I made up a new song!
(to the tune of “Chloe in the Afternoon”) COFFEE IN THE AFTERNOOOOOOOOON coffee in the afternoon coffee in the afternoon
other work thoughts...
Spreadsheets with lots of text make a different squealing sound* than spreadsheets with little text. *I wish I knew what this was called—the very, very faint high-pitched electronics sound that only some people can hear. Surely there’s a word for this.
We are going to drive out of the nose of Iowa.
three more days of work
oldtobegin: then TEN DAYS OFF! 13 days off (state job at a university, adding a couple on the end from my vacation bank) i.fucking.need.this.
I grew up in East Texas, fairly close to Oklahoma, but I’ve NEVER BEEN THERE and it’s become this stupid thing that I need to check off my list, and I am excited, even though I know it’s just Oklahoma. I also changed our route a bit so we can go through Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri, just so I can add more states to my map, even though it adds an hour.
Baton Rouge—The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is warning...– Department of Health & Hospitals | State of Louisiana
I don’t know what your normal coping strategies are, but here are a few...– (1) Too busy to feel this shitty? - depression | Ask MetaFilter saving for later.
Wordnik: All the Words →
kevinnuut, searching phrase “cumulonasty” only turned up my favorite word list on a forgotten word social media site from 2003. also note “charged particles” (and my terrible yet tenacious username from years ago) CHAAAAAAHHHHHGED PAAAAAHTICLES
mountains of coffee
A few months ago, I overheard an exchange in the hall between the managers. One of the managers asked how many scoops to use in the coffee machine, and the other manager (he’s from Greece and has an awesome accent) said, “four mountains”, and I thought it was the cutest thing ever, so I’ve been referring to measurements as mountains. I’ve been drinking coffee at work...
Mary Sue, what are you? or why the concept of Sue...
adventuresofcomicbookgirl: Looks like this essay was needed, so I went ahead and did it. Not sure I said everything I wanted to say, but I tried. So, there’s this girl. She’s tragically orphaned and richer than anyone on the planet. Every guy she meets falls in love with her, but in between torrid romances she rejects them all because she dedicated to what is Pure and Good. She has genius level...
Pieces of a mind: does anyone else consider... →
immlass: shadesofbrixton: angelnetgirl: itinerantvae: eyesofdoctoreckleburg: i mean i know everyone adores tennant and matt smith is like everyone’s favourite badger but god. eccleston was my first and will always be my doctor. Oh HELL yes. I mean, he wasn’t my first, I grew up with Seven on my… I have to second this. There is absolutely nothing that holds up to the chills I got,...