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Deck the City Hall Halls

Today, as I was walking through, I spotted some of the in-progress decorations and holiday prep. The sight of this enormous wreath, leaning on a small scissor lift, was a humorous juxtaposition of the seasonal and the mechanical.

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A Long, Indulgent Code Day

Honestly, most of day was just setup. Getting ESLint and Prettier up and running took a lot longer than it probably should have. I should probably set up TypeScript but part of me just wants to go go go.

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Ceiling Cleanup

Wasn’t really feeling all that motivated today, but ended up pulling myself out of bed late morning and suiting up. I wanted to get a bit of progress on the first floor, and had in mind to clean up a few ceiling areas downstairs.

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The Jungle Prince of Delhi

“There were different versions, depending on whom you spoke to. Some people said the Oudh family had been there since the British had annexed their kingdom, in 1856, and that the forest had grown up around the palace, engulfing it. Some said they were a family of jinns, the supernatural beings of Arabian folklore.”

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I Am Slowprised

I’ve gone on a diet the last year or two, and decided against renewing some older domains I kept around. I should probably let a few more expire.

The thing is: as I was scanning the list of domains I own, I saw one that I didn’t remember at all.

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Phineas Meds

Phineas recently caught some kind of a cold/infection, which has him sneezing a lot. He got this right before his annual checkup, and so now… in addition to his normal round of medication, he’s got a little more.

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Living Room Washers

With much, if not all, of the living room demo completed, we’re closing in on being able to put drywall up on the walls. Before all that though: we’re putting a layer of drywall on the ceiling (ceiling first, then the walls).

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Foam Art

I’ve had some luck in re-using opened cans of Great Stuff foam. But lately, either I’m not closing them up fully or it’s this stuff just has an irrepressible need to expand. This is the second can I’ve discovered that’s morphed into some kind of abstract sculpture.

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