Category Archives: Miscellany

Well that was a hella day

So, slogged through the crack of dawn meetings, and had a fuck all anxiety spike towards the end of the second one (thanks management for putting me in a position I am not qualified for!) and fuck if it didn’t … Continue reading

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1 down, 4 to go

And yesterday, not too bad at all for a Monday. With about a half hour to go in the day, I literally ran out of things to do. Everything on my to-do list was sitting with developers. And the regression … Continue reading

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Another day in which to excel

Or some such nonsense. Yes, we’ve found ourselves looking down the maw of yet another Monday. Even with a three day weekend, I am not ready for it. I don’t hate my job (OK, I despise a few very specific … Continue reading

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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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Got wheels.

And I think it will be another 18 years before I do *that* again. Even w/the bank “car buying service” – still a massive, stressful, exhausting hassle. But it’s done, I have a lovely car with 4WD, a sunroof, a … Continue reading

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Is it 6PM yet?

This week has been utterly exhausting. On the car front – I think I have found the exact, EXACT car I want through the bank’s buying service – color and everything* – in stock, very good price – so I’ve … Continue reading

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I am so tired.

I need it to be…let’s say two Friday nights from now at this point. By then the car stuff should be done. Another dealership has entered the mix – and of course, now I’m worried they’ll both be pissed off … Continue reading

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Oh, car buying, yay…

The plan – and mind you, this was a pre-pandemic plan – was to acknowledge that the Jeep would not last forever, open a specific “new car” account and start putting money aside, which I did over a year ago. … Continue reading

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Pour one out for the Jeep.

So, the check engine light came on in my car. Then went off. Then came on again – caught the code, throttle position sensor. Made the appointment to take it to the shop. The light went off again. The shop: … Continue reading

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You made it to another Friday!

And I don’t know about you, but I am utterly knackered. Why are short weeks so damn tiring? Oh, because capitalism says you’re still gonna jam in 40 hours worth of productivity, holidays and “work life balance early quitting time” … Continue reading

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