M*A*S*H at 50.Well, this snuck up on me. You too, I’ll bet. I remember watching this show every night at 7pm on our not-so-trusty B&W portable. My parents, of…
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I'll send DoD an invoice.They might even pay, given these look so similar to the goggles in Weapons of Choice. (And what’s a coupla mill’ extra from their procurement bu…
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Had some unwanted excitement this morning.I received a small barrage of emails from Hover (my domain name host of choice) telling me I’d logged into my account from a dodgy-looking IP ad…
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Dead queen day.One of the things about working for yourself is you don't get days off. Unless you feel like a day off, of course, and then you just take it. Bu…
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Cold turkeyI've mostly been off the socials the last week or two, and I gotta say, I don't mind it. I’ve tried to spend as little time as possible on Faceb…
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Dictation software update.I mentioned a while ago that I’ve been using the inbuilt dictation that comes with Microsoft Word. I think they bought some code from the guys w…
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Not this time, Mister Bezos.I had a reminder on the weekend that sometimes analogue wins. I’d been meaning to replace a pair of old gi pants for jujitsu. The ones I'm weari…
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Check listI was a bit surprised to see I wasn't the only one who breaks up his work day with a bit of exercise, but it's nice to think that others get the…
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Writing in the gym.It’s no secret I’ve been struggling to get the words down this year, and I’m not alone. Everyone’s struggling. I've had a bit of success recentl…
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First lines of classic novels, if no one had childcare.Mrs. Dalloway Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself, but when she tried to get her kid to put on pants he said that pants were sc…
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Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in.I had quite a Ukraine war news addiction for a couple of weeks months there earlier this year. I had to go cold turkey because it was doing my h…
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"It's OK, You Don't Have to Watch All Those Shows"This Men’s Health bit really spoke to me about quietly quitting my unwatched stack of must-see TV. Daniel D’Addario, a chief TV critic for Varie…
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