- Jun 17, 2019
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I was today years old when I found out the stripper pole spins, not the dancer.
Thanks! And haha, yep!
You apparently haven't visited here lately. I half expect to run into a protest on the way to my bathroom.I attended the virtual Hugo awards last night. It's ten years since I last watched a Hugos ceremony, but my god it's gotten so political in that time. I'm singling out the American winners, but every last one of them I was able to watch (the usual technical difficulties) hopped on their soapbox and made a little speech about problems in the home country.
Accept your award, thank the people that got you there, and sit your ass down. Not every experience needs to be politicised.
The rarely seen three-guitar lineup!Just been up to Mt Tamborine yesterday, a little wine district less than an hour away from home.
It's quite nice, we love the cold weather at present, and it's always colder up on the ranges
It's a nice change from our hot summers, so we grab the winter weather when we can.
Social distancing was in place as usual, but it didn't dampen the day at all.
After the week I had at work, it was a nice escape
Dude that totally got a LOL out of me. Oh and gratz for getting back on track!I did go to the gym. There were only about 5 people there, but I still had to wait for a bench press bench, haha.
Agree 100%Accept your award, thank the people that got you there, and sit your ass down. Not every experience needs to be politicised.
Exercise helps me stay on track mentally and some incredible insights arise during a hard workout like wreckage rising from the bottom of the sea. Iron and the Soul by Henry Rollins is a pretty cool article on the topic of exercise and mental health.I don't know if exercise is truly the silver bullet for depression, but it does seem awfully hard to be depressed while straining to hold dumbells over your head. Most people just can't multitask that well.
Wow, that looks great! Obiviously it's 'High Country' somewhere over there. What's the region?wife is resigning from the public health department. schools are going full online and no way i can monitor my kid and expect to work and tend to niece. She doesn't like the job anyways, so no great loss. I expect literally 100 things will get better.
I've gotten a lot written on mythic cyberpunk. Honestly, I am liking it a lot at things point. It needs polishing, and there are a couple of sections that need a lot more writing (decking, rigging, a bit on sorcery and animism for cults) but I think I have money FINALLY nailed down, and I got contacts in. Pandemic has been good for this.
I go on vacation at the end of next week for a week. 2 nights here, then another 5 in an AirBNB nearby
Funny, I had some friends over tonight for the first time since Covid, and they were discussing the challenges of grocery shopping with protesters in the aisles. They managed to get everything they needed by coordinating their movements around the marching, but had to pause a few times for photo ops.You apparently haven't visited here lately. I half expect to run into a protest on the way to my bathroom.
that picture is of Sperry Chalet (http://www.sperrychalet.com) in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, in the American Rockies. Quite a ways up from Denver (solid 14 hour drive, even at pretty high speeds, Montana's freeway speed limit is ~130kph), but worth every minute and mile.Wpw. that looks great! Obiviously it's 'High Country' somewhere over there. What's the region?
Not the exact location - just the broad region, like is it on the Californian range/Sierra Nevada somewhere, or the American Rockies, etc?
Just curious, as I want to mix country visits with city visits whenever I go over there to the USA (which will be some time away now, due to this pandemic situation)
(I've been up in the San Ramon Valley in from San Francisco, around Danville, Mt Diablo, etc, and we also went up to Yosemite, which was awesome.
We also have family who moved to Denver Colorado last year, so we may be doing some jaunts into the Rockies at some time).
The American Rockies looks like a place that I'm going to be becoming more familar with, although more from the Colarado end I would say.that picture is of Sperry Chalet (http://www.sperrychalet.com) in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, in the American Rockies. Quite a ways up from Denver (solid 14 hour drive, even at pretty high speeds, Montana's freeway speed limit is ~130kph), but worth every minute and mile.
colorsdo is also beautiful. A little drier, but a little taller mountains. Make sure you get down to the Gunnison area, as that is just gorgeous. My wife and I did our honeymoon down that way as broke college students.The American Rockies looks like a place that I'm going to be becoming more familar with, although more from the Colarado end I would say.
Yep I hear Montana is beautiful, and it looks like Glacier National Park is an awesome place to visit. Another one to go in my book of things to try and see!
Sperry Chalet certainly looks like a great getaway!
Glad your son is okay!if it gives you confidence and hope, my son was exposed a week and a half ago at day care. they are good about distancing as they can with kids, everyone wears masks, cleaning, all that jazz. He came back negative
You all should be ok. Risk of contagion through surface contact (as opposed to airborne particles) is not as bad as we once thought it was. Keeping my fingers crossed just in case.After months of playing it safe, masking up, avoiding crowds as much as possible, and two COVID scares at work (same employee, no less)...we're now playing the waiting game.
My wife works at a hospital as a housekeeper. Apparently they transferred a patient from the ER into a regular room...before her COVID test came back. And my wife cleaned her room Saturday. And went into work Sunday to find out the patient did, in fact, test positive (normally she is not allowed anywhere near COVID positive patients, only following specific cleaning protocols on the rooms once they are released). So now we're home bound until she can get tested and gets the test result back, because someone fucked up.
Thankfully, my boss has authorized me to work from home, since my standard operating procedure has become bringing my laptop home every day since this broke out, just in case.
Right. But she was in the room with the patient, changing out the trash. The poor respiratory therapist did have much worse exposure, though...You all should be ok. Risk of contagion through surface contact (as opposed to airborne particles) is not as bad as we once thought it was. Keeping my fingers crossed just in case.
Okay, whoever let that happen needs a serious dressing down, at very least, and that's if everything turns out okay. (Which I trust it will.)Right. But she was in the room with the patient, changing out the trash. The poor respiratory therapist did have much worse exposure, though...
Heh, I've been backsliding since kids... Moving didn't and changing jobs help either. At our old house and old job, pre-kids, I was doing good. I would get up at 6:00 AM and go for a 30-40 minute walk, all on sidewalks and crossing no major streets so walking in the dark wasn't an issue and then shower up, have breakfast, and go down to the basement to log in for work. Only times I missed was if I got up late, actually had an early meeting, or it was just raining too hard.On the verge of backsliding into bad habits of poor nutrition and insufficient exercise. I need to get back on track, like, now.