Here's the thing. If Santa knows when kids are naughty or nice then he knew Rudolph was being bullied

"no reindeer games for you unless you're of some use to us, bulb beak freak!"

49 minutes in line, 12 min for poll workers to validate my name/address, 2 min to vote. All because "there are problems with the power" so only half the voting machines were working and none of the workers had internet connection.
Worth doing anyway

I'd resisted the larger phone for a while, but these old eyes are needing the bigger screen (though so far I still can avoid increasing all the font sizes).

upgraded from iPhone 6S to 8Plus the other day. It, plus a case, feels like I'm carrying a brick (size, not weight).

just now: "Alexa, play music by @PaulMcCartney."

Echo plays "With or Without You" by @U2

I should just go be a carpenter, I used up all my computer skills years ago.

wondering who actually /reads/ all this email that's sent out.

select-all, delete

back to work after a long long weekend of car travel.

stevenjvMy two favorite people
(No offense to my sons or daughters-in-law intended)

I often recommend books, but have never said this before: Get this book NOW - reserve it at your library, buy it at a local bookseller, or use the link below - then read it this weekend. How to Stop Time by @matthaig1 is excellent and you need to read it.

Saturday's diy renovation work: replaced 13 light switches & outlets (one of which was glued in, rather than using proper screws!), a couple a/c vents, hung a new kitchen light, re-installed window blinds, ironed and re-hung curtains, cleaned & put a new rug in the powder room. Just another exhausting day for us.

And on Sunday we rested.

Put it on your calendar and don’t freak out - Sept 20 Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System

really, Google News - how many people want to know that it's over 300 degrees* here in Atlanta?
(* Kelvin)

some of last night's work:
Floor. Previous water damage.
Made hole in floor.
Cut wood.
Installed wood.
Now no longer a hole in floor.
Two of these done, finished a little after midnight.

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