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It's how you start your Monday It's how you start your Monday

I’m rolling past an elevator bay on my way to my office, and I hear someone inside a car say as the door is closing, “Energize”.

I Svended something!* I Svended something!*

*not really, but I did take some advice and product recommendation from the man.

Not a regular in the faculty garage Not a regular in the faculty garage

I think I would have noticed.

Not with that greenhouse you won’t.  Not with that greenhouse you won’t. 

I hope he takes his own advice and lowers the roof.

How I would not design my bathroom vanity How I would not design my bathroom vanity

That’s my head and waving hand in the pic.

At Eddie Merlot’s At Eddie Merlot’s

This was in the parking lot. I almost parked my Kia in it just to make a point. Only handicapped drivers with Tesla’s? Nope.

Dinnertime Oppo  Dinnertime Oppo 

Or maybe more of a late supper. Homemade pizza margarita and a Chianti Classico.

Gunlopnik Gunlopnik

My brother scored these two Browning 32s recently. They are circa 1920, I believe. One he got for $20, the other (the FN) for $40. Somebody came to the gun shop looking to unload a bunch of old guns he inherited.

Sunday dinner, Oppo Sunday dinner, Oppo

Home smoked brisket, squash frittata, fresh corn, pasta salad, and a pretty good red.

A thing of unparalleled beauty  A thing of unparalleled beauty 

I’m visiting my parents. My sister asked me to look over her boys’ bikes. For that I needed my bike stand, which she excavated from the basement. My old racing bike was still in it.

What’s for dinner? What’s for dinner?

Chicken Marsala, risotto with sun dried tomatoes, fresh garden green beans, sourdough bread, and a nice Pinot.

What should a new Air Force One be? What should a new Air Force One be?

Today’s unofficial theme seems to be a new Air Force One livery. But I want to speculate on the plane itself. The current Boeing 747-200's commissioned in the 90s are due to be replaced. The Trump administration is set to take delivery of two newer 747-8s that were never delivered to their airline customer at a…

Mexican Politics Mexican Politics

I don’t really need a buffer image here, because this post isn’t really about Mexican politics per se, but about having a conversation about politics.

Tau Tau

This is another decent time waster from the Netflix library.

Oppo, I am pissed. Oppo, I am pissed.

So pissed, in fact, that I am now going to rant about a technical work issue that has nothing to do with cars. Feel free to take a nap or get a drink or something while I get this out of my system.

Well this is a new one for me. Well this is a new one for me.

I employ a small number of people in my lab, and personality conflicts come with the territory. I like to call it an Anne Frank situation, where people who aren’t related or necessarily choose each other end up spending huge parts of their days together in a single room. So, I’m used to dealing with most kinds of…

A tale of two romantic comedies A tale of two romantic comedies

Continuing my efforts to help you, my friends, enjoy your Netflix subscriptions and avoid the crappy stuff.

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