Category Archives: Holidays

Well, we’ve got ourselves a new holiday

Happy (Observed) Juneteenth, everyone! On the whole, this is a good thing. Juneteenth is a very important day in the Black community in the United States, and it should be recognized and CRT panic be damned, be taught in schools. … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Or Happy Sunday, whichever works for you! If you’re staying at home, THANK YOU. We’re not out of the woods yet, and I know it must suck to miss in person services, but thank you. I know nobody wanted yet … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Remember, you are your own best Valentine – be good to yourself, you deserve it. Grab yourself a bunch of flowers, your favorite chocolate, a new book, whatever makes you smile. On the weather front – we still have power! … Continue reading

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Wherever Martin Luther King Jr is

I suspect he’s shaking his head and going, “Fuckin’ white people…I fucking told y’all…” And he’s 110% not wrong. And today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have this: DEVELOPING: Message sent to staff in the U.S. Capitol: "All buildings … Continue reading

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Happy Boxing Day!

And yet again, I am disappointed it doesn’t mean you can punch someone in the face. Or something, like, I don’t know…2020 needs punching. (But also several someone’s in the Republican party.) But, it is at least a Saturday, which … Continue reading

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Bring on the holiday!

Work is done and the final errand has been run, and the drugstore was pleasantly *not* a total shitshow. (I suspect the same cannot be said about the grocery store.) I do think I will crack open a beer here … Continue reading

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We should all work half days

Or 6 hours a day, tops. Seriously, EVERYBODY. Nobody has more than 6 hours productivity in them anyway, so let’s just stop pretending. In other news, half days this week have been nice, even if I have been beating my … Continue reading

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More cookies acquired!

Now we definitely have enough for distribution and increased pandemic snacking. And a couple of ham & cheese croissants to boot. And a couple chocolate swiss army knives and white chocolate snowman lollipops for stockings. I have no impulse control. … Continue reading

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Little Christmas Miracles

I don’t know what made me go back and look again at the most recent status email on this feature I’m testing that the bug assigner sends – it’s basically the same thing every week, the only thing that changes … Continue reading

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How am I awake?

Didn’t get to bed til around midnight – wide awake at 6:15 AM. Which, given that we’ve got a half day today and they’re moving some servers I use at 1PM so I can’t work past that, and I have … Continue reading

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