stevie Wonder song (which I …

Dec 7, 2023: I cried when I realized what she was singing about, who she was singing for. She follows it up with a reinterpretation of You Don’t Own Me that I can …

Dec 6, 2023: I had NO idea this was an Aretha Franklin song first. I just assumed it belonged to En Vogue. FYI it does NOT belong to En Vogue

Dec 5, 2023: Sometimes I want to start a podcast with my friend Andy where we listen to one Tori Amos song and talk about it. We’d listen in sequential order of …

Dec 5, 2023: Ohioans passed an AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION (all caps because that’s a big deal) and Republicans literally ignore it and do what they want …

Dec 5, 2023: I’m a recovering HR professional who believed layoffs, while terrible, were sometimes inevitable and necessary. But nope. The only thing they do is …

Dec 4, 2023: Got a 9-page IT policy on the “use of artificial intelligence in state solutions.” I think it’s basically saying stop using AI unless you’ve been …

Dec 4, 2023: Have I told you lately how I love this beagle?

Dec 3, 2023:

Dec 3, 2023: Also, my first Blogger blog is probably up for deletion in Google’s purge. I’ve tried every password I could remember from around that …

Dec 3, 2023: Hoping to unlock some fond memories, I ordered a CK cologne gift set with some old favorites from high school. It came and I opened the small …

Dec 3, 2023: I was just browsing pictures and laughed out loud when I saw (and didn’t remember) that I had put my 8th grade yearbook photo in a folder called …

Dec 3, 2023: ✍️ I’ve been thinking about writing (and not sending) about a letter a week to my conservative dad. The one who sent me to conversion therapy with a …

Dec 3, 2023: 🙅‍♂️ “Imagine there’s no heaven. It’s easy if you try.” Also, it would solve a lot of problems and conflicts and wars and persecution and brainwashing …

Dec 2, 2023: Cyndi Lauper’s vocal chops on full display in this ol’ number. Listen through to the end if you’ve ever thought of her as just a novelty act (which I …

Dec 2, 2023: This is the time of year when I play the seasonal choral songs we sang in high school’s Senior Ensemble, the smaller, auditioned group. Invariably I …

Dec 2, 2023: ♀️ I may subscribe to Vanity Fair. They pull no punches and their truthy headlines alone are worth the $1 a month digital access fee. Eg: Republicans …

Dec 1, 2023: 🎵 I got an Echo Sub to pair with our (my) Echo Studio in the main bedroom. Wasn’t sure it was working ‘til I played some Missy Elliott. That put a BIG …

Dec 1, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Walking in Memphis by Marc Cohn from the album Marc Cohn on Music

Dec 1, 2023: 🎵 I am 100% certain that the specific play counts are off, but I’m ok with the final Apple Music Replay ‘23 rankings.

Nov 29, 2023: 🙏 Today I facilitated a small class on gratitude in the workplace. It was more of a great discussion than a lecture or training. One of my colleagues …

Nov 28, 2023: 😁 I recovered the PowerPoint file I thought I’d lost.

Nov 27, 2023: An afternoon updating a PowerPoint for a class I’m doing tomorrow, and PPT just crashed hard. Our agency won’t enable OneDrive for Business so it …

Nov 25, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Off the Wall (album) by Michael Jackson

Nov 25, 2023: I need a hobby/project and I was thinking about digitizing our big DVD collection and serving them up on a home server. The digitizing/ripping part I …

Nov 24, 2023: Good news, everyone! The ulcers in Lucy’s eye have healed!

Nov 24, 2023: Here’s a photo of Lucy waiting to see the doc.

Nov 24, 2023: At Lucy’s ophthalmologist, hoping for some good news about the two ulcers she’s had in her good eye for about a month. It is pretty heartbreaking …

Nov 24, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — MedVet

Nov 22, 2023: ✊ Some fragile, privileged, rich white men tried to stop teachers from teaching Black history. Kristi Williams teaches it anyway, on her own time and …

Nov 22, 2023: 🔊 Today is a work-at-the-downtown-office day for me. With it being the day before a holiday, there will be no one there. I can turn up my Bluetooth …

Nov 21, 2023: Apple One: One Shady Subscription Model to Rule Them All Just got the notice on my iPhone that Apple is increasing their Apple One subscription price. I don’t like it, but I feel like I’m stuck …

Nov 19, 2023: I was obsessed with this song for a good month or so. I though it had released its grip on me. It has not.

Nov 18, 2023: Wearing nothing is divine Naked is a state of mind song.link/us/i/7116…

Nov 18, 2023: Lucy’s morning routine 😔 💊💊💊💊+💧💧💧💧=💸💸💸💸 but also = 🐶 which means it’s worth every dollar. It’s just…a lot of dollars. She does really well with taking …

Nov 16, 2023: 🏳️‍🌈 Coincidentally, husband just bought me a bumper sticker that says “Legalize Drag”. This decision is a big win and hopefully not a temporary one. …

Nov 16, 2023: Waking Up and Smelling the Coffee This is what I woke up to this morning, and what I’m grateful to wake up to almost every morning. It’s a Kate Bush coffee mug full of coffee and a …

Nov 16, 2023: 👏 President James Buchanan (1867): Says the Senate is the “world’s greatest deliberative body” because of its reputation for intelligent and …

Nov 11, 2023: Get me Neil on the line, no I can’t hold Michael and I took a walk to the branch library. We can see the building from our back door, but you can’t walk there in a straight line because the …

Nov 10, 2023: Any good Jim Henson documentaries out there? I mean don’t get me wrong, Mr. Rogers’s impact can’t be ignored, but Jim Henson made an impact, too.

Nov 8, 2023: We just coined a new word for GOPers: Religibigidiots (religious bigoted idiots). Aren’t we clever.

Nov 2, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Potbelly

Nov 2, 2023: “I’m not giving up the title Republican yet, because I haven’t changed. They have.” You sure about that, Adam? Because from where I’m sitting, …

Nov 1, 2023: Just had about half of the good cry I need to have. Lucy has two ulcers on her good eye and can’t see at all right now (since Friday). But when I got …

Nov 1, 2023: My god, but Tusk is a great album. Holy crap. How am I just now discovering the rest of it? Walk a Thin Line came on a Fleetwood Mac Apple Music …

Oct 31, 2023: Welp, my hubby did a lot of decorating and we got about $40 or $50 worth of candy, all for six lousy kids who weren’t even wearing costumes. 🤷🏻‍♂️ …

Oct 30, 2023: I hate the YouTube app almost as much as I hate the Substack app. My seething hatred could lead to overlooking something, but are text status …

Oct 29, 2023: Michael named him Ralph.

Oct 27, 2023: “It is time to dismantle this hate, this infection that has plagued our beautiful country,” he said. “It is time to rid these icons of hate.” Yes, …

Oct 27, 2023: 🧙‍♀️ It’s like in The Wizard of Oz when the Wicked Witch of the West shows up to steal her dead sister’s shoes and Glinda’s all like, “Girl you better …

Oct 24, 2023: Trump pledges to turn away those who don’t like ‘our religion’ - The Washington Post Pathetic pandering from the dumbest demagogue to his Christian …

Oct 22, 2023: Heh.

Oct 22, 2023: Strange Things: My Reaction to the Song I drafted this little paragraph after I listened to a song by Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet. The song is called Strange Things and it …

Oct 22, 2023: 🔪💔💎 Hackney Diamonds by The Rolling Stones Checking out the new Rolling Stones album, Hackney Diamonds, this afternoon. First release of new material in 18 years. Keith Richards is like 80. And …

Oct 22, 2023: By the way, I’ve lost a few pants sizes. I was up to, I think, a 44 not too long ago. In a 40 now, and they’re still a little loose so I’m going to …

Oct 22, 2023: I hereby decree all 80s & 90s musicians, both marvelous and mediocre, shall henceforth be required to post all extended 12” mixes in their back …

Oct 20, 2023: Today was, thankfully, my last day of grand jury duty. I don’t want to do it again ever. Here are some photos I took today, though. I used a little AI …

Oct 18, 2023: You have no idea how pleasing this is for me.

Oct 18, 2023: Immoral. Hypocritical. And totally a Republican thing to do.

Oct 17, 2023: Cool garden beneath street level

Oct 17, 2023: The US needs to pull its troops out of China and by troops I mean corporations.

Oct 16, 2023: Noticed the pride flag flying at the county government building and snapped this pic. Cropped 3 different ways. Which is better, A, B, or C?

Oct 15, 2023: Here’s a Sunday funny for you: Asked about Republican leaders in Congress, 51% of Trump supporters approve of their work Source: Amid House …

Oct 15, 2023: What’s your RSS app of choice? Am replacing NetNewsWire on iOS 😞 I want to love it, but I want an app that opens the entire article natively without …

Oct 15, 2023: Waking up with Prince, and some coffee. This is one of my favorite videos of his (or anyone’s for that matter) but nothing will ever top Raspberry …

Oct 14, 2023: Remastered! I remember my Aunt Cathie playing his CD for me when it first came out, and of course I loved Wishing Well the most. It was only as a …

Oct 14, 2023: TIL: There’s a song called Death Cab for Cutie by a band called The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. It is not a particularly good song, but this one is …

Oct 14, 2023: Sometimes I get obsessed with songs I liked a long time ago, and I pretty much can’t stop playing them when that happens. This is one of those …

Oct 13, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

Oct 13, 2023: Grand Jury day 5. It’s been emotionally draining. Here are some of the signs I’ve seen. Other signs were not so obvious. Still others were a little …

Oct 12, 2023: I’m obsessing over widgets the way I was with iOS shortcuts. I don’t understand how to build them but I looooove looking at them. Here’s my current …

Oct 12, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

Oct 10, 2023: Grand Jury day 2. What fresh hell awaits?

Oct 10, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

Oct 9, 2023: #CurrentMood #NowPlaying

Oct 9, 2023: 🫠 Done with day 1 of Grand Jury duty. Everything is awful, people are horrific, and I don’t understand how humanity has endured as long as it has.

Oct 9, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Franklin County Court of Common Pleas

Oct 9, 2023: I’m not sure what emoji signifies “I’ve got Grand Jury duty for the next two consecutive weeks” but here’s the sign that greeted me just before the …

Oct 8, 2023: Michael is going all out for his Fall display this year. Ours will be the best porch on the block!

Oct 7, 2023: 🇺🇸 Both parties are not the same.

Oct 7, 2023: Lucy just went outside. We might be looking at another colitis flare up. That could be profoundly devastating because I can’t afford another …

Oct 6, 2023: 📅 It’s Friday. It’s payday. I am committed to having a good day on purpose.

Oct 5, 2023: Today was hard. Basically I sweated through an 8-hour panic attack. I literally get overheated, then I panic that people will notice I’m overheating, …

Oct 5, 2023: Great quote here @archimage clicky for quotey

Oct 5, 2023: I have over 11,000 pictures chaotically scattered about in iCloud. I don’t know how I’m ever going to get them organized. 😫📸🖼️❎💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯➕🤳

Oct 4, 2023: Delete your digital history from dozens of companies with this app www.washingtonpost.com/technolog…

Oct 3, 2023: 🫠 I used ChatGPT to help craft a 12-month training plan for a division that’s beginning to focus more on public speaking and presenting. I included …

Oct 3, 2023: Well this looks interesting… hampr - laundry delivery

Oct 1, 2023: 🤬 A family of about eight million people complete with a loud ass kid screaming absolute bloody murder at the top of his lungs is ahead of me at the …

Oct 1, 2023: 📏 I miss 12” extended remixes.

Sep 24, 2023: My husband sure knows how to arrange some flowers.

Sep 23, 2023: Michael invited another couple over for dinner tonight. Two things on that: I get kinda panicky about having people over to eat, so I decided to ask …

Sep 22, 2023: 🇺🇸 I hope every union worker in the country has woken up and is ready to walk, and actually DOES walk when billion dollar industries and corporations …

Sep 20, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Strange Things by Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet from the album Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet on Music

Sep 20, 2023: Yesterday’s selfie. I had to wear a suit ugh

Sep 20, 2023: A couple photos of the Ohio Statehouse from yesterday morning that I played around with. The sky really was a brilliant, beautiful blue.

Sep 19, 2023: …by 1960. That’s when both the actors and the writers last went on strike together. (In an odd twist, the head of the actors' union who …

Sep 19, 2023: Color me surprised. 😡

Sep 19, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: New Sensation by INXS from the album Kick (30th Deluxe Edition) on Music

Sep 19, 2023: Don’t Glorify Mitt Romney Left this as a comment on SubStack on a post that glorified Mitt Romney. God I hate that app. I don’t know. He’s certainly no hero. Let’s not forget …

Sep 18, 2023: ✴️ I guess I was focused today but I really only got one thing done done. Granted the one thing was made up of a zillion little things, but still. I …

Sep 18, 2023: My, oh my

Sep 17, 2023: So they’re releasing a remake of The Color Purple. At first I thought it’d be a terrible idea, but I saw the trailer at the movie theater …

Sep 17, 2023: I truly wonder what in the hell has changed about our home in three years that it increased in value by over $60,000 according to the county auditor. …

Sep 17, 2023: A game of horseshoes!

Sep 16, 2023: We had a wonderful dinner date tonight. Michael is always at the top of my gratitude list. Always. Here are some photos we snapped of each other at …

Sep 16, 2023: 👠 I thought Barbie was an extremely clever movie. Great blend of both subtle and over-the-top humor. The final line took a beat to land but as soon as …

Sep 16, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Barbie!

Sep 16, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Ted’s Montana Grill

Sep 16, 2023: 👬 Date night with hubby - steak dinner then the Barbie movie! We haven’t been to dinner and a movie in years, so I’m looking very forward to it.

Sep 15, 2023: I love love love this song.

Sep 14, 2023: 🚌 People have got to go back to driving school. Like, there needs to be a law or something. Saw a bus blocking an entire downtown intersection this …

Sep 13, 2023: 🚽 What weirdo decided restrooms should have more than one stall?

Sep 13, 2023: At the corner

Sep 12, 2023: This tracks.

Sep 9, 2023: Y’know what, box? You’re right. I DO deserve a donut.

Sep 9, 2023: 📸 Day 9: Language When I took this, I wrote a hope-filled essay to go along with it. “Love is everywhere in everything if you look closely,” I wrote. …

Sep 9, 2023: ⛪ A Jesus freak followed me home. Not even kidding. I live in an urban neighborhood, not a suburb, across from a Catholic Church whose parish always …

Sep 8, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Wildflowers by Tom Petty from the album Wildflowers on Music

Sep 8, 2023: 🧟‍♂️ The Jesus freaks are out in full force downtown, shouting fire and brimstone from the sidewalks, calling for the apocalypse, and handing out …

Sep 8, 2023: 📸 Day 8: yonder I have jury duty today. I’m at the back of this line and will check in way down yonder.

Sep 7, 2023: 📸 Day 7: Panorama A close up panorama of Michael’s mantle.

Sep 6, 2023: 📸 Day 6: well …Cupid by the hour sends valentines to my sweet lover and me 🎵

Sep 6, 2023: And THAT’S how you ask someone’s gender in a demographic question. Well done, apolitical.com !

Sep 6, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: iTunes media by from the album on Music

Sep 5, 2023: 📸 Day 5: Forest “Mama says they was magic shoes. They could take me anywhere.” -“Forest” (Forrest) Gump (See what I did there? 😂🤣)

Sep 5, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: The Question Of U by Prince from the album Graffiti Bridge on Music

Sep 4, 2023: 📸 Day 4: Orange Trying to choose bolder colors for things I wear or carry around. This is my orange lunchbox, which goes with my orange water bottle, …

Sep 3, 2023: 📸 Day 3: Precious I took this photo of Maggie in 2017 when she’d fallen asleep on Michael’s pillow. It was 2:00pm according to the time stamp, and in …

Sep 2, 2023: 😖 I feel so stupid. I fell for a smishing text message. Even tapped the link. Dammit. I feel so stupid.

Sep 2, 2023: Hoooo-Lucy stinks! 😷 🐶 She might need a bathtub bath…we usually only have her groomer do that but I can’t afford the outcall right now. So I may be …

Sep 2, 2023: 📸 Day 2: Buildup Finally got a (long overdue) new Sonicare toothbrush. It’s pink! 🫨 Goodbye buildup and hello shiny teeth 🦷 (or Outside Bones) (♪ Your …

Sep 1, 2023: Micro.blog is having another photo challenge for the month of September. Let’s see if I can post a picture every day. Today’s word is abstract and …

Aug 30, 2023: That face you make when you want to make explainer videos for your work but then you see your background on a test video and you think you might need …

Aug 30, 2023: If I Gave You Diamonds and Pearls… The Prince Estate is re-releasing Diamonds and Pearls with a super deluxe edition and I can’t wait. I don’t listen to it often these days, but it was …

Aug 29, 2023: 🥸 Randy Newman really wrote some scathing satire in his day. I quite love it. (Short People has always been a favorite but I’ve been exploring his …

Aug 29, 2023: I quite like the pink one. pixelfed.social/p/Undamne…

Aug 28, 2023: 📋 You know how you complete one task and three more grow back in its place? Yeah. Kinda like that.

Aug 28, 2023: 🥪 Husband made a makeshift fried bologna sandwich for me and I devoured it. Nomnomnom

Aug 28, 2023: 🙄 Executive assistants who think they run the organization and know they can get away with acting like it.

Aug 28, 2023: Ugh. I just realized I like THREE Billy Joel songs. Uptown Girl, Tell Her About It, and The Longest Time. Well, four if you count And So It Goes which …

Aug 28, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Tishbite by Cocteau Twins from the album Milk & Kisses on Music

Aug 27, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Warby Parker 👓

Aug 27, 2023: HowToGeek.com? More like HowToLoseWebTraffic.biz Me: How do I geek this thing? DuckDuckGo: HowToGeek.com knows how to geek that thing! HowToGeek.com: I know how to geek that thing! Me: Great! taps …

Aug 26, 2023: I gave this 2014 release by Cibo Matto a good listen the other day and really enjoyed it. I think I’m going to incorporate it into my rotation …

Aug 24, 2023: 😷 Also, I’ve heard of three people in my outer circle who’ve contracted COVID recently. Am wondering if it’s time to mask up again. My boss just got …

Aug 24, 2023: 🤔 I still can’t help but wonder if I’m somewhere on the autism spectrum. My therapist never gives me a completely straight answer about it. I’ve not …

Aug 24, 2023: 🧠 I watched a great webinar yesterday about neurodivergence at work and so much of it was so affirming. I’ve lived my whole life thinking I was bad, …

Aug 23, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Halls Of Sarah by Neko Case from the album Hell-On on Music

Aug 23, 2023: “Lauryn Hill to launch ‘Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ 25th anniversary tour | CNN” www.cnn.com/2023/08/2…

Aug 22, 2023: I found an old, old photo of me and Lucy. We both look so young!

Aug 22, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Wannabe by Spice Girls from the album Spice (25th Anniversary / Deluxe Edition) on Music

Aug 21, 2023: Therapy Session I have a therapy appointment today. I started going in-person, but he’s not far away. He’s helping me navigate what it means to be neurodivergent. I …

Aug 19, 2023: We attended a beautiful love celebration this evening. It was downright righteous. I dipped out early (lots of people), but was really grateful to …

Aug 19, 2023: When TF did people start walking like snails and driving like Hell Bats with erratic diarrhea?! Like seriously what is the matter with people? I am …

Aug 19, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Press Grille

Aug 18, 2023: “Do you think Camille will pass probation? She struggled with the Ethics course.” 😂🤣☠️

Aug 18, 2023: My colleague, who I’ve know for at least a decade, likes to make up fake co-worker names and dramatic scenarios and then gossip about them on Teams …

Aug 15, 2023: IDK if micro.blog’s iPhone app will handle animated GIFs, but I got the cats a “catnip bag” and snapped this Live Photo and turned it into a GIF …

Aug 15, 2023: Oh, we’re calling it a witch-hunt? Well I say burn the witch. Also, someone please let me know if #BurnTheWitch is trending anywhere. Also, I know the …

Aug 15, 2023: On Critical Race Theory as indoctrination

Aug 15, 2023: Discovering music from 15 years ago.

Aug 13, 2023: Ok, I am seriously thinking of getting these frames. I saw them and I was like omg 😍 👓❗️ I figured they’d look ridiculous on me. Then I tried them on. …

Aug 13, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Easton Town Center

Aug 11, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Pins

Aug 9, 2023: 😰 Whew! Thank you Ohio for not happily giving away your right to have your vote count. (Issue 1 defeated, but not by a landslide.)

Aug 2, 2023: The Long Surrender by Over the Rhine - a Review This is one of the few Amazon reviews I’ve ever written. It still holds true for me today. The Long Surrender is still my favorite, and still their …

Aug 1, 2023: 🛰️ We are one trigger happy Twitter rebrand away from a global communications catastrophe. I thought Elon Musk was just another spoiled, white, rich, …

Aug 1, 2023: I have a distorted self-image. But which is which?

Jul 31, 2023: Can a FedEx Deliverer Not Deliver to Me Because I’m Gay? Here’s a very real thought I just had: FedEx has mis-delivered three packages of ours in less than a week. One? A mistake. Two? A coincidence. But …

Jul 30, 2023: My favorite Sinéad O’Connor cover: Elton John’s “Sacrifice” youtu.be/ktP6Xb6AX…

Jul 30, 2023: I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts There they are, all standing in a row Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head… Ohhhh, I’m not well 🫠

Jul 30, 2023: But I Do Know Mandinka Once upon a time I took a trip to London, England when I was about 18 or 19. I was in my freshman year at a certain state university, and the trip was …

Jul 30, 2023: “His Hollywood star was finally rising. Now he cleans apartments. - The Washington Post” An anonymous studio executive recently told the …

Jul 29, 2023: The Weirdness Of Loss That Isn't Really Loss But Kind Of It Is It’s still weird to me to process a popular singer’s death. It’s weird to feel loss for someone you’ve never met. It’s …

Jul 29, 2023: There’s so much beautiful nuance in her singing. Black Boys on Mopeds (live, solo, acoustic): youtu.be/n14lwdpYk…

Jul 29, 2023: I fell out of touch with her more recent work, but this is one from like 10 years ago that I really love, love, love www.youtube.com/watch

Jul 29, 2023: ⛔ It’s funny to me that the people who complained the most about liberal “cancel culture” are the exact ones banning books - literally cancelling …

Jul 29, 2023: Society needs libraries almost as much as I need this t-shirt. Just kidding. Fight those puritanical propaganda pushing puppets tooth and nail. Bigots …

Jul 29, 2023: Pete always has the best silhouette.

Jul 29, 2023: Sinead Last Day of our Acquaintance - Live SNL 1990 Vimeo.com Powerful, and vulnerable. Raw, necessary art and truth. I don’t think I realized how …

Jul 29, 2023: My Apple Music library is a mess. I never should’ve integrated added streaming with my regular music files. iTunes Match is on top of it all and now …

Jul 28, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Pancake by Tori Amos from the album Scarlet's Walk on Music

Jul 28, 2023: A few more sunflowers on a cloudy day

Jul 28, 2023: Sunshine on a cloudy day 🎵🌻

Jul 28, 2023: What the hell does issue 1 have to do with farming and what the hell does an “anti-ag extremist” even look like? Is that like, someone who boycotts …

Jul 27, 2023: 🚴‍♂️ Husband asked if I’m ever going to ride the bike that I haven’t ridden once since we met like nine years ago. I said probably not. And I hate …

Jul 26, 2023: This one hurts. Sinéad O’Connor, acclaimed Dublin singer, dies aged 56

Jul 25, 2023: 🙇 Experiencing some of the worst pain in my neck I think I’ve ever felt. Ouch!

Jul 25, 2023: A few lobby photos for a new hire onboarding presentation I’m working on.

Jul 21, 2023: Sanctuary: our purple palace (notice the Prince poster print)

Jul 21, 2023: 🥑 Super grateful for a husband who’s willing to go on a Chipotle run, even when quac costs extra.

Jul 21, 2023: 🪂 So what happens if I DO wanna have fun tonight, but I DON’T wanna Wang Chung tonight? …Asking for a friend.

Jul 21, 2023: ☕ Man am I ever grateful to have a husband who doesn’t mind making the occasional coffee run.

Jul 21, 2023: I don’t know all the L7 songs, but this one is my favorite :) Pretend We’re Dead by L7 on Apple Music

Jul 21, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: 6's to 9's (feat. Rationale) by Big Wild from the album Superdream on Music

Jul 20, 2023: 😥 Lucy’s doing ok. But not great. Her tail isn’t constantly wagging so I know she’s not feeling good.

Jul 19, 2023: Presumably educated medical tech online: “Vote YES on issue 1 to protect the unborn. To vote NO will allow you to abort a full term baby!” Me: Most …

Jul 18, 2023: This is an outrageous ploy to erect an unreasonable hurdle for supporters of reproductive rights to benefit an intolerant minority. Editorial: Ohio …

Jul 17, 2023: 44 Ohio Republicans brought forth a drag-ban bill, you know, because they’re assholes. Thank god they care enough to protect us. Not from …

Jul 17, 2023: 🐾 A good spot of news on Lucy: they got her to eat and keep down some food. It was a mild cat food, and she only liked it if it was heated up and …

Jul 16, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: by from the album on Music

Jul 16, 2023: ⚕️ Lucy update: no progress. They’re keeping her another night. I’m allowed to visit but I’m scared to because that makes it more real. I can’t block …

Jul 15, 2023: 🐶 Lucy is sick again and I can’t deal. We’re probably looking at another trip to the ER in a little bit. I literally can’t afford anything more than …

Jul 15, 2023: Dear Dems: STOP 👏 COMPROMISING 👏 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

Jul 14, 2023: 😡 That time (like two weeks ago) when my dad, who watches Fox News and reads the Wall Street Journal like a Bible, tried to clock me on checking …

Jul 14, 2023: 🤬 That time (like two weeks ago) when my dad said doctors are performing gender reassignment surgery on minors despite the “mountains of evidence that …

Jul 14, 2023: I posted some pictures on Pixelfed of the nice sunflower bouquet that Michael arranged.

Jul 13, 2023: 💸 We’re in debt up to our eyeballs. Feels like it happened overnight, but with thousands we paid to save Lucy plus our champagne taste…we’re going to …

Jul 13, 2023: 📮 I took a chance yesterday and texted the number I had for my high school friend, Krista, and said happy birthday. She texted back and confirmed it …

Jul 12, 2023: 🎂 The one and only thing I miss about Facebook is not being able to check in and say happy birthday to an ol’ friend like Krista from high school. I …

Jul 12, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: 2000 Year Old Man by Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner from the album 2000 Years With Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks on Music

Jul 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Juicy Gotcha Crazy by Oaktown's 357 from the album Wild & Loose on Music

Jul 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Nicety by Michel'le from the album Michel'le on Music

Jul 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Return of the Mack (C&J Remix) by Mark Morrison from the album Return of the Mack - EP on Music

Jul 11, 2023: Today is the day we celebrate Pete & Lily’s birthday. I went a little shutter crazy on Lily this morning. But isn’t she the cutest?

Jul 11, 2023: 🍔 Having lunch with husband and two coworkers (now friends) from my old job today. I said we should walk into the restaurant like the Hot Lunch Jam …

Jul 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: I Don't Wanna Be a Loser (Single) by Lesley Gore & Claus Ogerman from the album 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The …

Jul 11, 2023: A few recent garden pics.

Jul 10, 2023: I have a bit of a twisted sense of humor. Arrested Development. 30 Rock. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Difficult People. All favorites, and none too …

Jul 9, 2023: Some photos of Lily and Pete. I love how Pete kinda just hangs there on the top of the couch. And how her whiskers are like completely parallel to the …

Jul 9, 2023: ✂️ There’s just nothing as refreshing to me as a haircut. Well, I mean maybe unsweetened iced tea. But that’d be about all.

Jul 9, 2023: 💇‍♂️ I swear I’m walking out if my person isn’t in today. I’m all for taking healthy risks (and sometimes unhealthy ones 😔), but not with my hair.

Jul 9, 2023: 👀 Well my eyebrows certainly got tamed. “We’re just cleaning them up, right?” She asked. “No, let’s basically shave the hairy little fuckers all the …

Jul 9, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Wasted Early Sunday Morning by Sneaker Pimps from the album Becoming X on Music

Jul 9, 2023: 🥯 Bagel time!

Jul 9, 2023: 🫢 Off to tame the ol’ bushy eyebrows. Ouch!

Jul 8, 2023: 🎥 POLL: Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead OR Adventures in Babysitting?

Jul 7, 2023: This is the view from our porch. I am so grateful to Michael for making this house a home.

Jul 6, 2023: Tracy Chapman - Fast Car (Official Video) youtube.com/watch Also YouTube has become so infested with obtrusive advertising it’s barely usable. I can’t …

Jul 6, 2023: You got a fast car 🎵 A white contemporary country singer appropriating er… I mean covering Tracy Chapman? I’m skeptical. Though I must say I respect his decision, …

Jul 4, 2023: 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 I finally had the guts to push back on some of my dad's FOX News-fueled ignorance. He just sent me 10 pages of misinformed opinion. But I'm …

Jul 4, 2023: Happy 4th! My dad and I are in the middle of an email war. He keeps saying I should have an open mind while he spouts off that Trump is a great …

Jul 2, 2023: Hashtag I’m Gay 🏳️‍🌈

Jul 1, 2023: Is Biden just gaslighting us about caring about debt forgiveness? Or is it truly a priority of his and his administration? Spoiler alert: …

Jul 1, 2023: 🫠 She hadn’t even STARTED THE COMPANY YET. The email she supposedly received was timestamped the day AFTER she filed suit. The guy who allegedly sent …

Jul 1, 2023: 👺 I really hope the Church of Satan has some good stuff planned to push back on the SCOTUS decision. Sick to death of laws and protections and …

Jul 1, 2023: 🖤 Listening to the hidden track on Limbo by Throwing Muses. It’s called White Bikini Sand and it’s always over too quickly. I love the stand up bass …

Jun 30, 2023: Because of course they did Religious freedom doesn’t mean you get to be a bigot oh wait yes it legally does now thanks to our illegitimate SCOTUS. This opens up HUGE potential …

Jun 30, 2023: CurrentMood x 1000

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Jun 30, 2023: We (barely) met the statewide deadline for our mandatory training initiative and I was looking for a “yay” .gif to post in our Teams channel and saw …

Jun 30, 2023: 🙊 I’m starting to become more vocal about my political beliefs on LinkedIn. It’s something I’ve tried hard NOT to do during my entire public service …

Jun 28, 2023: 👨‍🏫 I think my sign off at work is going to be, “Take good care, and take good training.”

Jun 28, 2023: Also I kinda feel like this HR disco ball should be our unofficial mascot. Can we do that? Shine a light on it? Work it into our mission statement? …

Jun 28, 2023: My Starbucks is on strike today. I ended up spending the time I would’ve spent in line chatting with the organizer and wishing him good luck.

Jun 27, 2023: 😁 I may or may not have just kicked off a training video with, “Hi. My name’s Matthew and my hair is on purpose.”

Jun 27, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Don't Wait for Tom by Over the Rhine from the album The Trumpet Child on Music

Jun 27, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Let's Spend the Day in Bed by Over the Rhine from the album The Trumpet Child on Music

Jun 26, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison from the album Return of the Mack on Music

Jun 25, 2023: Hi, @help ! Since iOS app was updated a while ago, I have to change the settings on each post I make before I post it otherwise what I write goes to …

Jun 21, 2023: A few garden photos 🪴 📸

Jun 21, 2023: 🫣 I’ll gladly jump on the Reddit replacement bandwagon but does it have to rhyme with the word “reddit”?

Jun 21, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Good Morning (from "Babes in Arms") [2022 Remaster] by Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney from the album Judy Garland: Recordings from the …

Jun 20, 2023: 🚱 I don’t want to resort to buying and using multiple plastic water bottles a day, but my office building’s tap water is caca and my only refill …

Jun 18, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Dance This Mess Around by The B-52's from the album The B-52's on Music

Jun 17, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Biker Gone by Kim Deal from the album Biker Gone - Single on Music

Jun 14, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Kiss Them For Me by Siouxsie & The Banshees from the album Twice Upon A Time: The Singles on Music

Jun 14, 2023: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June 2021) | communitymedicine4all Elder abuse is an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or …

Jun 14, 2023: ❤️‍🩹 It’s elder abuse awareness month. Today my agency director is giving a training about it. It’s grim, it’s sad, and it’s more of a problem than …

Jun 13, 2023: Work focus mode 🏳️‍🌈 😁

Jun 11, 2023: 🙅‍♀️ I mean if you really think about it Whitney Houston’s first mistake was getting with a guy who’d shack up with someone named Susan in the first …

Jun 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: My Name Is Not Susan by Whitney Houston from the album I'm Your Baby Tonight on Music

Jun 11, 2023: 🤮 At the salon waiting for a haircut and they’re playing contemporary Christian country radio and I didn’t know that was a thing, and I wish it wasn’t …

Jun 11, 2023: My first attempt at minimalistic iPhone screens. I removed all app icons because they were a disorganized mess and since I figured I usually search or …

Jun 10, 2023: Excuse me, sir? Ma’am? Anybody? I was just wonderin’ somethin’. Could you kindly please explain to me . . . . . . WHY IN THE HELL ISN’T THE COLOR …

Jun 10, 2023: Trump-Friendly Judge To Oversee Mar-a-Lago Document Trial, Dealing Potential Blow to Prosecution “Cannon’s total lack of principle, combined with her …

Jun 10, 2023: I am not a shoe person, but... Ok. So. Once there was this pair of shoes I saw at Macy’s. They were men’s shoes, they were on sale, and they were allllll silver glitter …

Jun 10, 2023: A sidewalk breakfast with this handsome fellow is sure a nice way to start the day.

Jun 9, 2023: “You have a good day now.” youtu.be/ZSQOFxa9E… 12 years old and it still slays me when I watch it 😂🤣☠️

Jun 9, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy by Queen from the album Greatest Hits I, II & III: The Platinum Collection on Music

Jun 9, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen from the album Greatest Hits I, II & III: The Platinum Collection on Music

Jun 9, 2023: 🩸 Headed to the doctor’s office for some bloodwork. We’re looking at A1C to see if it’s gone down thanks to Ozempic. I’ve lost about 20 lbs. so far. …

Jun 9, 2023: On Pat Robertson -OR (in emoji)- ⚠️⛔️✝️⛪️📺👺💥🏳️‍🌈💥🩸☠️ TRIGGER WARNING: I have a personal opinion and I’m about to express it. Oh, Pat Roberson finally croaked out his last putrid breath? I’m weeping. Pat …

Jun 7, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: My Funny Valentine by Over the Rhine from the album Drunkard's Prayer on Music

Jun 7, 2023: ☔ Happy birthday, Prince! We miss you! One of my first 12” singles was Raspberry Beret. https://song.link/us/i/1544292230

Jun 7, 2023: 🗨️ A 10-minute “micro-learning” is not “micro” at all. -Lynne McNamee

Jun 7, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Meet Me At The Edge Of The World by Over the Rhine from the album Meet Me At The Edge Of The World on Music

Jun 6, 2023: 🙄 Sometimes my dad would (and still does) use phrases that weren’t (and still aren’t) really politically correct…but that somehow work their way into …

Jun 4, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Mr. Zebra by Tori Amos from the album Boys for Pele (Deluxe) on Music

Jun 2, 2023: One obscenity wealthy, mostly white, mostly corrupt party with a fascist fanboy base nearly brought the world economy to a halt and all they can do …

Jun 1, 2023: 🔗Amazon workers walk out amid layoffs, citing concerns for climate Hundreds of Amazon staff members walked off the job on Wednesday afternoon …

May 31, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Birdhouse In Your Soul by Kristin Chenoweth & Ellen Greene from the album Pushing Daisies (Original Television Soundtrack) on Music

May 31, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: No Myth by Michael Penn from the album March on Music

May 31, 2023: None of us got any sleep last night. Seems Lucy has kennel cough. With her existing complications (diabetes, heart murmur), this could have disastrous …

May 30, 2023: Well that can’t be good.

May 30, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: In the Meantime by Spacehog from the album Resident Alien on Music

May 30, 2023: The best definition of fascism I’ve ever heard: May 29, 2023

May 29, 2023: Watching a cute Muppet Show reboot focusing on The Electric Mayhem making an album. Billy Corgan just did a cameo. Tommy Lee cited them as …

May 28, 2023: My friend from high school is doing great things down in Cincinnati and just wrote a book! Steal the Street by Mark Mussman, PhD

May 28, 2023: Today is Lucy’s 13th birthday 🥳 I never really thought Snoopy looked like a Beagle until this moment when she was a little older than a pup. I thought …

May 25, 2023: Tennessee Speaker Appoints Conspiracy Theorist to Brainwash and Lie to Children I Mean, Um, Develop State Social Studies Standards In a statement about her new position, Cardoza-Moore said, “[t]he materials we will be reviewing can only accomplish the mission of educating good …

May 25, 2023: Oh by the way, the State of Ohio’s Department of Administrative Services is changing the name of its Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. The new …

May 24, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: River Deep - Mountain High by Tina Turner from the album Simply The Best on Music

May 24, 2023: 😢 Tina Turner was supposed to outlive us all. I really connected to my dad through her music when I was a kid and we otherwise agreed on nothing. I’d …

May 24, 2023: Well, fuck.

May 24, 2023: America, Texas, and Ohio House Bill 51: A Bloody Bullet in the Heart of it All Today in America “…the average comes out to more than 100 Americans killed by bullets every day. On that same average day, another 200-plus are …

May 23, 2023: This is the view from the office break room where I work. Not my home office. The office office. The one downtown. In the tall building. Yup, that …

May 22, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: The Na-Na Song by Sheryl Crow from the album Tuesday Night Music Club on Music

May 21, 2023: Sometimes I think centrist Dems threaten our existence more than conservatives. So much enabling. So much privilege. So much mediocrity. They don’t …

May 21, 2023: ChatGPT official iOS app is out App Store

May 21, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Respect Yourself by The Staple Singers from the album Be Altitude: Respect Yourself on Music

May 21, 2023: Hm. That Pixelfed feed thing I thought I did didn’t exactly do what it was supposed to do. It pulled the text, but not the photo, and it’s not showing …

May 21, 2023: It’s nice to wake up to Norah Jones. I wish I’d followed her discography more closely. Such a great voice and style. She has a murder ballad called …

May 21, 2023: Post by UndamnedOne on Sun, 21 May 2023 This is my favorite photo of my husband, and it will be my first portfolio entry. #happiness #laughing #lambchop #puppet #gayhusband #gayphoto #smile …

May 21, 2023: Just linked Pixelfed feed to micro.blog, but only the portfolio feed so you shouldn’t be too inundated with snaps from me. Gosh. I never thought I’d …

May 20, 2023: This might be the stupidest thing I’ve ever posted on LinkedIn 🏳️‍🌈 I just posted this on LinkedIn with a link to another article on book banning. LinkedIn is where my new boss follows me. And my prior director …

May 19, 2023: 📚 “Other people should not have the power to make decisions about what I read or what my children read. That is foundational to our democracy. And …

May 19, 2023: 🎵 Unlikely. But, alright. I can hang with this. Right On (feat. Joanna Newsom & STS) by The Roots

May 19, 2023: 🏳️‍⚧️ I can’t imagine what it must feel like to be trans in America right now. To be under constant attack from clueless, dangerous, aggressive …

May 19, 2023: 🎵Jackrabbits is probably my favorite Joanna Newsom song. Also, Go Long. Also, Good Intentions Paving Co. Also, Peach, Plum, Pear. Also, The Book of …

May 18, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Exploitation by Róisín Murphy from the album Hairless Toys on Music

May 18, 2023: Republicans: Pro life? More like pro AFTERLIFE. Because people die. Because of their laws. People - kids - are going to die because of this. Suicide rates will go up. By why should a republican politician start caring now about kids dying. …

May 18, 2023: I honestly think we’re doomed, I think Republicans and obscenely rich billionaires know we’re doomed which is why they only take care of themselves, I …

May 18, 2023: I sure do love this beagle.

May 18, 2023: Republican? More like Republican’t. Republicans took the nation closest to the fiscal brink [[in 2011]]. The GOP’s ascendant conservative wing, known …

May 18, 2023: Janet Jackson is auctioning off all her stuff. Like 100s of pages of clothing, jewelry, awards, and memorabilia. No idea why. But I’ll tell you what: …

May 16, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Eve Stole The Apple by Abigail Washburn from the album Song of the Traveling Daughter on Music

May 16, 2023: 😮😮😮‼️‼️‼️ “Funko Golden Girls POP TV Action Figure Collectors Set”

May 15, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Go West (Girly-Sound Version) by Liz Phair from the album Girly-Sound To Guyville: The 25th Anniversary Box Set on Music

May 15, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve from the album Urban Hymns on Music

May 15, 2023: Re-m.b: @Pratik Original Post Exactly! I’m disappointed in CNN, and I’m really disappointed in Anderson Cooper’s need to defend their decision. People …

May 15, 2023: 😿 Poor Maggie Cat. We’ve been fighting this sinus infection for going on a year. I thought we’d finally rounded the bend-she’s on an antibiotic that’s …

May 15, 2023: 🚧 I think I wrecked my micro.blog front-facing site somehow because it’s not front-facing any more. It’s not anything-ing any more.

May 14, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Your Feet's Too Big by Fats Waller from the album Very Best of Fats Waller (Remastered 2000) on Music

May 14, 2023: I downloaded an AI photo app that colorizes and corrects old photos. Here’s one of my grandmother. She encouraged me to imagine. Spoiled me rotten. …

May 14, 2023: UndamnedOne on pixelfed I joined PixelFed. Haven’t linked it to micro.blog or Mastodon yet. If you like garden photos, and sometimes other stuff, …

May 14, 2023: This is one of my favorite pictures of my mom acting goofy. She’d kill me if she knew I posted it, but I don’t care. It makes me smile, and it reminds …

May 14, 2023: Why use matches when you can use legislation? The 90th Anniversary of Germany’s Book Burnings: ‘A Terrible Attack’

May 14, 2023: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill legalizing anti-LGBTQ+ medical discrimination Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has signed the “Protections of …

May 14, 2023: “SCOTUS Takes On Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo” or “Regulator?! I hardly know ‘er!” SCOTUS Blog Issue: Whether the court should overrule Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, or at least clarify that statutory silence …

May 13, 2023: Deleted my Trakt rss feed. I doubt many people care what I’m watching at any given moment, and I don’t write witty recaps or reviews, but …

May 13, 2023: Finally completely broke up with LastPass. I ditched their authenticator in favor of Authy.

May 13, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Empty Hearts by Alison Krauss from the album Forget About It on Music

May 13, 2023: Seen on web: To use Google via duckduckgo just add !g to your search terms, e.g. noscript block settings !g Apparently you’ll be redirected to …

May 12, 2023: Some photos from Michael’s garden.

May 12, 2023: The One Component Leadership Training Should Always Include For several years, I’ve been saying that leaders at the executive level in government should have tech training because I thought it would help them …

May 12, 2023: Just last year Republicans introduced over 315 anti-queer pieces of legislation, with 29 having passed into law. The violence that has characterized …

May 12, 2023: Trump Proves Hate & Violence Is Not the Fascist’s Final, Last-Gasp Option: It’s Their First A new report from the Leadership Conference Education …

May 11, 2023: You Have to Grind This Motherfucker Down - How Things Work This piece of writing right here? This absolutely deserves to be shared widely.Actually …

May 11, 2023: Garish. That’s how I’d describe Ohio’s new tourism branding. Absolutely garish. 🤢🤮 And I wonder how many millions of dollars some consulting firm got …

May 11, 2023: Headline: DeWine unveils reimagined, previous slogan. (Not the Onion) Apparently Ohio has a new tourism slogan, “Ohio, the Heart of it All” which is exactly like the old tourism slogan, “Ohio, the Heart of it All.” It …

May 11, 2023: 🙋‍♀️ I really like and appreciate my new boss. She’s positive but also keeps things real. I trust her because she’s helped me to avoid some potential …

May 11, 2023: Another typical move from the GOP to hold on to power at any cost. Fascists. They’re trying to make it impossible to amend the state constitution. God …

May 11, 2023: 📺 Wow, CNN. Just heard the re-cap. I wouldn’t have opened my studio to those nut jobs if you’d paid me.

May 11, 2023: 🫓 Michael brought some lovely biscotti and lightly sweet Italian cookies and cannoli with him to our morning bedside coffee time. It was delightful to …

May 10, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Graceland by Paul Simon from the album Graceland (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) on Music

May 10, 2023: 🦷 The tooth checker says I’m doing good. But also I need to floss more. Or at all. Like, ever. And now, please, show them your teeth, Froggy: …

May 10, 2023: 🤖 Should we start adding disclaimers to emails we've written without AI assistance? One person's recommendation: "No intelligence, artificial or …

May 9, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Spin The Bottle by The Juliana Hatfield Three from the album Become What You Are on Music

May 9, 2023: Election lawyer Marc Elias (paraphrased, via Heather Cox-Richardson): “We cannot out-organize voter suppression.” Voter suppression is not “campaign …

May 9, 2023: Un-Natural Disasters These are not natural disasters. We are powerless to stop earthquakes but not mass carnage from guns. Fatalism is a favorite tool for those who peddle …

May 8, 2023: 😶 When Serbia - SERBIA - does more to curb mass shootings and control gun ownership than the United States. …

May 8, 2023: 📰 Texas lawmaker says 3rd graders should get training for gunshot wounds More guns + fewer restrictions + Republican logic = train 3rd graders how to …

May 7, 2023: If US flags were ordered to be flown at half-staff “as a mark of respect” for the victims of every mass shooting that happened, US flags would never …

May 7, 2023: 💄 Drag isn’t dangerous. Fundraiser: https://gofund.me/62fb7d4f

May 7, 2023: Speaking of songs that have made me cry… Out To Get You by James

May 7, 2023: Some years ago I was listening to this song loudly, driving in my car, and for some reason it just kind of made perfect, overwhelming sense to me on …

May 7, 2023: 🇱🇷 ““Moms for Liberty” is nothing less than “The Proud Boys” for women.” - Some very wise person on LinkedIn.

May 6, 2023: 🎵 My Aunt Dorothy was in a girl group when she was a teenager. I just found some of their songs on Apple Music! She sang lead on this sassy number, …

May 6, 2023: Took Lucy for a drive with the windows down. We listened to my Aunt Dorothy’s 1960s girl group, The Teardrops. Take a listen! Dorothy sang lead on …

May 6, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Vibrate by Rufus Wainwright from the album Vibrate: The Best Of (Deluxe Edition) on Music

May 4, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Army Dreamers (2018 Remaster) by Kate Bush from the album Never for Ever (2018 Remaster) on Music

May 4, 2023: 👩‍🎤 You guys Kate Bush got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and I don’t understand how anyone is even talking about anything else today.

May 4, 2023: 👠 Finally! And I shall listen all day in her honour. Kate Bush Wants The ’Secret Handshake’ For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame …

May 4, 2023: Kate Bush Wants The ’Secret Handshake’ For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Well past due and well deserved!!

May 4, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Fear of a Black Planet by Public Enemy from the album Fear of a Black Planet on Music

May 4, 2023: 👨‍⚖️ I’ve taken yearly ethics training since 2005, but the SCOTUS justices, according to Justice Roberts, “police their own ethics” suggesting no need …

May 4, 2023: 🐱 Although she’s still sneezing, Maggie Cat seems to finally be getting over her SIX MONTH chronic sinus infection. Three strains of bacteria, two of …

May 3, 2023: 🤖 I interacted a lot with Chat GPT today. Like, a lot. We talked and learned and laughed. Oh! How we laughed! I feel like we really get each other …

May 2, 2023: 🚗 Ugh. My car’s key fob is doing that thing where you have to press it on the button thingie on the console for the car to start. Won’t lock or unlock …

May 2, 2023: 📚 Tell Congress to stand with school libraries.

May 2, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Ray Of Light by Madonna from the album Ray Of Light on Music

May 2, 2023: On Monday, Zephyr sued Regier arguing that his actions violated her rights and the rights of her constituents, as articulated in the Montana …

May 1, 2023: 😵‍💫 I really, really, really need a personal knowledge management system.

May 1, 2023: Alex Barnett is a hero and we need more people like him to stand up and fight back. Student sentenced to 10 days in jail for peaceful protest of …

May 1, 2023: ⛪ “So tired of these people with mouths full of scripture but hearts full of hate.” - Some guy on the internet who I totally agree with.

Apr 30, 2023: Don’t tell me they aren’t fucking coming for us. “Columbus leaders react after group protests drag brunch near downtown”

Apr 30, 2023: Also, how are you supposed to use a pasteboard? Like, what do you do with it?

Apr 30, 2023: There are two things I want to understand today: how to effectively use categories here on MB, and how to decommission my old, small website which I …

Apr 30, 2023: After years of making millions of dollars for Fox “News” and being paid millions in return, Carlson was thrown out like a half-used carton of rancid …

Apr 30, 2023: EAT. THE. RICH. Why the GOP May Actually Want a Second Great Depression

Apr 29, 2023: I’m sorry but Indian Hill is rated number one over Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati?! They must’ve miscalculated something. Clearly not Walnut …

Apr 29, 2023: I’d forgotten I got this and just started listening to it. If you listened to the band Belly in the 90s and liked their 2nd album, King, you should …

Apr 28, 2023: The Seattle Public Library on LinkedIn: Books Unbanned The Seattle Public Library believes in your right to read what you want, discover yourself, …

Apr 28, 2023: 🫠 I’m a bit overwhelmed with information and knowledge gathering at my new job. And when I’m overwhelmed I forget things. Things like appointments …

Apr 28, 2023: Kate Bush’s album of re-worked and re-mixed and re-recorded songs, Director’s Cut, is my favorite Kate Bush album. I love the maturity in the songs, …

Apr 28, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Lily (2018 Remaster) by Kate Bush from the album Director's Cut (2018 Remaster) on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Lily (2018 Remaster) by Kate Bush from the album Director's Cut (2018 Remaster) on Music

Apr 28, 2023: 🎵 This looks like an interesting music app…KORD Multitrack Music Player - apps.apple.com KORD is the first subscription-based service to offer access …

Apr 27, 2023: I really, really like the team I work with. This sign set the tone for our team meeting yesterday. 🥰

Apr 27, 2023: Awesome! Dolly Parton Awarded Honorary Membership in the American Library Association (ALA)

Apr 27, 2023: The Consequence of Minority Rule 🤬 “I wanted to address my senators, Cruz and Cornyn,” Amanda Zurawski told the Senate Committee on the Judiciary today at a hearing on reproductive …

Apr 27, 2023: If it seems to you like women in Red states are the subjects of witch hunts, you’re right. And it has nothing to do with “life”: it’s all about …

Apr 27, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Big Time (Extended Version) by Peter Gabriel from the album Flotsam and Jetsam on Music

Apr 27, 2023: Peter Gabriel has been releasing a string of singles lately and I like them. I should find out why he’s doing it. This one isn’t my favorite but …

Apr 26, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Ordinary Angels (2014 Remaster) by Frente! from the album Marvin the Album - 21st Anniversary Edition (Deluxe) on Music

Apr 26, 2023: I signed up for my friend Daron Larson’s mindfulness newsletter. You should, too. He’s really good. But I was not expecting such a deep, real, and …

Apr 26, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: I Am the Black Gold of the Sun (feat. Jocelyn Brown) by Nuyorican Soul from the album Nuyorican Soul on Music

Apr 25, 2023: This is the poem our officiant, Heidi, read out loud to us when she married us. It’s by Anis Mojgani, and so is the photo (thepianofarm.com). “The …

Apr 25, 2023: 👺 One psychotic nut job in Florida has been responsible for the removal of dozens of books from schools and libraries. His list of “concerning” titles has over 3,600 books on it. He readily admits he hasn’t read a single one of them. Protect your rig 👺 One psychotic nut job in Florida has been responsible for the removal of dozens of books from schools and libraries. His list of “concerning” titles …

Apr 25, 2023: 7️⃣ Today’s my 7-year anniversary to my honey. We were at lunch when I asked if he wanted to go get married. “Right now?” “Yep. Right now.” And so we …

Apr 25, 2023: My only ONLY complaint about mb is that the native iOS app doesn’t automatically save draft posts. Just lost a good one. I’d left it for a few minutes …

Apr 25, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Watching You Without Me (2018 Remaster) by Kate Bush from the album Hounds of Love (2018 Remaster) on Music

Apr 25, 2023: 🥱 Ugh, Biden.

Apr 24, 2023: 🫤 Tried listening to the new Everything but the Girl album. Tracey Thorne’s voice just sounds so different now I couldn’t handle it. So I put on their …

Apr 24, 2023: 📚Here’s a fun and novel way to experience Dracula, little by little, in chronological order. I plan on signing up (again). Let’s see if I actually …

Apr 23, 2023: Abbott Elementary 2x21 "Mom" Janine's plan for a Memorial Day weekend solo trip is derailed when her mother shows up unannounced asking for help; Gregory notices his colleagues …

Apr 23, 2023: Abbott Elementary 2x20 "Educator of the Year" Gregory is named Educator of the Year. Later, Janine deals with a difficult student, and it's revealed that Barbara hasn't completed her teaching …

Apr 23, 2023: 🥹 We found Pete. Inside hiding the whole time. We have NO idea where because we looked everywhere for her. We even walked and drove around the …

Apr 23, 2023: 🐈‍⬛ We can’t find Pete and I’m freaking the fuck out.

Apr 23, 2023: The weakness of a democracy is that in order to be a democracy it must tolerate the inclusion of those who would destroy democracy. -Wise Person on …

Apr 23, 2023: 💇‍♂️ So looking forward to todays haircut.

Apr 23, 2023: An Activist Court - Steady Newsletter The unhinged rationale behind this case, that somehow the FDA’s approval of a drug with decades of exemplary …

Apr 22, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Leonard Cohen's Roses by Johnette Napolitano from the album Exquisite Corpses on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Leonard Cohen's Roses by Johnette Napolitano from the album Exquisite Corpses on Music

Apr 22, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: All Through the Night by Cyndi Lauper from the album She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration (Deluxe Edition) on Music 🎵 Now Playing: All Through the Night by Cyndi Lauper from the album She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration (Deluxe Edition) on Music

Apr 22, 2023: If you were a Facebook user in the United States between May 24, 2007, and December 22, 2022, inclusive, you may be eligible for a cash payment from a …

Apr 22, 2023: Happy Earth Day A view of Earth captured by a satellite. (NASA Earth Observatory/Black Marble data/Josh Stevens)

Apr 22, 2023: I would literally cackle and lose my breath from laughing over some Dame Edna bits. Impeccable comedy. Her passing makes me very sad. Just in case it …

Apr 22, 2023: Today’s my dad’s birthday. We had a very painful, strained, damaging relationship around the time this photo was taken what with him being …

Apr 22, 2023: Just shared this photo and it made me smile. Heidi made this blue masquerade mask for me for a fundraising gala we went to many years ago. Her art …

Apr 22, 2023: It’s apparently National Beagle Day. I’d snap a photo of Lucy, but she’s hiding under the covers because her tummy’s a little …

Apr 21, 2023: 📚 In Clay County, Florida, at least 100 books were pulled from access after being challenged, following complaints by a single person. By the way: he …

Apr 21, 2023: All. Of. This. 🏳️‍⚧️

Apr 21, 2023: ☔ June 7, 1958 - April 21, 2016 #Prince 39 Albums released, 150+ million records sold worldwide, preserved in the National Film Registry, the sole …

Apr 21, 2023: 🎵 Now playing The Drinking Song by Louden Wainwright III from the album Recovery. Oh but the drink, a toll will take Blood vessels in the nose will …

Apr 20, 2023: Is it kind of sad that this is the only release I’m remotely interested in this Record Store Day? I mean, that Boy George duet is really pretty…hm. …

Apr 20, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Heart and Soul by T'Pau from the album Bridge of Spies on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Heart and Soul by T'Pau from the album Bridge of Spies on Music

Apr 20, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Let's Go All The Way by Sly Fox from the album Let's Go All The Way on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Let's Go All The Way by Sly Fox from the album Let's Go All The Way on Music

Apr 19, 2023: 📚 Finally some good news and good sense! 📚 HB 2789 Ties Illinois Library Funding To Anticensorship …

Apr 19, 2023: 💾 I really like my new job. Only complaint? The stronghold IT has on the agency. Like, they won’t even enable OneDrive. Everything is email and shared …

Apr 19, 2023: 👩‍⚖️ Tennessee would make it a felony -a felony- for publishers to provide books to schools that the state does not approve of. Utah would force …

Apr 19, 2023: S.O.S. :) Songlink link @odd

Apr 19, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: iTunes media by from the album on Music

Apr 19, 2023: 👠 I haven’t yet changed my LinkedIn profile picture to the one of me in drag. I’ve been too scared. Hearing that Missouri now has a page where people …

Apr 19, 2023: They’re gonna getcha every time… That irony was certainly lost on one politician! In 1978, a bill was introduced in the Maryland state legislature to …

Apr 19, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Short People by Randy Newman from the album Little Criminals on Music

Apr 18, 2023: Once the Nazis took power they banned books, outlawed drag shows and homosexuality, changed school curricula to remove mention of their atrocities in …

Apr 18, 2023: Legislation of Concern - EveryLibrary Politicians in state legislatures across the country have filed bills that are detrimental to our school …

Apr 18, 2023: 😕 Ok so apparently posting to status.lol with a markdown hyperlink doesn’t exactly translate very well when it feeds into micro.blog.

Apr 18, 2023: 🍎 Let’s follow each other on Apple Music. Like seriously, I’d love to follow more people on there. Add me!

Apr 18, 2023: 📚 Felt a little bit of nostalgia reading this old blog post about where I used to work: The State Library: A Theme Park of History from Ohio and …

Apr 18, 2023: ⛔ I’m glad there’s no emoji for gun.

Apr 17, 2023: 📚 If at first you don’t succeed, defund the public library These religious extremist right wing whackadoos claim libraries “groom” children. I …

Apr 16, 2023: 💊 Every Sunday I dole out my meds for the week and ugh. Staying alive is expensive.

Apr 15, 2023: The truth about Budweiser But, while the company may be perceived as an LGBTQ ally, its corporate PAC activities suggest otherwise. Over the last few …

Apr 15, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: In Lightning by Feist from the album Multitudes on Music

Apr 15, 2023: Once this song gets in my head I must listen to it and I must listen to it like 50 times on repeat. It’s. So. Good. Look At Miss Ohio by Valerie June

Apr 14, 2023: Redbud in bloom 🌸📷

Apr 14, 2023: 📚 They’ll come for your books before they ever come for your guns. [SIGN THE PETITION: Don't defund Missouri Libraries!](https://action.everylibrary.org/missouri) 📚 They’ll come for your books before they ever come for your guns. SIGN THE PETITION: Don't defund Missouri Libraries!

Apr 14, 2023: SIGN THE PETITION: Don’t defund Missouri Libraries action.everylibrary.org

Apr 14, 2023: The freedom to choose what you read and believe belongs to you. Not a parent’s group. Not a politician. Not me. You. There are some who’d take that …

Apr 13, 2023: Serial Mom (1994) She's the perfect all-American parent: a great cook and homemaker, a devoted recycler, and a woman who'll literally kill to keep her family happy.

Apr 13, 2023: I will never fathom this country’s obsession with guns.

Apr 12, 2023: I just love these Bleeding Hearts that Michael put into a bouquet. 🌸

Apr 11, 2023: Hello! Is this the best app to take handwritten notes on paper and then digitize/OCR them? Or are there better ones? Not in a position to upgrade my …

Apr 10, 2023: ☕ Gonna need some extra fuel today for some reason.

Apr 9, 2023: The Kids in the Hall 2x02 "#202" Sketches: Cops - O Canada: Our home and native land. Trapper: The daily hunt begins. Cabbage Head - Old Friends: Cabbage Head at it again. …

Apr 9, 2023: The Kids in the Hall 2x01 "#201" Sketches: Spring: What a man likes about spring. Comfortable: How comfortable are these couples? Trucker #2: Truck Owner makes a phone call. …

Apr 9, 2023: 💤 I’ve been napping today and normally love cuddles from the pets but one napping Matthew and FOUR furry friends all practically on top of him on the …

Apr 9, 2023: 🧟‍♂️ I’m an atheist/anti-theist so I don’t celebrate Easter. It’s the most bizarre of the Christian celebrations to me.

Apr 8, 2023: 13 North Dakota Republican senators vote to boost their own meal reimbursements after rejecting free school lunch bill

Apr 8, 2023: 🎓 Meeting up with an ol’ friend from high school, Meghan. Good to catch up.

Apr 7, 2023: 😠 Fuck the Tennessee legislature.

Apr 6, 2023: ⛔ Active Aggressor Training: Run. Hide. Fight. **Bullshit.** How about Vote. Regulate. Eradicate. ⛔ Active Aggressor Training: Run. Hide. Fight. Bullshit. How about Vote. Regulate. Eradicate.

Apr 4, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Dogtopia

Apr 4, 2023: These statistics should frighten us. Compel us. Move us. But here we are.

Apr 4, 2023: I’m attending Microlearning Conf ep. 8. My friend and favorite Learning & Development guy, Mike Taylor, is presenting. No cost to attend so check …

Apr 4, 2023: Let’s make a mixtape! What songs should we play while he’s being arrested? mixtape.caset.app Collaborate on my mixtape by joining Caset with this …

Apr 4, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson from the album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson from the album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 on Music

Apr 4, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson from the album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson from the album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 on Music

Apr 3, 2023: 🫣 I don’t know why exactly, but I cringe every time NPR covers sportsing things.

Apr 2, 2023: 🙂 Looking forward to my second week at the new agency.

Apr 2, 2023: “Reopen all windows from last session” is the best feature of any web browser. Change my mind. Or, change my butter-finger hands that just …

Apr 1, 2023: 🎭 So. Rigoletto. Yeah. Did not see that coming.

Apr 1, 2023: 📸 Ok. So. We asked a nice couple of young ladiesl to take our photo (after they asked us to take theirs) and she snapped this right as a loud AF …

Apr 1, 2023: Here we are!

Apr 1, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Due Amici

Apr 1, 2023: 🃏 Tonight we’re seeing the Opera Columbus performance of Rigoletto. Looking forward to an actual date night with husband.

Apr 1, 2023: Hello @help. I made a post and it looks like some of the markdown didn’t really take somehow when I view the post on my blog. Looks fine when I …

Apr 1, 2023: April Drag Challenge - What I'm Doing and How You Can Do It Too What I’m Doing For the month of April, I’m changing my active social media account profile photos to a photo of me in drag. Why I’m Doing It Drag is …

Mar 31, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #31: Practice. My favorite photo of my husband. I cried when I saw what I’d captured. I hope with more practice I’ll be able …

Mar 31, 2023: 📷 Last day of the micro.blog photo challenge. As long as I don’t forget, I should be able to collect that highly coveted pin!

Mar 30, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #30: Mirror. These two were definitely mirror images of each other when they were kittens!

Mar 29, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #29: Slice. Got me a movie, ha ha ha ho!

Mar 28, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #28: Prompt. I feel like “prompt” as a prompt is pretty meta and couldn’t really think of anything special to take a photo of, …

Mar 28, 2023: And it’s only March. Baker & Taylor on LinkedIn: #uniteagainstbookbans #libraries www.linkedin.com/posts/bak…

Mar 28, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Broad Street Bagels

Mar 27, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #27: Support. It was nice to feel some support on my first day at the new job. I haven’t started at a new agency in almost 8 …

Mar 27, 2023: The House of Representatives votes this week on dangerous legislation that could enable more book banning across the country. We need to take action …

Mar 27, 2023: “There is always a large horizon…. There is much to be done. It is up to you to contribute some small part to a program of human betterment for all …

Mar 27, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Feeling Good by Lauryn Hill from the album Feeling Good - Single on Music

Mar 26, 2023: 💤 I start my new job tomorrow. Hope I get some sleep tonight.

Mar 26, 2023: Crap. Sorry for the flood of TV checkins.

Mar 26, 2023: The PJs 3x09 "Let's Get Ready To Rumba" From TV Guide: Mrs. Avery's new zest for life after surviving a heart attack leads her to challenge champs Bebe and Jimmy in a local dance contest. …

Mar 26, 2023: The PJs 3x10 "A Race To His Credit" Thurgood gets accepted for a new credit card, but his complete ignorance as to how credit works gets him buried in debt.

Mar 26, 2023: Abbott Elementary 2x19 "Festival" Abbott Elementary rallies together to fight the threat from Legendary Charter Schools. Ava pitches a festival to draw parents to school and collect …

Mar 26, 2023: Abbott Elementary 2x18 "Teacher Appreciation" It’s Teacher Appreciation Day. When the district gives Abbott two courtside tickets to a 76ers game, the teachers must decide who deserves them. …

Mar 26, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #26: Instrument. A photo of a photo of Tori Amos playing her signature instrument. Also, you can see the gaze of a certain …

Mar 26, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Great Clips

Mar 26, 2023: 💈 Usually I love a haircut. Not when my regular stylist is off, though. Ugh.

Mar 26, 2023: Glad to see Nina West representing. Your Favorite Drag Artists Are Hosting a Telethon Against Drag Bans

Mar 25, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #25: Spice. Zig-a-zig ahh!

Mar 24, 2023: Grace of My Heart (1996) Philadelphia teenager Edna Buxton wins a talent contest during the early rock 'n' roll era, changes her name to Denise Waverly and moves to New York …

Mar 24, 2023: Draft Intro: The April Drag Challenge (please read) So, I’m thinking about sending this to my meager address book. Do you think people would join me in changing their profile photos? Would you? …

Mar 24, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #24: Court. Took this today while I was downtown and near the Supreme Court of Ohio. Ironically, or maybe just plain …

Mar 24, 2023: Location check in 🗺 — Spoonful Records

Mar 23, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #23: Chance. I grew up with Golden Retrievers so we kinda took a chance when we got a Shiba Inu and later a Beagle. Boy am I …

Mar 22, 2023: The Muppets 1x04 "Pig Out" The gang has an epic night out when they run into Ed Helms at Rowlf’s Tavern and they all perform their favorite karaoke jams, but Kermit is not …

Mar 22, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #22: Insect. Taken in 2016 when I volunteered for and was on the board of directors for a local, socially conscious art & …

Mar 22, 2023: I don’t approve of Instagram but I strongly approve of Jennifer Coolidge. Check out the full W article here

Mar 22, 2023: 💃🏽 I have a naive idea on how we can better show solidarity with drag performers in the U.S.

Mar 21, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #21: Tiny. In Gilda Radner: Live from New York (1980) the character Emily Litella reads a children’s book called “Tiny …

Mar 20, 2023: Abbott Elementary 2x17 "Mural Arts" Jacob secures a visit from a mural arts program for his students but doesn’t agree with their chosen design and attempts to influence their decision. …

Mar 20, 2023: Difficult People 1x04 "The Courage of a Soldier"

Mar 20, 2023: Difficult People 1x03 "Pledge Week"

Mar 20, 2023: Difficult People 1x02 "Devil's Three-Way"

Mar 20, 2023: Difficult People 1x01 "Pilot"

Mar 20, 2023: Joined the pxlmo.com instance of Pixelfed. Using an app called Tusker for now. Here’s my profile which is sparse for now. Anyone else using Pixelfed? …

Mar 20, 2023: Michael just made the first bouquet of the season 🌸 tête-à-tête and hyacinth.

Mar 20, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #20: Houseplant. Pre-lung transplant surgery Michael had a veritable houseplant jungle. Here’s a photo of our little lioness, …

Mar 20, 2023: Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis Extreme weather caused by climate breakdown has led to increased deaths from intensifying heatwaves in all regions, millions of lives and homes …

Mar 20, 2023: This is good people. This is what good people do. And for the rest of March, if you forward your own Trevor Project donation receipt email to …

Mar 20, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Shimmer by Throwing Muses from the album University on Music

Mar 20, 2023: Do better,  Music My kingdom for a better library management solution than Apple Music! 601 songs (of about 20,500) have somehow turned into “Apple Music” …

Mar 20, 2023: My favorite Dorothy Parker quote ever, shared by our unblushing professor with our Foundations in Library and Information Science class on the first …

Mar 20, 2023: Dear Mary, We all knew you had it in you. Telegram sent after a much-publicized pregnancy -Dorothy Parker

Mar 20, 2023: Another zinger! She ran the whole gamut of the emotions from A to B. Of Katharine Hepburn in a Broadway play -Dorothy Parker

Mar 20, 2023: This made me laugh out loud. How could they tell? On being told of the death of President Coolidge. -Dorothy Parker

Mar 19, 2023: Ohio in the news. Again. Today Ohio joined five other Republican-dominated states—Louisiana, Alabama, West Virginia, Missouri, and Florida—in leaving the Electronic …

Mar 19, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #19: Analog. A close up of the All Wave logo on my 190 gms virgin vinyl 10” record Off You by The Breeders. All Wave maintains …

Mar 19, 2023: For those that use @NetNewsWire how do you manage saving articles to read later. Star them? Or is there a better way? Or do you use some kind of other …

Mar 18, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #18: Portico. Another challenge word I had to look up. And I don’t come across many a portico in my day-to-day so I reached …

Mar 18, 2023: 🤪 “He shed,” she said. Seriously. Say it five times fast and see how you do.

Mar 17, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #17: Early. This is my awesome Kate Bush mug. I drink coffee from it in the early mornings during our together time when …

Mar 16, 2023: The cover from my mother’s book.

Mar 16, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #16: Road. A page from my mother’s childhood copy of The Wizard of Oz. One of my most treasured possessions. “Which road …

Mar 16, 2023: I just said bye to one of my employees for the last time in person. I cried. I’ve grown close to this team. I hope I’ve been a good leader for them. …

Mar 16, 2023: I can’t wait to take today’s photo challenge photo. It’s going to be of something very special to me. :)

Mar 16, 2023: 🪑 Always Count the Chairs 🪑 We have semi-regular manager summit meetings at my agency. My role has been to co-coordinate them with a small team. At the last one, I stopped in to …

Mar 16, 2023: Several Ohio pension systems lost millions of dollars after their shares in a pair of failed banks tanked over the weekend. Ohio pension systems lose …

Mar 15, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #15: Patience. An early album named Patience from my favorite band, Over the Rhine. “I love the patience in your eyes” is a …

Mar 15, 2023: “Ohio sues Norfolk Southern over toxic train derailment - The Guardian”

Mar 15, 2023: “Nearly every tumultuous movement in American politics has coincided with a call to ban books.” “The Librarians Are Not Okay - The Atlantic”

Mar 15, 2023: Florida book bans are not a hoax

Mar 14, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #14: Horizon. The lyric sheet from my limited edition Scarlet’s Walk CD by Tori Amos. From one of my favorite songs, Carbon: …

Mar 14, 2023: I’ve worked at this agency for about 8 years. Most of the time it was good. I loved my first boss, and I loved my second boss. We just clicked. But my …

Mar 14, 2023: Tell Congress to fund libraries here. bit.ly/FundLibrariesFY24 Takes about one minute.

Mar 13, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #13: Connection. A very cool and complicated iOS shortcut that I’m not smart enough to build made this. I know it’s cheating a …

Mar 13, 2023: I swear some of these Republicans would be burning witches at the stake if they still could. Democrats Need to Fight Harder as the GOP Tries to …

Mar 13, 2023: 💐 Just ordered an e-card for a colleague who not only lost her father a week ago, but also her mother in-law this weekend.

Mar 13, 2023: 🧪 Testing a Shortcut.

Mar 12, 2023: Daily Wire host Michael Knowles: “…for the good of society…transgenderism must be eradicated from public life entirely—the whole preposterous …

Mar 12, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #12: Shiny. A photo of the lyric sleeve from my vinyl copy of Dove by Belly. The song, my favorite on the album, is called …

Mar 11, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #11: Gimcrack. I guess I do own a few knickknacks. Also, I absolutely had to look up the word “gimcrack” because I’m not as …

Mar 11, 2023: 👠 I wonder if Dolly Parton has said anything about the drag ban In Tennessee.

Mar 11, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Three Babies by Sinéad O'Connor from the album Three Babies - EP on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Three Babies by Sinéad O'Connor from the album Three Babies - EP on Music

Mar 10, 2023: Post a great album with no explanation. Tag others to do the same. Okey dokey, then. @odd @jean @maique

Mar 10, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Adam by Meshell Ndegeocello from the album Bitter on Music

Mar 10, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #10: Ritual. Logging in to work each day is more like a routine than a ritual. I don’t have many rituals. Although some days …

Mar 9, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #9: Together. Here’s a photo from the other day of me and Maggie Cat together. I love this cat so much and I’m afraid her head …

Mar 8, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #8: Walk. I got a compliment on these sneakers yesterday. I wear them on my feet to walk around. They were limited edition for …

Mar 7, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #7: Whole. This is one of my favorite people, Heather. I deeply admire her authenticity and how she brings her whole self to …

Mar 7, 2023: The anti-drag bills sweeping the U.S. are straight from history’s playbook - NPR They’re coming for us. They’re literally coming for us. Again. …

Mar 7, 2023: Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday released security video from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, using footage provided exclusively to him …

Mar 6, 2023: 📸 March Photo Challenge #6: Engineering.

Mar 5, 2023: Kim's Convenience 1x01 "Gay Discount" Mr. Kim offers a gay discount at the store, while Mrs. Kim tries to find Janet a cool, Christian, Korean boyfriend.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x05 "Reaganing" Jack's determined to save Liz's relationship with Carol and Tracy shoots a commercial.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x06 "Gentleman's Intermission" Avery Jessup becomes suspicious of the relationship her fiancé Jack Donaghy has with his employee and friend Liz Lemon, so she orders Jack to set …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x07 "Brooklyn Without Limits" "Brooklyn Without Limits" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 87th overall …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x08 "College" Jack worries that GE's microwave sales have improved too much without his help and tries to find glitches in their newest design. Meanwhile, Liz …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x09 "Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish" Jack recommends that Liz start seeing a therapist when she worries that Carol is getting bored with their relationship. In an attempt to take Jack's …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x10 "Christmas Attack Zone" In the episode, Liz Lemon and Avery Jessup convince Jack Donaghy to confide in and grow closer to his visiting mother Colleen Donaghy at Christmas …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x11 "Mrs. Donaghy" In the episode, the fictitious show The Girlie Show with Tracy Jordan staff are affected by budget cuts at NBC. Meanwhile, Jack Donaghy married his …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x12 "Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning" In the episode, Jack Donaghy decides to pre-tape a celebrity benefit for a natural disaster, but his plan goes terribly wrong. Meanwhile, Tracy Jordan …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x13 "¡Qué Sorpresa!" Jack Donaghy meets with Kabletown's boss, Hank Hooper. Jack doesn't like Hank's tactics of being a friendly boss and, in order to impress him, steals …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x14 "Double-Edged Sword" Jack Donaghy heads to Toronto with his wife, Avery. When she goes into labor, they try their best to get back to the United States with the help of a …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x15 "It's Never Too Late for Now" "It's Never Too Late For Now" is the fifteenth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 95th …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x16 "TGS Hates Women" The Girlie Show with Tracy Jordan is accused of being misogynistic, so Liz Lemon hires a female writer, Abby Flynn in order to prove that it isn't. …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x18 "Plan B" Liz Lemon discovers that without Tracy Jordan, NBC is putting TGS on a forced hiatus. However, when she passes on the news to the cast and crew, they …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x19 "I Heart Connecticut" Liz and Kenneth try to find Tracy's whereabouts before "TGS" can be canceled. Meanwhile Pete, feeling emasculated, challenges the writers …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x21 "100 (2)" With TGS facing imminent cancellation, Jack asks Hank Hooper to allow them to do their 100th episode as a final chance to prove they deserve a place …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x22 "Everything Sunny All the Time Always" Liz realizes that she needs to take control of her personal life by fixing up her dream apartment, but she encounters an obstacle along the way. …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 5x23 "Respawn" Tracy interrupts Liz's summer vacation. Meanwhile Jack feels lonely and turns to Kenneth, while Jenna must choose between being the Wool Council …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x01 "Dance Like Nobody's Watching" Tracy becomes frustrated in his attempts to anger Liz. Jack questions the family value of the network's new talent competition and Kenneth awaits the …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x03 "Idiots Are People Three!" Tracy Jordan challenges Liz by leading his own protest in defense of idiots everywhere. Jack faces off with Devin Banks yet again, but still finds …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x05 "Today You Are a Man" Liz finds a secret weapon to help in her contract negotiations with Jack, Kenneth leaves his job because he feels under-appreciated, and Tracy and …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x07 "Hey, Baby, What's Wrong? (2)" Criss and Liz decide to celebrate Valentine's Day, but they need to buy a dining room table first. Jack entertains his mother-in-law, Diana, as Jenna …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x09 "Leap Day" Jack learns to appreciate Leap Day while Tracy takes the writers to a restaurant to spend an almost-expired gift card. Liz helps Jenna seduce an …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x10 "Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky" In order to hide his relationship with Lynn, Frank convinces his mother that he is dating Liz. Tracy and Jenna team up to try to solve the case of …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x11 "Standards and Practices" Jenna hatches a surprising new plan to get publicity, while Jack finds himself begrudgingly playing parent to his teenage nemesis, Kaylie Hooper. Liz …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x12 "St. Patrick's Day" Jack feels unworthy of his latest award and attempts to redeem himself by taking on the writers in a strategic board game. Liz believes she's cursed …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x13 "Grandmentor" Liz struggles in her new role as mentor to Hazel. Kenneth has a difficult time letting go of his page duties and takes drastic measures to make sure …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x14 "Kidnapped by Danger" Liz's scripted version of Jack and Avery's love story leaves Jack confused and frustrated by his feelings for Diana. Meanwhile, Jenna and Tracy …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x16 "Nothing Left to Lose" Tracy regains his sense of smell and finds an unusual father figure in Liz, while the writers spark a prank war with Jenna.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x17 "Meet the Woggels!" Jack's mom upstages his ribbon-cutting ceremony. Meanwhile Jenna hooks up with a "rock star" and Tracy frets about his son heading to …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x18 "Murphy Brown Lied to Us" Jack sets Liz up on a blind date to show her what she's missing in her relationship with Criss. Meanwhile at KableTown, Jack has to scramble when his …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x19 "Live from Studio 6H" Kabletown chooses to stop funding live shows for TGS. While Liz and Jack embrace the change, Kenneth argues that live format should be kept intact, …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x20 "Queen of Jordan II: Mystery of the Phantom Pooper" Angie brings "Queen of Jordan'' back to TGS. News about Avery forces Jack to confront his feelings for her mother, and Liz finds herself in a …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x21 "The Return of Avery Jessup" Avery finally returns home from her kidnapping ordeal in North Korea, yet Jack grows uncertain of her fidelity while she was away. Elsewhere, Criss is …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 6x22 "What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year?" Determined to prove his marriage has survived Avery's kidnapping unscathed, Jack asks Liz to officiate their vow renewal. Meanwhile, Criss (Marsden) …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x01 "The Beginning of the End" The "TGS" gang returning from hiatus, only to be shocked by Jack's awful fall programming lineup. Meanwhile, bridezilla Jenna taps Liz to be …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x02 "Governor Dunston" Jack and Liz find themselves at odds over political satire at "TGS". Criss and Liz make a surprising relationship breakthrough. Meanwhile, …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x03 "Stride of Pride" Liz works to prove to Tracy that women are funny while simultaneously attempting to head off a meltdown from Jenna after some negative publicity. Jack …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x04 "Unwindulax" Liz and Jack find themselves battling to influence voters in the upcoming presidential election. Meanwhile, as Jenna goes to great lengths to please …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x05 "There's No I in America" Realizing that Jenna could decide the Presidential election, Liz and Jack stage a debate to win her support and her followers. Kenneth turns to Tracy …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x06 "Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy" Tracy and Jack engage in a battle of wits after Tracy depicts Jack as a villain in his latest project. On Jack's advice, Liz puts her own needs ahead …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x07 "Mazel Tov, Dummies!" After an encounter with Dennis Duffy, Liz and Criss decide to take drastic measures to start a family. As Liz looks toward the future, Jack and Jenna …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x08 "My Whole Life Is Thunder" Jenna annoys Liz with her wedding envy, Jack devises a plan to avoid disappointing his visiting mother and Tracy attempts to cheer up Kenneth.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x09 "Game Over" Jack asks Devin Banks to help him discredit Kaylie Hooper, Jack's teenage nemesis and KableTown's future CEO. Liz considers her options as she tries …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x10 "Florida" When Jack persuades Liz to go to Florida with him, they make a shocking discovery about his mother. Jenna and Tracy assume responsibility for the show …

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x11 "A Goon's Deed in a Weary World" As her new kids arrive, Liz scrambles to save TGS from cancellation. Jack finds a new NBC president.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x12 "Hogcock!" Liz has trouble adjusting to being a stay-at-home mother. Jack takes stock of his life, and Tracy struggles to get on without Kenneth.

Mar 5, 2023: 30 Rock 7x13 "Last Lunch" Jenna prepares an emotional farewell song as the cast and crew reunite for one final "TGS".

Mar 5, 2023: 📷 March Photo Challenge #5: Tile. My friend Bec originally suggested a round mirror for the bathroom because it would look good with the large, white, …

Mar 4, 2023: 📷 March Photo Challenge #4: Zip. I’m not a big fan of pullover hoodies. I just like the ones that zip. Like this one hanging on my home office chair.

Mar 3, 2023: 📷 March Photo Challenge #3: Solitude. Fun fact: Suzanne Vega’s voice was used as a test during the creation of the MP3 format. She’s known as “The …

Mar 2, 2023: Ok so here’s my shower setup, which I’m sure you were dying to see. I splurged and got a shower speaker. At least I think it’s a shower speaker. The …

Mar 2, 2023: 📷 March Photo Challenge #2: Weather. I garbled an Apple Music Siri command in the car this morning and she interpreted it as a request for Dave …

Mar 2, 2023: ☕ Stopping by my favorite coffee shop, Fox in the Snow Cafe. Haven’t been in since before the pandemic!

Mar 1, 2023: 📷 March Photo Challenge #1: Secure. Columbus, OH The inner workings of an old bank vault.

Feb 28, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Off on It by Róisín Murphy from the album Ruby Blue on Music

Feb 28, 2023: 🗓️ I have an official start date for my new job!

Feb 27, 2023: She’s really more of a friend and colleague than an employee, but she got me this for Christmas a couple years ago. I have it on my backpack and it …

Feb 26, 2023: So Lucy has much more pep in her step, but she’s having a hard time lately jumping up on the bed. When I try to go help her, she totally runs …

Feb 26, 2023: Jennifer Hudson just took me to church, y’all. You gotta watch this. 📺🎵🗓️⛪️ Tomorrow

Feb 25, 2023: 📉 That last post didn't feed into micro.blog. I wonder what I'm doing wrong. 📉 That last post didn't feed into micro.blog. I wonder what I'm doing wrong.

Feb 25, 2023: 🤔 Testing to see if this feeds into micro.blog.

Feb 25, 2023: Tennessee is about to ban drag. Like, completely make it illegal. 🤬 I keep thinking it’s a sign of what’s to come to the rest of my community, as if …

Feb 22, 2023: Pete is a very photogenic cat 🐱

Feb 13, 2023: A Test Entry Here’s a test entry.

Feb 10, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Money Can't Buy It by Annie Lennox from the album Diva on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Money Can't Buy It by Annie Lennox from the album Diva on Music

Feb 7, 2023: Picking up Lucy today from the pet hospital. Here’s hoping we stay home and well this time.

Feb 7, 2023: When a mistake is made & the first question asked is, “Who did this? Who’s responsible?” It’s probably not a psychologically safe environment. If …

Feb 5, 2023: Hearing NPR play some Beyoncé (and Bonnie Raitt say she’s a big fan) warms the cockles of my shriveled little heart. I hope RENAISSANCE 🐴 absolutely …

Feb 4, 2023: On a positive note, I seem to have somehow landed a new job. It’s all still a bit up in the air. There’s not even a job description written yet. But …

Feb 4, 2023: Back to the ER with Lucy, who’s refusing to eat.

Feb 4, 2023: Back in her own bed ❤️🐶

Feb 4, 2023: Lucy is back home. Still has a few days of stabilization and medication to go, but she’s heading the right direction I think. ❤️🐶

Feb 3, 2023: Lucy had a good night and was more alert this morning. They’re still stabilizing her insulin levels but she’s on track to come home this …

Feb 2, 2023: Our Lucy Beagle has pancreatitis which is being complicated by her diabetes so they want to keep her another 24 hours in the hospital. She’s …

Feb 2, 2023: His Truth is Marching On In my Christian upbringing, from which I’m still recovering, I sang for our small, all white, mostly out-of-tune church choir. 🎵 The Battle Hymn of …

Jan 31, 2023: On sobriety: it’s funny to me how, from one perspective, 7 days is nothing but barely even a speck. But from another perspective 7 days is everything. …

Jan 26, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Your Woman by White Town from the album Women In Technology on Music

Jan 19, 2023: Lily decided I needed a short break. I didn’t argue.

Jan 18, 2023: A few photos I snapped yesterday morning on the wet way to work. I loved the lights shining on the wet pavement.

Jan 18, 2023: Posted this on LinkedIn. Really hoping I don’t get fired for it. A few years ago, my profile photo was a picture of me with Jane Elliott, a …

Jan 17, 2023: How DO you solve a problem like Maria?

Jan 16, 2023: Testing a micropost from MarsEdit. I suppose the intention is to make it faster to post short updates?

Jan 15, 2023: To be a librarian is not to be neutral, or passive, or waiting for a question. It is to be a radical positive change agent within your community. -R. …

Jan 15, 2023: What I Thought of Web 2.0 In grad school I took a knowledge management foundations class that I really liked. Each week we had to post these “blog points” and then we’d read …

Jan 15, 2023: 🧪 This is a test post.

Jan 13, 2023: 🎵 One of my favorite earworms:

Jan 12, 2023: Roberta Flack’s first piano came from a junkyard – five Grammys would follow Roberta Flack recently announced that she has ALS. She can no …

Jan 10, 2023: 🤬 God I hate restrooms that accommodate more than one person at a time.

Jan 9, 2023: 🥸 Sometimes I suck at running meetings.

Jan 9, 2023: 🫣 I don’t think my status.lol posts are making it over to micro.blog correctly any more. Will have to check that out. Also I wonder if I should have …

Jan 8, 2023: Lovely shout out to Ohio in the latest Heather Cox Richardson piece. Keep making us look so great, Governor DeWine (who once called us a “progressive” …

Jan 8, 2023: 💇 Getting a haircut. Mundane, but it’s actually one of my favorite things to do. I love a good haircut!

Jan 7, 2023: Wednesday will have a second season! youtu.be/j_MuZmJNi…

Jan 6, 2023: Wednesday (trakt.tv) We finished the series last night. Both of us really loved it.

Jan 4, 2023: 😶‍🌫️ My eyesight is kinda blurry. That can’t be good.

Jan 3, 2023: 🎵 Now Playing: Lay It Down by Al Green from the album Lay It Down on Music

Dec 31, 2022: TIL Jackie DeShannon (“Put a Little Love in Your Heart”) also (co-)wrote “Bette Davis Eyes” and recorded the original version …

Dec 30, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Suicide Blonde by INXS from the album X on Music

Dec 29, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: The Stairs by INXS from the album X on Music

Dec 29, 2022: The lemon cheesecake husband made for my birthday this week.

Dec 27, 2022: Oooh! A Quiz! Where do you fit in the political typology? (pewresearch.org) My best fit is “Progressive Left” … along with 6% of the …

Dec 27, 2022: Hey, anyone who’s reading. MarsEdit or Ulysses for micro.blog? Why?

Dec 27, 2022: Ever since our household began obsessively listening to Beyoncé’s #RENAISSANCE 🐴 everything has been getting THIQUE. For example: Michael: Your tags …

Dec 26, 2022: The First Day of Being 44 I won’t forget my first day of being 44. Michael’s baking a cheesecake. I can smell it in the oven from the couch where I’m sitting with Lucy, our now …

Dec 25, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Loro by Pinback from the album Pinback on Music

Dec 25, 2022: Lucy is playing the part of “Reindeer” as she accompanies me, “Elf,” and my husband, “Santa,” while we drive around town and drop off his homemade …

Dec 25, 2022: 🎅🏻 Santa was very good to me and got me an Apple Watch!

Dec 24, 2022: 😴 Headed to bed. Hope Santa leaves some goodies tonight even though I ate all the cookies and milk! Merry Xmas to those who celebrate it.

Dec 23, 2022: 🥶 It’s -2° F in central Ohio. Grateful to have heat and electricity so I can safely work from home…in sweatpants.

Dec 23, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Break It Down Again by Tears for Fears from the album Elemental on Music

Dec 22, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Faithfully Dangerous by Over the Rhine from the album Good Dog Bad Dog [Remastered] on Music

Dec 22, 2022: ☠️ This is another test.

Dec 22, 2022: 🧪 This is a test.

Dec 22, 2022: 🤓 God I’m such a geek for geeks. Just off a video call with a very, very brilliant person.

Dec 22, 2022: 🗓️ Day of meetings today and my work computer is acting up and the snowmageddon of the century is coming and I’m scared.

Dec 22, 2022: John Cleese’s classic “silly walk” burns more calories than a normal gait It’s not particularly silly, is it?

Dec 21, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Controversy by Prince from the album Controversy on Music

Dec 20, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: 41 Dogs by Kim Taylor from the album Extended Play on Music

Dec 20, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) by Kim Taylor from the album Kim Taylor Extras and Demos on Music 🎵 Now Playing: The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) by Kim Taylor from the album Kim Taylor Extras and Demos on Music

Dec 20, 2022: 👍🏼 Today’s on-site offsite retreat went really well. I’m pretty drained, although in a good way!

Dec 20, 2022: 🦈 Yes, and I’m playing improv games with my team at work.

Dec 20, 2022: 👨‍🏫 Just spent an hour on Teams with my favorite learning & development guy, Mike Taylor. His newsletter is essential if you’re responsible for any kind of training or presenting. 👨‍🏫 Just spent an hour on Teams with my favorite learning & development guy, Mike Taylor. His newsletter is essential if you’re responsible for any …

Dec 20, 2022: 💼 Having a mini “retreat” at work today. It’s like an on-site offsite.

Dec 19, 2022: 🎅🏻 Dear Santa all I want for Christmas is a live performance of RENAISSANCE start-to-finish by Beyoncé featuring a full band, DJ, gospel choir, full …

Dec 19, 2022: 🫣 Hearing the most horrible mashup of If We Make It Through December and Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer in my head for some bizarre reason.

Dec 19, 2022: A few photos from our Cincinnati Xmas

Dec 19, 2022: Birds aren’t real.

Dec 18, 2022: My little brother, who has two young daughters, gave me a present. I was like omg social & emotional skills I totally need this but it turned out …

Dec 18, 2022: 🎁 Just opened a ton of presents! My family is always too generous.

Dec 18, 2022: 🎄 Having a Christmas visit with my side of the family.

Dec 18, 2022: The Genius of Water (Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Dec 18, 2022: Writing from 2020 From December 2020, this is likely one of the last pieces I wrote on Facebook before leaving it. I don’t think I’ve written a “last …

Dec 17, 2022: 🥡 Having a little Chinese food tonight. Well actually a lot. Mmm.

Dec 15, 2022: One of the many things I love about my husband is his decorating aesthetic. I don’t care for Christmas but seeing this warms my black little heart …

Dec 15, 2022: TX AG = Queer Basher You fight because you think the they’re coming for your pathetic semiautomatic weapon. They aren’t. We fight because we think …

Dec 14, 2022: 🫠 In a VERY painful, confusing meeting.

Dec 13, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Freeway by Aimee Mann from the album @#%&*! Smilers on Music 🎵 Now Playing: Freeway by Aimee Mann from the album @#%&*! Smilers on Music

Dec 13, 2022: 🙄 Gearing up for an all staff in person meeting.

Dec 13, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: All I Ever Get for Christmas Is Blue (Live) by Over the Rhine from the album Snow Angels (Bonus Track Version) on Music

Dec 12, 2022: Lucy beagle has been extra physically close since we lost Bonsai. I am certain she misses her pack sister. 💔 I’m going to try and enroll her in doggie …

Dec 12, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Cloud On My Tongue by Tori Amos from the album A Piano: The Collection on Music

Dec 12, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Rakim (Live) [Remastered] by Dead Can Dance from the album Toward the Within (Remastered) on Music

Dec 12, 2022: My team is responsible for a good deal of technical, procedural writing. See an example of my best technical writing abilities at step #7 (attached). …

Dec 12, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Call on Me (Eric Prydz vs. Retarded Funk Mix) by Eric Prydz from the album Call on Me - EP on Music

Dec 12, 2022: Test post

Dec 12, 2022: Yup. From its provocative, jarring intro to its banging climax and disco denouement, there’s not a dull moment and there’s not a doubt that this is a …

Dec 12, 2022: How to ban 3600 books from school libraries ⚠️ This guy is a madman. Seriously - his interview responses are ludicrous. And he’s winning the fight. …

Dec 11, 2022: 💇🏻‍♂️ Haircut and brow wax? Check.

Dec 11, 2022: My Work Photo “Contest” Submissions 📷 Work is having an employee photo “contest” and winners will have their pictures hung in the drab, recently painted in ugly colors hallways. I …

Dec 11, 2022: Let’s not go Krogering Buying the competition Kroger claims the merger would benefit consumers, pledging to “invest $500 million to lower …

Dec 10, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing undamnedone.micro.blog/uploads/2…

Dec 10, 2022: 💔

Dec 8, 2022: An old photo of Bonsai as a pup. 🐶 She was so darn scrappy. I miss her.

Dec 7, 2022: CVS' diabetes scheme But, without a doubt, many CVS customers believe they were providing additional dollars to the ADA that the organization …

Dec 6, 2022: First Concert Post-Pandemic My first post-pandemic show was supposed to be Tori Amos, who was also my first concert ever, but I didn’t go. The theater had just decided to loosen …

Dec 6, 2022: 🎵 Seeing my first “post-pandemic” show: Over the Rhine.

Dec 6, 2022: Hypotheticals gone wild: Takeaways from the LGBTQ Supreme Court arguments - POLITICO: Arguments in the case of Colorado web designer Lorie Smith and …

Dec 4, 2022: Me: plays Fallout 4 again and again Husband: Keep playing that and one of these days you’re gonna turn into a Fallout 4! Me:

Dec 4, 2022: Feeling cute might delete later idk

Dec 4, 2022: Not really sure if AI gets me. I mean sure, who needs pores? And I’ll take that computer generated haircut any day. But Matthew as astronaut? Hm…

Dec 4, 2022: Here are some better pictures of the mantle as Husband designed and decorated it.

Dec 4, 2022: Follow me and my somewhat eclectic taste in music on Apple Music. Or don’t. Whatever. It’s up to you. 🎵 …

Dec 4, 2022: I guess I listened to 3,572 songs this year on Apple Music. “Look At Miss Ohio” was, clearly, my favorite. I put it on repeat so many …

Dec 4, 2022: These are some of my favorite photos of Bonsai. She was a scrappy puppy, a beautiful but slightly aloof and stand-offish dog, and a stubborn old gal. …

Dec 4, 2022: Had a restless night. Couldn’t fall asleep then tossed around for what felt like all night. Had an itch that wouldn’t go away no matter how much I …

Dec 3, 2022: Royal’s Bonsai, the spunky Shiba Inu July 17, 2008 - December 3, 2022 The vet said we were making the right decision. It was time. I’ve …

Dec 3, 2022: 💔 We just said goodbye to my sweet princess Bonsai.

Dec 2, 2022: 😔 Dreading tomorrow’s veterinarian visit.

Dec 2, 2022: In my HR days, I used to smugly lament that unions have outlived their usefulness. And in some instances I still think that’s not entirely untrue. But …

Dec 2, 2022: Opinion I agree with: The populace should get as much paid sick leave as members of congress.

Dec 2, 2022: Grabbing some food at Northstar before calling it a day. Happy birthday, husband!

Dec 2, 2022: Husband’s first pedicure!

Dec 2, 2022: 🥹 Updating status from an iOS shortcut I admire but didn’t build myself

Dec 2, 2022: 😜 Did I figure it out?

Dec 2, 2022: 🧖‍♂ Spa day for me and my husband for his birthday

Dec 2, 2022: Oh by the way my dad thinks Black Lives Matter is “worse than what happened on January 6th.” God I love the holiday season. 🎄 Brings us all so much …

Dec 1, 2022: 🤭 Hello World

Dec 1, 2022: Maybe it’s time I should leave LastPass and just stick with iCloud. Right now, at least, I don’t really have a case use for a third party password …

Nov 30, 2022: Thriller by Michael Jackson is 40 years old. 🎵

Nov 30, 2022: Ok stop me if you’ve heard this one before. An antisemite and a white supremacist walk into a golf club to have lunch with the former president of the …

Nov 29, 2022: Plop plop fizz fizz Is that really all there is?

Nov 27, 2022: Here’s a grainy and crooked photo of my handsome husband decorating the mantle in silver, blue, and white for the season. ❄️📷

Nov 26, 2022: Having thanksgiving with my family who live in a more conservative part of Ohio. I can always tell I’m getting close when the radio station changes …

Nov 25, 2022: 🇺🇸 I decided that for every “America this and China virus that and flag this and veterans that and god this and Trump that” email my dad sends me, I’m …

Nov 24, 2022: Would anyone be willing to teach me a little bit about omg.lol and what you can do with it? I don’t understand DNS all that well or why I’d want a …

Nov 24, 2022: I don’t think it’s possible to cross post from Mastodon to micro.blog is it? Plus I recall from early social media training that it’s probably not …

Nov 24, 2022: 📷 This is my husband. It’s just… him. No frills, no fancy bow tie, still waking up a little, and talking with me in the morning. I cherish the times …

Nov 23, 2022: I’m afraid of Americans.

Nov 22, 2022: One of my employees called me out during a team meeting for going to the restroom at 10:00 a.m. every day. Like I’m really THAT predictable. Well it’s …

Nov 22, 2022: This x one million

Nov 21, 2022: I tried to start a chapter of GAG here in Ohio before the pandemic but couldn’t drum up enough interest or participation. So I gave up. Also, fuck …

Nov 21, 2022: I’m afraid of Americans.

Nov 21, 2022: Omg I just had some Pop Rocks for the first time since I was like 12. How did we grow up on this stuff? TASTE THE EXPLOSION, MATTHEW. TASTE IT. I do …

Nov 20, 2022: Went to pluck a chin hair and my skull caved in from the back. Omg I died. I read this on Mastodon and died laughing for like a solid 30 seconds. …

Nov 19, 2022: Bonsai wouldn’t eat all of her dinner and now she’s doing her pacing thing. Looks like I might be in for a long night. Last time she woke me three or …

Nov 19, 2022: Test post. Did I ‘install’ Cusdis correctly?

Nov 19, 2022: 😿 Trying to learn this stuff.

Nov 19, 2022: Is there an easy way to tell if a Mastodon server is down? I’m trying to log in to mastodon.online and all I see is a blank webpage with the …

Nov 19, 2022: Just learned from democracy.town over on Mastodon that ResistBot is alive and well and very fancypants now what with its iMessages and all Resist Bot …

Nov 16, 2022: Lovely random text from an old friend. Grateful for the people in my life, even if I don’t see or talk to them regularly.

Nov 15, 2022: Ohio committee votes to send LGBTQ resolution to full state board of education The Ohio school board’s executive committee approved an updated …

Nov 15, 2022: I wish I knew a better way to organize my music library. Subscribing to Apple Music and adding from there got everything all mixed up, sorting-wise.

Nov 14, 2022: Oh, happy birthday to the BBC.

Nov 9, 2022: I’m afraid of Americans.

Nov 8, 2022: I mean this in the most sincere way: screw republicans. Trump was here in Ohio supporting our spineless, corrupt governor last night. Not even after …

Nov 7, 2022: Bonsai girl had me up four times last night. I’m exhausted. We might need to look at getting her a mild sedative. 😟🐕

Nov 6, 2022: Another one of the last roses from Michael’s garden this year 📷🌱

Nov 6, 2022: I used PunkPost to send a just-because card to Michael. I did the words writing, they did the handwriting. It came in the mail yesterday. Michael was …

Nov 5, 2022: Somehow I’ve managed to land two job interviews soon. Both are exempt (non-union), but one of them is classified. Right now I’m …

Nov 5, 2022: My sleepy beagle.

Nov 5, 2022: I wonder if any libraries are running Mastodon servers yet…

Nov 4, 2022: Some fall foliage photos from Michael’s fabulous garden. 📷🌱

Nov 4, 2022: In 2018 I had a goal to send 52 handwritten cards of admiration to people who inspire me. I got 26 into the mail. I should pick up where I left off. …

Oct 31, 2022: Ohmmmmigod this is hilarious

Oct 24, 2022: One of the last roses of my season. And it’s my favorite scented one. Mmm. 🌱📷

Oct 24, 2022: Got to see my brother and his family this weekend. First time since the pandemic hit. Very grateful to have spent the time with them. I was plumb …

Oct 18, 2022: Why aren’t Democrats talking about the real cause of inflation? - open.substack.com Basically, because they’ve sold out to corporations, too. It all …

Oct 17, 2022: Some photos from the weekend. 🌱📷

Oct 16, 2022: I spent time last week using a web app to create an interactive graduation program for our fiscal academy. I started to share it then thought it might …

Oct 13, 2022: I’ve got the final hearing playing in the background. It is absolutely chilling. Horrifying. I’ve got a stomach ache from it and am on the verge of …

Oct 11, 2022: Ohio Statehouse, north-facing entrance. Taken this morning just as I stepped up out of the underground parking garage. Fiddled with some of the …

Oct 9, 2022: Got my eyebrows done today after my haircut. I love feeling all newly shorn. 💇‍♂️

Oct 9, 2022: A selfie with my Nan Whaley Nan Fan sticker and #OhioDeservesBetter t-shirt. I wish she’d obliterate Mike DeWine (who refused to debate her out of …

Oct 7, 2022: So Gallup has these fillable templates you can use to recognize or thank a coworker or whatever. I decided to give one to someone I really value. I …

Oct 7, 2022: Did you know the USPS offers a service called Informed Delivery that shows you what mail is coming to your inbox? It’s dumb, and more and more the …

Oct 5, 2022: Husband is super stoked about the Underwood typewriter he bought.

Oct 5, 2022: Florida’s GOP Leaders Opposed Climate Aid. Now They’re Depending on It. - The New York Times: Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott voted against last …

Oct 3, 2022: Ohio’s BBI On Friday, Governor DeWine announced he is enhancing his Bold Beginning Initiative to remove barriers to health care, ease financial burdens, and …

Oct 3, 2022: Are we doomed as a nation? Trump will be on the ballot in 5 weeks - Robert Reich (open.substack.com) Trump supporting election deniers are running, having been nominated by the …

Oct 1, 2022: On this day in 2013 I was in library school learning how to library. On this day in 2018 I gave a “fuck Trump” speech at a library conference in front …

Sep 30, 2022: Mourning Routine I feel like a child asking this, but why are we letting Putin do what he’s doing? (Or anyone else for that matter?) Like, at what point do we stop …

Sep 28, 2022: I found a subreddit called “I Took A Picture” where you submit pictures you took and people can offer advice or commentary on them. I just submitted …

Sep 27, 2022: Sometimes I really hate my fucking job. 🦆

Sep 26, 2022: Here’s an example of a PunkPost card. Wayyy cooler than what I could ever make. (But don’t worry @archimage I still hand write my own thank you cards)

Sep 26, 2022: If I won a bazillion dollars I’d sue every conservative republican politician I could for their inaction on climate change, gun control, and all the …

Sep 25, 2022: California Governor Gavin Newsom calls on Democrats to go on offense | CNN Politics: Newsom noted that former first lady Michelle Obama famously …

Sep 25, 2022: Just scheduled my COVID booster (5th poke) for October 1. 🦠 Somehow, knock on wood, we’ve been very lucky and not caught it (unless we had it and …

Sep 25, 2022: Lucy loves to wrap herself in the covers 🐶

Sep 25, 2022: A bouquet from Husband. 🌸

Sep 24, 2022: How one Atlanta bookstore is picking up the fight against book bans : NPR: Between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31 this year, the ALA said it recorded 681 …

Sep 24, 2022: Brooklyn’s library moves to slip books through red state bans - POLITICO: Liberal Brooklyn’s intrusion is frustrating conservatives like Oklahoma …

Sep 23, 2022: Mar-a-Lago decision: Trump poisoned courts for generation - Los Angeles Times: We have Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to thank for …

Sep 22, 2022: Lis Smith Has a Radical Idea for Democrats: Be Normal | Vanity Fair: Smith implores her Democratic clients, before any interview, to “just be …

Sep 19, 2022: Some of my favorite photos from yesterday in Michael’s garden. He thinks I’m a really good photographer and should pick it up as a hobby. I do do …

Sep 19, 2022: Have a great week!

Sep 16, 2022: From Martha’s Vineyard to Kamala Harris’s Home, Republican Governors Escalate Anti-Immigrant Political Stunts | Vanity Fair: Texas Governor Greg …

Sep 16, 2022: Opinion: DeSantis is taking a cruel page from history | CNN: It’s a populism of resentment and cruelty, an effort to please the voters who still …

Sep 15, 2022: Martha’s Vineyard: Gov. Ron DeSantis claims credit for sending 2 planes carrying migrants to Massachusetts - CNNPolitics: The move follows in …

Sep 13, 2022: TIL: you’re not supposed to rinse with water after you brush. Just spit out as much as you can and then let the fluoride do its job for about the next …

Sep 12, 2022: We took a “Which Care Bear Are You” Buzzfeed quiz at work last week (don’t tell my boss). I forgot which bear I got, so when I was asked today I said …

Sep 11, 2022: MAGA: Making Attorneys Get Attorneys Hahahahahaha!!! “A dark joke has begun circulating among lawyers following the many legal travails of former …

Sep 9, 2022: You’d think the religious would object to discrimination. But nope. It’s gay sex. Always gay sex. PrEP: Obamacare can’t require coverage for certain HIV drugs, federal judge rules - CNNPolitics: Braidwood Management, a Texas-based company …

Sep 5, 2022: 😂🤣☠️ (via @nickkaczmarek)

Sep 5, 2022: Hep! Hep! Do you know who Cab Calloway was? How old were you (approx) when you learned about him? Do you think “those darn kids” today …

Sep 4, 2022: How do you spell “Mississippi?” Capital-M-I-S-S-I…N-G M-O-N-E-Y The nation’s poorest state used welfare money to pay Brett Favre for speeches he never made: $70 million in TANF welfare funds was doled out to …

Sep 3, 2022: omg omg omg Wednesday Addams | Official Teaser (YouTube.com) 🩸🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟😂🤣☠️

Sep 3, 2022: The Most Alarming Case On The Supreme Court’s Docket You Haven’t Heard Of The Most Alarming Case On The Supreme Court’s Docket You Haven’t Heard Of (via @Dave) This case could leave all of those who depend on federally …

Sep 3, 2022: I Don't Read the Comments (Except When I Do) Generally, I don’t read the comments. I usually have content blockers set to block them. But for some reason they didn’t block on this page, and I …

Sep 2, 2022: My “uncle” Tom passed away today. He was a renowned photojournalist and professor in Ohio, and a good person. In his later years he was really into …

Sep 2, 2022: A Conservative Publisher Wants to Be the Answer to Liberal Children’s Books. There’s Just One Problem. - POLITICO: When a librarian in Williamsburg …

Sep 1, 2022: This is a photo of my sweet husband in his antique booth. He takes great care and pride in maintaining it.

Aug 31, 2022: And don’t you forget it.

Aug 31, 2022: This Ohio Librarian Is Seeking to Defeat a Book Banner Where It Counts—at the Ballot Box: “My opponent is the primary sponsor of HB327,” Zappitello …

Aug 31, 2022: Sign “☮︎” the Times NASA aims for Artemis launch attempt on Saturday after reviewing rocket engine problem Sister killed her baby ‘cause she couldn’t afford to …

Aug 30, 2022: As Americans ditch Covid measures, pandemic worsens for the vulnerable | Coronavirus | The Guardian: In the last few months, Dr Jeannina Smith has …

Aug 28, 2022: If the gay discos aren’t having special Beyoncé themed nights that culminate with the playing of RENAISSANCE from start to finish to preserve that …

Aug 26, 2022: LastPass Security Incident We have determined that an unauthorized party gained access to portions of the LastPass development environment through a …

Aug 25, 2022: Michael had rotator cuff surgery today. It went very well-perfectly, according to the surgeon. This is his second time (other shoulder last time). …

Aug 25, 2022: How’s Bonsai? Mom texted to ask how Bonsai is doing. Here’s what I told her. Well, we have ok days and not so good days. More frequent accidents in the house. …

Aug 24, 2022: Prince & The Revolution poster

Aug 22, 2022: LPT: Whilst in a team meeting and someone mentions a Nintendo Wii, do not pipe up and cheerfully say, “I don’t have a Wii, but I did borrow a Wii from …

Aug 20, 2022: Also omfg I AM DYING 😂🤣☠️ Beyoncé sampled Maya Angelou for Alien Superstar

Aug 20, 2022: My husband’s still on Twitter and sometimes sends me things that are too good not to share. Case in point: Church Girl, don’t hurt nobody …

Aug 19, 2022: ‘State-sponsored purging of ideas’: Students are losing access to books - The Washington Post In one Virginia school district this fall, …

Aug 17, 2022: Ex-Microsoft VP of HR: Avoid HR If You’re Having Workplace Issues As the former Microsoft VP of HR I can assure you that HR is not your friend. …

Aug 16, 2022: Calling it the “Inflation Reduction Act”? Not exactly your boldest move. Show us your backbone! At least call it the “Monster Truck Rally Reduction …

Aug 15, 2022: Dear PowerPoint Gods and also Divine, please don’t let me get fired for doing this.

Aug 14, 2022: The Social Security Act’s Origins The people are what matter to government, and a government should aim to give all the people under its jurisdiction the best possible life. -Frances …

Aug 12, 2022: Re: New CDC COVID Guidance 🖕🏻 CDC loosens coronavirus guidance, signaling strategic shift - The Washington Post: The new recommendations signal that the Biden administration and …

Aug 10, 2022: A little game of cat and mousepad.

Aug 9, 2022: Return to Sender 📬 Not that anything we do anymore has any actual impact on anything whatsoever, but since politicians are bought and sold by corporations, maybe we …

Aug 9, 2022: Miss Jackson, If You’re Nasty! Nobody: … Beyoncé: RENAISSANCE Me: This is a poem. A compelling and captivating exploration of Blackness, materialism, and higher consciousness …

Aug 8, 2022: Neurodiversity at Work So we’re having a poster made for a program that one of my employees manages. On the table in the Teams chat: the color we should choose for the …

Aug 7, 2022: This is a test to see if either of these work. speak our minds (demo) by the innocence mission

Aug 7, 2022: Iron weed. I think. Michael always has to remind me.

Aug 7, 2022: Remember the song Bright as Yellow by The Innocence Mission? It was about their only hit in the 90s because it was on a movie soundtrack. Empire …

Aug 7, 2022: Michael said this was a good rose photo. 🌹

Aug 7, 2022: Here’s a rare sight: Lily Cat and Lucy Beagle having a Sunday morning nap together 💤 🐶 🐈

Aug 6, 2022: Bzzz! 🐝🌸

Aug 5, 2022: Did I mention that I got a new coffee mug?

Aug 5, 2022: I created an Apple shortcut (i.e., modified someone else’s) which allows me to tap an icon on my home screen that appends a shared note with a time …

Jul 28, 2022: Opinion: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s words on Christian nationalism are a wake-up call - CNN: Okay first of all MTG is crazy like 🦇 💩 but this? …

Jul 27, 2022: I wrote a thank you note to the commission director from yesterday’s training session, but she doesn’t have a physical address any more since going …

Jul 27, 2022: Your Mabel looks like my Maggie @joshd

Jul 26, 2022: Monarch butterflies have been declared endangered. What can we do to save them? : NPR Plant milkweed! 🦋

Jul 26, 2022: One of the reasons I’m becoming/I’ve become more of an anti-theist than an atheist. And it’s only going to get worse in this country, the land of the …

Jul 26, 2022: This afternoon I’m a guest at a staff retreat training three 1-hour segments: Practical PowerPoint 🗣, Better Business Writing 📄, and Give ‘em the …

Jul 24, 2022: 📺 Shari Lewis & Lamb Chop performance (youtube.com) Hilarious! And super talented.

Jul 22, 2022: Why are we botching the monkeypox response? Blame homophobia - Los Angeles Times Gay, bisexual and transgender communities fear a repeat of the …

Jul 22, 2022: Act Up veteran Peter Staley condemns US monkeypox response - The Guardian There’s just nobody acting like this is a fucking emergency. Well, crap. …

Jul 22, 2022: California’s LGBTQ community feeling ignored, angry, confused as monkeypox cases rise - Los Angeles Times Monkeypox, which is rarely deadly but …

Jul 22, 2022: I just took the best photo of my husband that I’ve ever taken. Seeing his laugh and how alive he is in this made me cry. I’m so thankful for him.

Jul 21, 2022: I keep seeing typos like this in professional writing. There’s a word or two missing here, right? My mind isn’t playing tricks on me, is it? Wearing …

Jul 17, 2022: Today is Bonsai’s 15th birthday! Happy birthday to my special Shiba! She had a hot dog for dinner and a bone-bone treat that she barely touched, but …

Jul 17, 2022: I’m giving a training in two weeks. I might’ve hidden a secret Matthew slide deck inside of the official corporate-y branded slide deck.

Jul 16, 2022: Being gay, in your 40s, and finding out you’re neurodiverse be like: 🧠🧐🤔😳😲😱🤯🦄

Jul 16, 2022: Here’s a test. Let’s see if I configured this correctly to cross-post to Mastodon (where I have no idea what I’m doing at all) …

Jul 15, 2022: Child-Rape Case Shines a Harsh Light on Ohio’s Draconian Abortion Restrictions | Vanity Fair “We have to let the court process play out, I think the …

Jul 13, 2022: Donald Trump Should Never Be Allowed Within 1,000 Feet of the White House Again: A Pocket Guide | Vanity Fair: The equation goes: (Plot to Steal a …

Jul 13, 2022: Editorial: It’s time to declare a public health emergency for abortion - Los Angeles Times A declaration of emergency would allow the use of …

Jul 13, 2022: The Catholic Church gave over $750,000 to anti-abortion campaign in Kansas Catholic Church spending big on anti-abortion constitutional amendment in Kansas: Churches are normally prohibited from engaging in political …

Jul 10, 2022: Send good vibes. Michael’s mom needs all of the good vibes very much right now. ❤️‍🩹

Jul 10, 2022: ⚖️👨🏼‍⚖️🥩🪧=😂🤣☠️ New Headline: Go Chew Yourself, Kavanaugh OR Let Me Eat Steak OR Lousy Lying Justice Seasons Steaks with Seasoner, Denies Knowing ‘er. This is very …

Jul 9, 2022: Sunflower 🌻

Jul 9, 2022: Part of me feels like there should be more current Madonna parodies, and part of me feels like Madonna is the current Madonna parody. 📺 Medusa: Dare …

Jul 9, 2022: We need a new Constitutional amendment.

Jul 9, 2022: Hope Hope. What are you hopeful for? Where do you seek hope? For me, I find hope in music. Here’s a good example of a piece of music that overwhelmed …

Jul 8, 2022: Now Playing:

Jul 6, 2022: Even my librarymatthew.com domain name feels kinda pointless to have now. I’m not really library Matthew these days. I’m kinda …

Jul 6, 2022: I think I’m going to actually let go of having a website. I’m not much of a content publisher, certainly not on a regular basis. All my …

Jul 6, 2022: What the Founding Fathers Wanted We Don’t Have To Respect Dumb: But the next time someone has the audacity to tell you, “this is what the Founders meant, what they wanted,” you …

Jul 5, 2022: Work vs Home Web Presence: How do you handle yours? So my website is now defunct. No real traffic to speak of, but I thought it was an ok place to house a portfolio of some of my work. I’m thinking …

Jul 5, 2022: Ohio Governor’s Week in Review Newsletter-Exclusive Draft Copy (A Satire) I obtained a draft copy of the Ohio Governor’s “Week in Review” e-newsletter. There was one section that really stood out …

Jul 5, 2022: Turdbucket | Opinion SCOTUS Deals a Blow to the Unaccountable, Unelected Administrative State | Opinion: But constitutional and democratic principles don’t seem to …

Jul 4, 2022: Lily loves her head scratches

Jul 4, 2022: Michael got a dress form and left it on our porch. I took this picture of it. That is all.

Jul 3, 2022: Tomorrow I’m seeing an old friend from high school. I get to meet his family and he, mine. The last time I remember hearing what he was doing, he was …

Jul 2, 2022: I love this: In our songwriting workshops we talk about the fact that the ancient Greeks believed music was the opposite of astronomy. Astronomy was …

Jul 2, 2022: Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony Is a Withering Indictment of the Entire GOP - The Atlantic: The events of January 6 were, in their own twisted …

Jul 1, 2022: A Hard Right Turn - by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner: Its path was paved by Mitch McConnell’s Machiavellian exploitation of the deaths of two …

Jul 1, 2022: Texas educators propose referring to slavery as “involuntary relocation” | The Texas Tribune: In this case, the group proposing these second grade …

Jun 30, 2022: Shaken - by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner - Steady: For now, however, we must remember how close we came to never learning the full story. If the …

Jun 29, 2022: I’m trying so hard not to rage tweet on here about politics. I did that for four years on Twitter and about lost my mind, along with most of my faith …

Jun 29, 2022: Micro.blog Posting Bookmarklet Source: Micro.blog Posting Bookmarklet – Colin Devroe

Jun 29, 2022: I’m sick of democrat politicians asking us, “What can we do?” No. What can YOU do? We’ve given you ideas. We’ve given you hope. We’ve given you money. …

Jun 28, 2022: Popular Information is donating 50% of all revenue from new subscriptions to the largest nationwide, independent, nonprofit abortion fund assisting …

Jun 27, 2022: Sounds about white: GOP lawmaker calls Roe ruling victory for white life as Trump rally cheers

Jun 27, 2022: Sounds about white: Supreme Court backs praying coach Joseph Kennedy who knelt on the 50-yard line after games So it’s ok to kneel at the sportsball …

Jun 26, 2022: One of my favorite Sinéad O’Connor songs 🎶

Jun 24, 2022: Live updates: The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade | NPR: “The Court has corrected a terrible legal and moral error, like when Brown v. Board …

Jun 24, 2022: My Thoughts on Overturning Roe v Wade The Supreme Court makes me embarrassed and sad to be an American. I’m so sorry for this country. It’s not democratic. It's not progressive. It …

Jun 24, 2022: This post on LinkedIn by Jenni Hill is it. Working dads who don’t acknowledge their stay-at-home spouses as having contributed to their success = 👎🏼. …

Jun 23, 2022: I really don’t think Mitch McConnell gets enough credit for ruining America.

Jun 22, 2022: January 6 Hearings: Republicans Will Do It Again: The mob attack on Congress a year and a half ago was merely the most grotesque manifestation of …

Jun 20, 2022: Stumbled onto some Beach Boys while browsing Apple Music. I’d gotten my dad a vinyl copy of “The Smile Sessions” for Christmas a few years ago. The …

Jun 16, 2022: These 25 rainbow-flag waving companies donated $13 million to anti-gay politicians since 2021: Despite donating millions to anti-LGBTQ politicians, …

Jun 16, 2022: Pride month brand fails show need for action over rainbows: In the year 2022, a rainbow isn’t going to cut it. This is a year where there are up to …

Jun 13, 2022: Ohio’s new ‘Constitutional Carry’ law: What you need to know - WFMJ.com: A new law known as “Constitutional Carry” went into effect …

Jun 13, 2022: June 12, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson: It seems likely the Democrats want the deal to establish the principle of federal regulation of guns, and …

Jun 12, 2022: Texas Pastor Calls for Gay People to Be Shot in the Head: “Every single homosexual in our country should be charged with a crime, the abomination of …

Jun 12, 2022: Judy Garland at 100: What to watch and listen to : NPR: This is top-tier Garland, a performance steeped in pathos and vulnerability that will shake …

Jun 12, 2022: On the right’s desire for anti-trans population control: “It has consumed them.” June 10, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson: But a Twitter thread by New York Times reporter Ben Collins today made it clear that the right wing in …

Jun 11, 2022: June 9, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson: All Americans should remember, they reminded us, that on the morning of January 6, Donald Trump intended to …

Jun 10, 2022: California Poppies from Michael’s garden. See the face? 😮

Jun 10, 2022: Poor Bonsai’s heart murmur is progressing, and so is her arthritis. Here’s a photo of her at her best-and probably how I’ll always remember her. …

Jun 10, 2022: This is one of my favorite photos. We’d just told our how-we-met story at an love-themed open mic storytelling night called Speakeasy. It was …

Jun 10, 2022: I just explained phat pants to Michael and he was mortified. “Those are awful! How did you ever walk in those?!” Ah, the 90s. I do miss me some good …

Jun 9, 2022: The Music That Made Cyndi Lauper | Pitchfork: I opened up my closet, everybody wore my sunglasses–then I came down with pink eye, so maybe that …

Jun 8, 2022: Pride, Black History Month book displays among those no longer allowed at Lafayette public libraries | News | theadvocate.com: Book displays …

Jun 7, 2022: Do you think we’re headed for war? Russia. North Korea. This can’t all be leading anywhere good. But I have no alternative to propose. Except that …

Jun 4, 2022: So that shortcut that I modified (I literally changed 2 steps so it wasn’t no big thing) also shares the generated image to the iOS share sheet, which …

Jun 4, 2022: Hm. So I figured out how to modify a fancy “now playing” shortcut to upload a fancy “now playing” photo to micro.blog, but did not figure out how to …

Jun 4, 2022: Your Tim Hortons Coffee App Knew Where You Were at All Times | WIRED: “It generated an ‘event’ every time users entered or left a …

Jun 1, 2022: Frustrated Love Words “Frustrated love words.” Doesn’t that sound like a poem? Or the name of a book of poems? Or a line from a song? “Frustrated love words.” Husband said …

Jun 1, 2022: The Case for a Student Strike Over Gun Control - The Atlantic: The children and parents of our country need to take the summer to organize locally, …

May 31, 2022: The first day of my intended-to-be-a-vacation-week week and I’m loving the view from the front porch as I’m eating my cereal. …I really, really need …

May 31, 2022: endurance 📸 He doesn’t like this photo. I think it’s fantastic, and a testament to his continued endurance and hard work and humanity since the …

May 30, 2022: On Women's Rights The decision whether or not to bear a child is central to a woman’s life, to her well-being and dignity. It is a decision she must make for …

May 30, 2022: Peonies picked from Michael’s garden. He put them in a beautiful red glass vase and the colors look so nice together. They’re wonderfully fragrant, …

May 30, 2022: fish 📸 here’s a photo of some fish that I took in 2010 that I don’t remember taking. Sigh. I’m so bummed that I forgot yesterday’s submission. I know …

May 30, 2022: stripes 📸 Dammit! I forgot to submit a photo yesterday because I wasn’t sure if this photo of Maggie would count since it doesn’t really focus on her …

May 29, 2022: Her name was Michelle Snow and she was almost 8 (via reddit.com)

May 28, 2022: fair 📸 In the before times, Michael and I went to the state fair. He doesn’t like heights but he braved the sky ride with me. One-way. Wouldn’t go …

May 27, 2022: written 📸 Michael and I first met at a breakfast diner. After some flirting, he gave me this - a guest check on which he’d written his phone number. …

May 26, 2022: Here’s a good idea from @kimberlyhirsh : a template to help you with the letter you’re going to write to your congresspeople about guns in America. …

May 26, 2022: schedule 📸 Ok I know a screenshot is cheating a little, but hey. Here’s my schedule for next week. Vacation days, baby! I haven’t taken an intentional …

May 26, 2022: 5 facts about guns in America - by Judd Legum: The exemption means that the CPSC can regulate toy guns but not actual guns. The agency can mandate a …

May 25, 2022: mountain 📸 I used to sing in a Big Gay Chorus. One year we went to a big conference in a big city on a big mountain with a bunch of other big gay …

May 25, 2022: My thoughts on guns in America I haven’t written this in a while, but it seems appropriate this morning. Fuck guns. Fuck the NRA. Fuck the 2nd Amendment. Am I allowed to say “fuck” …

May 24, 2022: intricate 📸 all credit goes to Michael for sharing this intricate doily with me so I could do today’s challenge. He got it from an estate sale. I laid …

May 24, 2022: 🧶 Funny. I don’t remember linking up this RSS feed to my Ravelry.com profile. Maybe it happened automatically. That’d be a little scary. But not a lot …

May 23, 2022: plain 📸 I work for a conservative state agency in a conservative state with a conservative governor and a conservative government and this is my plain …

May 23, 2022: Major cinema chain brings the Big Lie to theaters nationwide: Cinemark did not respond to a request for comment. But Cinemark’s founder and …

May 22, 2022: Almost submitted for today’s photo challenge but I wasn’t sure if rope would count.

May 22, 2022: textile 📸 One of the many reasons I love Michael is his ability to transform our house into a home with things and techniques I simply wouldn’t think …

May 21, 2022: My first concert 🎵 was Tori Amos (1994). She’s playing in town tonight and I have a ticket. I’d love to be able to say “My first post-pandemic concert …

May 21, 2022: symmetry 📸 When their stray cat mother had a litter of kittens in our backyard, Lily & Madeleine (Pete) were the only two survivors. We weren’t …

May 20, 2022: beverage 📸 the remnants of a beverage I ordered from Starbucks this morning. Yes, I know they’re evil. They didn’t even include a straw with my …

May 19, 2022: indulgence 📸 The sticky, sweet indulgence of Krispy Kreme doughnuts 🍩

May 18, 2022: Photos that didn’t make yesterday’s photo challenge. I really like the one with the lens flare.

May 18, 2022: random 📸 A coworker just popped into my cube, greeted me, and said he had a random question. I almost snapped his photo. Instead, I took a photo of …

May 17, 2022: hold 📸 This sculptured green arm and hand hold out a light bulb over Pearl Alley where Pearl Market, the downtown farmers market, takes place on …

May 17, 2022: Liz Cheney says House GOP leaders have ‘enabled’ white supremacy, antisemitism: “The House GOP leadership has enabled white …

May 16, 2022: time 📸 I need a new battery for my watch. Right now it doesn’t tell time so it’ll go back in the sock drawer for a little while longer.

May 15, 2022: I’m not sure I could ever pick one song as the best song of the 1980s, but Sowing the Seeds of Love by Tears for Fears would be right up there.

May 15, 2022: clouds 📸 Yesterday I took a pic of the house but I was facing the sun and it wasn’t turning out well. I almost deleted it then wondered what it’d look …

May 14, 2022: But, also, why aren’t we all suing politicians who vote down climate change bills? Wildfires, floods, tornadoes. NPR reported it’s so hot in India, …

May 14, 2022: fence 📸 This guy hangs on our fence all year long. At first I thought he was kinda spooky, but he’s grown on me.

May 14, 2022: Conservative parents take aim at library apps meant to expand access to books www.nbcnews.com Your intellectual freedom, what’s left of it anyway, is …

May 13, 2022: community 📸 Cheating a little because I didn’t take this picture, Evan did. We were at an American Library Association conference in San Francisco in …

May 12, 2022: This was almost my photo challenge submission for today, but I decided to go with Prince lyrics instead. Still, doesn’t this look tranquil and …

May 12, 2022: tranquility 📸 Prince’s Batman Soundtrack has a duet with Sheena Easton called The Arms of Orion. It has a lyric about searching for a lover in the Sea …

May 12, 2022: Have you heard of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library? It’s her program that gives away a book a month to kids ages 0-5. See if you’re eligible …

May 11, 2022: maroon 📸 Almost forgot. I couldn’t think of anything very creative for today’s maroon theme, so here’s a boring picture of a boring tie in my boring …

May 11, 2022: American Library Association Poster

May 10, 2022: pot 📸 Since passing the first year of his transplant anniversary, husband is allowed to have potted plants again as long as he doesn’t go too crazy. …

May 10, 2022: Ron DeSantis' math textbook hoax - by Judd Legum: There was one problem with DeSantis' claim: It was completely and unequivocally false. No reviewer …

May 9, 2022: Bonsai wouldn’t eat her food or her meds tonight. I cried a little. I’m not good at this. I just hate that it hurts so much. I hate that she’s not …

May 9, 2022: bloom 📸 common name bridal veil; botanical name: spirea vanhouttii (thank you Michael) in bloom at the parklet across the street from the Catholic …

May 9, 2022: “I think it’s just important that people realize we are still in a pandemic.” Here’s what the White House' grim coronavirus warning means for you | CNN Politics: At the same time, I think it’s just important that people …

May 8, 2022: Photos crashes when I try to share certain photos So lately, ever since I started downloading Shortcuts on my iPhone, trying to share certain pictures crashes the photos app. It’s not completely …

May 8, 2022: A recent photo from Michael’s garden. I like this one. I played a little bit with it-bumped up the saturation and darkened it. I don’t really know …

May 8, 2022: These didn’t make the photo challenge but I still like them. The theme today was “union”.

May 8, 2022: union 📸 Michael and I just had our 6 year anniversary. When I think of union I think of us being married. These are our engagement/marriage rings, …

May 7, 2022: Should performance venues honor prior COVID-19 precaution related promises or just go back to normal for-profit mentality? Most of Broadway Ends Vaccine Checks as Cases Rise in New York - The New York Times: “Our patrons have purchased tickets, and in the case of …

May 7, 2022: park 📸 Here’s a photo of Bonsai in better times at a state park in Ohio. Good vibes for Bonsai are appreciated. Her arthritis and heart murmur are …

May 6, 2022: silhouette 📸 This is one of my favorite photos of Michael. It’s more of a somewhat silhouette than an actual silhouette and he’ll probably hate that I …

May 5, 2022: Earth 📸 Meshell Ndegeocello Earth Compact Disc Maxi Single (2002) 💿 🎵 Original version available on the Maverick album Cookie: The Anthropological …

May 4, 2022: Dan Rather Nails It Again Cruel Intemperance - by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner: Most news accounts also noted that the leak is “unprecedented.” If we want to talk about …

May 4, 2022: Anyone interested in promoting abortion in Ohio should donate to @WHOohio @PretermCLE and @aggiefund! WHO-O: womenhaveoptions.nationbuilder.com/donate …

May 4, 2022: Mandatory Fun Today we have a mandatory in-person all-staff and employee recognition meeting. 160 of us, give or take a few, in an enclosed space breathing the same …

May 4, 2022: thorny 📸 A rose thorn in Michael’s garden 🌹 for today’s photo challenge: thorny.

May 3, 2022: experimental 📸 Experiment IV [Extended Mix] [2018 Remaster] 🎵 Kate Bush playing with Apple Music visualizer. (Today’s photo challenge: experimental)

May 2, 2022: photo 📸 Today’s photo challenge theme is meta. I mean, er, photo. And here’s my submission. It’s a photo of me taking a photo for the theme photo.

May 1, 2022: Didn’t realize Kim Deal played on Tanya Donelly’s Star demos, or that those demos were originally intended to be a Breeders album. I’d love to hear …

May 1, 2022: switch 📸 I’ve never done a photo challenge before. Think I can make it through the entire month? Today’s theme: switch

May 1, 2022: A few weekday morning photos from the Ohio Statehouse’s north lawn, facing east

May 1, 2022: 4 Photos from Michael’s Garden

May 1, 2022: The Coups Cult Conservatives [There’s Nothing “Conservative” About a Coup](https://steady.substack.com/p/theres-nothing-conservative-about?s=r …

Apr 29, 2022: An Idea Worth Spreading I’m thinking about breaking up with TED.com. Their mission of “ideas worth spreading” has a caveat lately that comes with a price tag. I don’t want to …

Apr 28, 2022: They’ll come for your books before they ever come for your guns Today, state legislators are introducing — and in some cases passing — educational gag orders to censor teachers, proposals to track and monitor …

Apr 27, 2022: I’m just saying if you can afford to take a rocket ship to space, your ass doesn’t belong anywhere on earth. 🚀 🌍 💰 👎🏼

Apr 24, 2022: Kate Bush | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Bush burst open doors for women artists to experiment more radically with their music, image, and …

Apr 22, 2022: *Linda Belcher Psychic Sound* I swear I’m becoming a musical psychic. It’s weird, you guys. Not long ago I was at the dentist and they had an 80s radio station on. For some reason …

Apr 17, 2022: It’s Easter morning. I’m still in bed on the computer listening to music. I just put on Horses by Patti Smith. I did not put on Easter by Patti Smith …

Apr 11, 2022: Someone said that social media is a lot like cocaine in the seventies. When it first arrived on the scene, a lot of people thought, Wow, this is …

Apr 7, 2022: They blocked us from using GIFs in MS Teams at work. I feel like someone took away my favorite red stapler. I also have never been so unhappy at work …

Apr 3, 2022: Pinwheel Planting Ceremony at OSU Honoring Transplant Patients Here are some photos from the pinwheel planting ceremony we went to today. Each pinwheel represents a successful transplant at OSU Hospital. The …

Apr 3, 2022: Snapped this while I was on a quick walk in the Short North earlier this week. It’s the sidewalk outside of Stonewall Columbus, our local LGBTQ …

Mar 30, 2022: From Columbus with Love There were a few low moments for me while the pandemic was at its peak. Hell, there were a few low moments for me this morning, but I won’t get into …

Mar 29, 2022: Tête-à-tête in front of daffodils 🌸

Mar 29, 2022: Lily laying sideways 🐈

Mar 29, 2022: Stopped and got out of the car to snap this one.

Mar 27, 2022: New record player. Testing it out with the first record that caught my eye. So far, sounds good. I know Whoopi’s fallen out of favor lately (by …

Mar 26, 2022: I’m wearing a zip up sweater. Just bought a bag of Werther’s Original Caramel Hard Candies. Going to the vinyl record store to buy a new record …

Mar 21, 2022: Today is my friend-anniversary with my pal AJ. I’ll try to find something I’ve written about him to post here soon. Haven’t seen him since before the …

Mar 19, 2022: “Is this shade? I hope so,” someone said to Dan Rather on Twitter. “Alas, it was not shade,” he confirmed in his newsletter. Alas, it was not shade. …

Mar 17, 2022: Fox News Hosts Entertained Putin-Friendly Talking Points. Then Their Colleagues Were Killed in Ukraine. | Vanity Fair: Jesse Watters used his Tuesday …

Mar 15, 2022: First signs of life from Michael’s 2022 garden. I like the little irises. And the hyacinths are going to smell so good! Can’t wait for full bloom. 🌸

Mar 15, 2022: The Inside Inside Edition Edition At the hospital for a fairly routine post-transplant procedure for Michael (i.e. nothing to worry about), and “Inside Edition” is on the TV in the …

Mar 14, 2022: Another old photo. I took this in the alley next to the high rise building where I work downtown. There’s always construction going on down there, it …

Mar 14, 2022: Our internet is down at work so I was browsing through some old photos on my phone. This is one that I took at a Columbus Pride parade many moons ago. …

Mar 14, 2022: Be gone! Before somebody drops a house on you, too! A Kansas teacher is suing school officials for requiring her to address students by their preferred names, saying the policy violates her religious …

Mar 9, 2022: Ditch AT&T, and don’t shop at WALMART because they donate big money to insurrectionist MAGA supporting politicians (after they had promised they’d …

Mar 6, 2022: 🎵 Now Playing: Ooh Child by Beth Orton. She sings “someday” like it may never come, and it just rips up my heart. …

Mar 5, 2022: Constitutional Carry Permitless carry legislation advances despite law enforcement opposition - CNN: The controversial “constitutional carry,” or permitless …

Feb 27, 2022: just curious why I only seem to have one category available to me to choose when posting, even though I’ve used multiple (perhaps too many) …

Feb 27, 2022: Ok, so I joined Mastodon but I really have no idea what I’m doing other than cross-posting from here to there (where it’s called a …

Feb 25, 2022: I haven’t read a single article about working from home that mentions the benefit of being able to break down and ugly cry as often as you need to. …

Feb 25, 2022: This song was really popular during my clubby drunken nights in my early 20s at the gay bars in Columbus. They’d play the video and I’d go nuts …

Feb 24, 2022: Here’s one of my favorite ear worms. It’s the only song I know by her, really. I must’ve gotten it on a sampler cd or playlist years ago. It’s called …

Feb 24, 2022: Queen Elizabeth Has COVID-19: Latest Updates | Time: The Queen’s positive COVID-19 test result came just a day before Prime Minister Boris Johsnon …

Feb 22, 2022: “Don’t Say Gay” bill advancing in Florida Florida representative proposes requiring schools to out LGBTQ kids to their parents — even if it puts them in danger: The school principal or his or …

Feb 22, 2022: 28 Days of Black History - Day 18: Strange Fruit The “28 Days of Black History” series has been fun, challenging, enlightening, and informative. This issue shares the harrowing story and …

Feb 21, 2022: Truly one of the loveliest songs I’ve heard in a very long time. 🎵 Brooklyn Bridge by Anaïs Mitchell on Apple Music

Feb 21, 2022: Masks? We don't need no stinkin' OH WAIT YES WE STILL DO Omicron BA.2 variant is spreading in U.S. and may soon pick up speed : Shots - Health News : NPR: Omicron is still infecting more than 100,000 people …

Feb 21, 2022: I swear wars would end if people were just allowed to wake up every day when their bodies naturally want to.

Feb 20, 2022: 🎵 I pulled out a few old tour books last night to look at with Michael, including this, the first tour book I ever bought at the first concert I ever …

Feb 18, 2022: The hound and the fox 🐶

Feb 18, 2022: Ok this has to be one of the cutest pictures of Lily that I’ve ever taken. 🐱

Feb 16, 2022: This tracks.

Feb 16, 2022: I’m not really ready to say much more about this other than I’m taking a break from non-sobriety. I don’t know how long of a break. Two weeks? Two …

Feb 14, 2022: Precedent be Damned (Dan Rather) On the Court’s staying of a unanimous ruling by a three-judge district court panel which said that Alabama’s new congressional map violated the Voting …

Feb 13, 2022: Yesterday evening we ordered Indian takeout and had it delivered. It was the first time I’ve had curry 🍛 since the pandemic and it. Was. …

Feb 13, 2022: The Feather House by Anis Mojgani 🪶 In Oregon poet laureate Anis Mojgani’s work, he seeks to ‘delve into wonder’: 3 poems - oregonlive.com This is the poem our officiant, Heidi, read to …

Feb 13, 2022: Michael is in the midst of decor-ganizing so I thought his anniversary gift (iron) should come out a little early. It’s an engraving of the poem Heidi …

Feb 13, 2022: Michael’s getting ‘round to changing the mantle display he created for the holidays this year. (The red & white theme was a smart way to take us …

Feb 13, 2022: Bonsai and Lucy got their nails done today 💅 They’re loved wherever they go and one of the groomers came rushing out to put this flower on Bonsai 🌸 🐕

Feb 12, 2022: My little brother and his wife had their second daughter. Here’s a photo of her with Mom 🥰

Feb 11, 2022: Happy Valentine’s Day from my husband Michael 🥰

Feb 8, 2022: Looks like someone got the memo One of my team members was running a little late today, for like the first time ever, so I might’ve razzed her a little bit while mostly airing some …

Feb 6, 2022: Think this shortcut could be modified to share to Micro.blog instead of Twitter? Now Playing (Routinehub) #NowPlaying (iOS 14) Tweet currently playing …

Feb 6, 2022: Baltimore This is considered like the holy grail of Tori Amos collectibles. It’s a 45 she recorded as a teen (before she was “Tori”). 🎵 The asking price doesn’t …

Feb 6, 2022: Ocean to Ocean to Ohio Tori Amos: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert : NPR: Her renditions of the title track and “29 Years” are magnetic, but what really makes this set …

Feb 6, 2022: The Guy Sure Looks Like Plant Food to Me I’ve been listening to some really moving, beautiful music this morning. 🎵 But I need to stop weeping. I’m switching gears. Now Playing: Little …

Feb 1, 2022: How a new proposal to stop Trump from stealing the 2024 election could backfire How a new proposal to stop Trump from stealing the 2024 election could backfire: All of this has created renewed interest in amending the Electoral …

Feb 1, 2022: At the hospital with Michael for a semi-routine procedure. He had a double lung transplant a year ago and was experiencing some rejection recently, so …

Jan 30, 2022: A chair that's built for me I’m in the market for a new office chair. The one I have won’t stay raised and slowly lowers itself throughout the day. It’s super annoying. I decided …

Jan 30, 2022: Sweet tweet

Jan 30, 2022: Irony as big as a billboard. Wait. Is this irony? Or just an unfortunate coincidence? I always forget since that stupid song where she screams like a …

Jan 29, 2022: Voter suppression? More like …yeah, it’s voter suppression. GOP-Dominated Pennsylvania Court Declares Mail-In Voting Unconstitutional – Mother Jones: The ruling will be appealed, but it demonstrates the …

Jan 29, 2022: A “paws” in Lily’s busy day of napping and also napping.

Jan 29, 2022: Lucy, looking. 🐶

Jan 29, 2022: Sleepy Lucy Beagle needs her nails trimmed 🐕

Jan 29, 2022: Bone Dry Eve - Over the Rhine The first Over the Rhine song I ever heard was Should from their album Eve. My high school friend, Keith, put it on a mixtape for …

Jan 29, 2022: Productivity Dysmorphia & Me How to Overcome Productivity Dysmorphia | LifeHacker.com Finally, you aren’t defined by your accomplishments. Your accomplishments should be defined …

Jan 29, 2022: If you fall, I will catch you, I’ll be waiting… It’s about thyme that you met my husband ♥

Jan 25, 2022: Corruption, money, power, and Russia January 24, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson: In 2004, Yanukovych began to work with U.S. political consultant Paul Manafort, who was known for …

Jan 25, 2022: Diminished potency against Omicron? Sounds like a liberal plot. DeSantis slammed the FDA’s announcement in a statement Monday, saying the Biden administration “has forced trained medical professionals …

Jan 24, 2022: More cancel culture from the party that brought you cancel culture Florida state GOP lawmakers advance bill prohibiting schools from ‘encouraging’ talk of sexual orientation and gender identity in some classrooms - …

Jan 24, 2022: Quackers Biden caught on hot mic calling Fox reporter ‘a stupid son of a bitch’ - CNNPolitics: President Joe Biden was heard calling a reporter from the Fox …

Jan 24, 2022: NPR segue songs Carmella (Four Tet Remix) by Beth Orton on Apple Music I love it when I recognize NPR story segue music because it’s already in my collection. 🎵💿🤓

Jan 24, 2022: Moral & intellectual decay Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invokes Nazi Germany in offensive anti-vaccine speech - CNNPolitics: “Exploiting of the tragedy of people who suffered, …

Jan 21, 2022: BOOM 💥 For Conservatives, When it Comes to Civility, The Mask Is Off | HuffPost null: Today’s conservatives don’t even know how to wear gloves or pearls, …

Jan 20, 2022: Literally canceling culture The Handmaid’s Tale: Award-winning books banned as culture wars enter the US classroom | World | The Times: Books that tackle issues such as race and …

Jan 20, 2022: If angels walk among us, certainly Dolly Parton is one. Also, Jeni’s ice creams are the only ice creams served in heaven. Also, I want this ice cream.

Jan 20, 2022: apple.news Stop Using Safari Immediately (at Least for Now) - lifehacker Yikes. And no real replacement option for iOS.

Jan 19, 2022: I take it back. THIS is one of the funniest things I’ve watched in a long time. Our Second Civil War | Opinion: The victory, and immediate action, of Glenn Youngkin as governor of Virginia are bringing hope to many. It feels like …

Jan 19, 2022: ALEXA, WHY IS IT SO COLD IN HERE? Amazon Echo - SNL - YouTube Seriously one of the funniest things I’ve watched in a long time.

Jan 19, 2022: Cause and effect? Newsweek headline 1 (cause): Ron DeSantis pushes Florida bill to protect white people from “guilt” about racist past Newsweek headline 2 …

Jan 19, 2022: Who’s the snowflake now? ❄️ 🐘 Ron DeSantis Pushes Florida Bill to Protect White People From ‘Guilt’ About Racist Past: It also prohibits making people “feel …

Jan 18, 2022: A basket of deplorables® Analysis: A grave week for civil rights, democracy and a presidency - CNNPolitics: Taken together, the measures would allow all Americans the right …

Jan 18, 2022: Shortcuts from Six Colors Sharing all my shortcuts – Six Colors A random smattering of Siri Shortcuts from Six Colors, most of which I have no idea what they do but am hoping …

Jan 17, 2022: ¿Which side are you on? Why celebration of MLK Day without legislation defangs the civil rights leader’s legacy - CNNPolitics: (Notably, Manchin and Sinema’s …

Jan 17, 2022: “A group of millennials is called a debt” -Rena Hundert (@RENAHUNDERT) 😂🤣☠️

Jan 15, 2022: By Any Rational Measure Top Ohio court strikes down state’s gerrymandered congressional map - POLITICO: “When the dealer stacks the deck in advance, the house …

Jan 15, 2022: Eight Years or Longer Most people with alcohol and drug addiction survive : NPR It typically takes eight years or longer to achieve long-term remission even with high …

Jan 15, 2022: Q: How to prevent 6,500 lives from being lost, 250,000 hospitalizations? A: Don’t. It’s almost like some conservative justices don’t care about people as much as they care about “states’ rights.” Or Benghazi or whatever. “The …

Jan 15, 2022: Tori Amos: Mixtape Memoir Still one of my favorite musicians of all time, although I’m not a huge fan of her later work and basically stopped collecting. My friend Andy shared …

Jan 14, 2022: “Republicans are more ruthless than Democrats” Analysis: Joe Biden and Democrats run up against relentless conservative power - CNNPolitics: Certain they will capture the House at least in …

Jan 14, 2022: Now Playing I miss Q-Sound 🎵 The Promise Of A New Day by Paula Abdul. www.shazam.com/track/524…

Jan 14, 2022: Miss Maggie in the Morning 🐈 Good kitty.

Jan 13, 2022: Pro-Life except if you work for a company with 100+ employees apple.news Supreme Court blocks Biden’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large private companies - NPR The decision to invalidate the regulation …

Jan 13, 2022: Happiness Pie apple.news Quebec’s ‘unvaxxed tax’ has people rushing to get vaccinated - NPR In the province, roughly 90% of its eligible …

Jan 13, 2022: ALEXA, TELL ME EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE OKAY. ALEXA, LIE TO ME. apple.news Amazon’s Dark Secret: It Has Failed to Protect Your Data - WIRED TL;DR People trust Amazon more than any other entity except the military …

Jan 11, 2022: Voter Rights King family: ‘Difficult decision’ to attend Biden’s voting rights speech - POLITICO: “We’re beyond speeches. We’re beyond events,” Black Voters …

Jan 11, 2022: apple.news ‘Jeopardy!’ champion Amy Schneider shares what her winning streak means - NPR

Jan 10, 2022: A primer: How to Clean Your Vinyl Records – Review Geek Do you still have tangible media? Or have you gone fully digital?

Jan 9, 2022: I promised myself… I’m promised myself I wasn’t going to be one of those people who go on about deleting their social media accounts. But did I tell you I deleted my …

Jan 9, 2022: iTE releases MacMoji and other awesome Siri Shortcuts iTE - MacMoji I love this shortcut for Mac and iOS - easy (albeit pretend) way to get the latest MacBook Pro model. 💻 More Siri Shortcuts by iTE

Jan 8, 2022: Garfield Minus Garfield I LOVED Garfield comic books as a kid and would check out stacks of them from the little kiosk library in the mall every time we’d visit. As a much …

Jan 8, 2022: The Sultan of Systems Jim Bruner: Columbus CEO Future 50 Congratulations to my friend, Jim! Y’know, the Ohio library community really oughta listen to me when I nominate …

Jan 8, 2022: A most excellent moment in America’s history To Thee We Sing… - Steady This is a most excellent story and moment. It was supposed to make me smile, but really it made me cry. I’m tempted …

Jan 8, 2022: iOS How to Stop the In-App Review Annoyance How to Stop the In-App Review Annoyance - The Mac Observer Go to Settings > App Store. Scroll down until you see In-App Ratings & Reviews, and …

Jan 8, 2022: More macro Maggie 🐈

Jan 8, 2022: Macro Maggie 🐈

Jan 8, 2022: Freedom. You’re doing it wrong. apple.news I’m An ICU Doctor In Rural Ohio. This Is The Horror I Face Every Day Due To COVID-19. - HuffPost Our country had traditionally …

Jan 8, 2022: "We saw a terrorist attack on the United States Capitol." -Ted Cruz, like literally 17 times apple.news ‘Sloppy’ wording this week? Ted Cruz actually called the Capitol assault a terrorist attack at least 17 previous times - CNN …

Jan 8, 2022: Ladies and gentlemen, a portrait of Pete the Cat (she/her/hers) 🐈

Jan 8, 2022: Bonsai and Lucy 🐕

Jan 8, 2022: A rare sighting of 4/5 pets together. Bonsai is, of course, aloof and out of frame. 🐈🐕

Jan 7, 2022: AMA Knows What’s Up American Medical Association Latest To Oppose CDC’s Shorter Covid Isolation Guidelines www.forbes.com/sites/bru…

Jan 6, 2022: Pre-COVID Era Selfie This old selfie is staring me down 🤳 👀

Jan 6, 2022: The war on library books The war on library books - Popular Information: In the coming months, you will hear a lot from right-wing politicians about the need to …

Jan 5, 2022: I thought it was Skinny & Sweet It just occurred to me that 9 to 5 may have very well been the first movie about “remote” work. 🍿

Jan 4, 2022: 2 million cases, 7 million vaccinations as infections increase (Ohio) Omicron variant pushes Ohio past two major COVID-19 milestones | NBC4 WCMH-TV: Going from 1.9 million to 2 million took Ohio just seven days, the …

Jan 4, 2022: Corporations see biggest profits since the 1950s Hmm… 🧐

Jan 4, 2022: Presentation Resources 11 Unsplash Alternatives to “Free Stock Photos” I See No One Using

Jan 4, 2022: The January 6 corporate accountability index The January 6 corporate accountability index: After January 6, these companies specifically pledged to cut off support for the 147 Republicans who …

Jan 4, 2022: Mr. President I really hope the President calls for a moment of silence on January 6th, or orders flags lowered, or signs some significant bill into law.

Jan 3, 2022: Now Hiring Social Workers? Libraries 📚 When the answers are not in books, some libraries hire social workers to help : Shots - Health News : NPR: For years, libraries have been a place …

Jan 3, 2022: French Kissin’ in the U.S.A. 🎵 music.apple.com Obviously I broke down and subscribed to Apple Music. Free for 6 mos. so we’ll see how I like it. This was one of the first …

Jan 2, 2022: PM Dawn Forgot how much I liked the TV show “Samantha Who?” It’s streaming on Hulu now. I wonder what Christina Applegate has been up to lately. 📺

Jan 1, 2022: Really? You mean there wasn’t a single SNL skit in those four years that parodied The Humpty Dance into The Trumpty Dance? That feels like a real missed …

Jan 1, 2022: They followed me home. Can I keep ‘em? Little tiny tweets. Big liberal happy.

Jan 1, 2022: Bonsai This is our beautiful girl, Bonsai. She’s 13 (but doesn’t look a day over 7). She hasn’t been herself lately. Won’t eat. Refusing her heart medication …

Dec 31, 2021: RIP Betty White 📺 apple.news Betty White, working actress into her 90s, dies just shy of her 100th birthday - Reuters Well ain’t that a pisser.

Dec 31, 2021: American Journal of Public Health statistic Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post: Chances of a woman classified as obese achieving a “normal” weight: 0.8% Stop fat …

Dec 31, 2021: Blog This Shortcut for iOS or macOS Blog This Shortcut for iOS or macOS – Eclecticism: Selecting some text on a webpage and then using the Share Sheet on iOS or the Services menu on …

Dec 31, 2021: COVID-19 Visit Risk Calculator My COVID–19 Visit Risk Calculator (2021 - 2022): HOW SAFE WILL VISITING OR GATHERING WITH OTHERS BE DURING THE COVID–19 PANDEMIC?

Dec 31, 2021: "There is no federal solution. This gets solved at a state level.” Biden shrugs, says, “I donno it’s up to y’all really,” throws up hands, walks away silently mouthing “call me” to Vice President. [www.cnbc.com](Biden …

Dec 30, 2021: Analysis: Biden administration signals pandemic strategy shift in the face of Omicron - CNN Politics It’s fair to ask whether the Biden administration is beginning to prioritize economics over science, just as Democrats once blasted Trump for …

Dec 29, 2021: Quandary File as: Huey Lewis & The News OR Lewis, Huey & The News OR Lewis, Huey & News, the

Dec 29, 2021: Punkpost Rocks You’ve gotta try it out-send a card to someone you love or haven’t seen in a while. It’s worth every penny, I promise. Punkpost iPhone app: …

Dec 29, 2021: The CDC slashes estimates of omicron's prevalence in the U.S. NPR via Apple News CDC: “I think we, as a society, need to trust people to follow all of the components of this…” People:

Dec 28, 2021: Last Bronchoscopy Me and Michael arriving for his last bronchoscopy appointment this morning.

Dec 28, 2021: Why Undamned? 🎵 Undamned is the name of a duet between Lucinda Williams and my favorite band, Over the Rhine. It’s on my favorite record of theirs, The Long …

Dec 27, 2021: Hello, world.