Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn

Lemonade is Important

And because it is important, you should know that my note that Whole Foods has the wonderful lemon juice in giant bottles is wrong. It is in fact the Co-Op that has that, so if you go to Whole Foods you will be as without lemonade as I am (sadly, very).

Also grumbly that I left my laptop's power cord at work.

It is times like this that I wish I had a car, to correct power and juice problems.

The one upside of the recent political death is that at least we're not hearing about Michael Jackson anymore.

Twitter encourages a certain style of corrispondence - exuberant, quirky, words slightly off-kilter so as to move mental dust around. Slightly stilted.

  • "Dancing here is like a mirror meeting a disco ball"
  • "Splendid tea marred only by the glare of hobos outside"
  • "Zombies in fact make poor waiters. I am too polite to complain unless they attack."
  • "Laughter may be good medicine, but it did not cure my gardeners of apparent lepersy"
  • "Emerging fashions are terrifyingly inspired for Twisted Sister. Help!"
Those are random examples from my head, although it occurs that Scary Go Round takes this to be a high art. I would love to have a word for this style of discourse - it is broader than twitter. Perhaps 「Modern Wilderism」, or 「Twilderism」. The latter is less clear, but it suggests a wonderful term for those embarking into mental spaces where this is common - the 「Twilderness」. HO HO HO

Té Café has good internet but terrible DNS. Firefox setting "network.proxy.socks_remote_dns" joined with "ssh -D 8080 -Nf HOSTNAME" is my hero. It would be cute were there a way to tell firefox to use socks only for DNS.

Feeling pretty blah, aimless, and overwhelmed by problems.
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Random invitations to drive me to CMU and/or the Co-op would be likely accepted.


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