Arggh. Why, when our phone system goes down, does it say “The number you have dialed is not a working number. Please check the number and dial again”?

That quiet broken when the phone system went down periodically throughout the afternoon, causing the handful of employees here to all let me know. Thirty minutes on the line with the telephone provider who announced several times that the line was "clean" but dropping even as he watched it.

So quiet at work today the network printer went to sleep midday

If he were a mail chihuahua, he might be more useful. 😜

When spouse called today, they thought she was joking, until they checked his undercarriage and confirmed.

They found our dumb dog who escaped in the rain last weekend. I...guess...I'm glad to have him back.

He's a fixed male 12-year-old long-haired mail chihuahua. The pound has him down as "female 2-5 years short coat"

We have cut the cord as well, but continued fragmentation of streaming services may make us re-think. If cable can come up with better pricing, we may go back.

If I were the only one in the house, I would cut it all out.

«Netflix Has 175 Days Left To Pull Off A Miracle... Or It’s All Over»

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See But that seems to be a tradition OK, not this reversed version.
Do we all just need to relax?

I need help understanding this hand hand gesture people are using in almost every picture these days. At first I was told it was a “white power gesture,” representing a W and a P. Then the white power people try to say “no no it’s just an OK.” Or they would make some other excuse. Then people countered that and said “no they’re trying to get out of it.” But now I see kids of all colors and shapes using it. Someone says it’s a “look in the hole,” but...

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Expose from @AndyBCampbell on leaked #ProudBoy chats shows what communities organizing against the far-Right already know all to well - these people lie, they're obsessed with escalating violence up to the point of mass murder + they work with the police.

"They were covered in (what else?) dust, but they were there, all 172 of them, each one containing about 2,500 feet of tape. The only problem was that they were in a format so obsolete that the data was beyond O'Brien's reach. He sent an email to NASA, offering to repatriate the tapes, but the agency politely declined."

Interesting read.

The Myth Was $150,000 in Fraud. The Real Story Is More Interesting.

The woman behind a pernicious and racist myth didn’t represent anyone or anything but her own striking criminal enterprise.

You know you're getting old when you get a fundraising email from your college from Jane Doe '21 and you think "man, that was a long time ago."

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