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s2e32: GUT; Sixteen Theses 

0.0 Sitrep 7:34pm after a day that involved a bunch of reading, a bunch of writing, and a little bit of listening and talking on the phone. At one point during the day, a little bit before lunch, and then mostly after lunch, I got so frustrated with the whole thing and the pile of […]

s2e30: Politeness 

0.0 Sitrep 1:43pm sitting in a New Seasons cafe with lunch, ostensibly taking a break before the 2pm California Child Welfare Open Vendor Forum (yeah, it’s a thing), but at the same time, probably pretty wired on caffeine and Adderall. And yes, I know I’m not supposed to be drinking caffeine *with* Adderall. 1.0 Politeness […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty Three: The Thing About Brand Advertising 

0.0 Sitrep 7:50pm on a Monday night after having arrived home from Sydney yesterday. I’ve realised I have two habits: one is always going to a farm within 30 days of arriving in Australia, which requires me to be really paranoid and tick a box (first, staying on the in-laws farm before going to Perth, […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Two: Week One; Universal Basic; Karen 

0.0 Sitrep 11:08pm on a Friday night and after an unplanned hiatus due to, amongst other things, illness. I have to admit: I tried starting this episode a whole bunch of times this week, and it’s acutely preying on me that this – on a Friday night – is the first episode that I’ve written […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventeen: The Material (4); More Ways Of Seeing

0.0 Station Ident Happy 4th of July, America! I hope you’re spending it by watching something like Independence Day. We went out on a family day trip out to Bonneville Dam today – an FDR depression-era project that ended up damming pretty much everything it could dam out of the Columbia river system, established a […]