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Super Size Me 🍿

Another friendly robot by Benedict, along with the sun and moon. Also, those extra dots on the moon aren’t eyes, they’re craters.

Robot drawing on dry erase board

Episode 117: Let’s Catch Up

It’s been a disruptive month. Let’s get you back up to speed.

Done with Benedict’s first quarter of Kindergarten. Time to fill out his report card, which seems silly to me. ✏️

Naps for All

They deserved spankings.

Instead, they were given naps.

Peaceful afternoon.

Happy International Credit Union Day! 💵

Youth Suicide Rate Increased 56% in Decade, CDC Says - WSJ

Some mental-health experts suggest that social-media use among teens might be fueling the increase in mental-health conditions and leading to greater suicide risk, and some early studies have linked smartphone use to anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation among adolescents.

No doubt.

I had to send my wedding ring off to be resized. Feels weird after seven years oFelicity continuous wear.

When all three kids end up in time out at the same time, you know an afternoon nap is in order.

Currently reading: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré 📚

LeBron James Says Rosa Parks’s Bus Protest ‘Could Have Waited A Week’ - The Babylon Bee

When Rosa Parks started the bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat, I guess there were some sporting events scheduled that week in downtown Montgomery that lost a lot of revenue. It wasn’t fair to them. I can’t really blame Ms. Parks though. She was just misinformed.

Oppressed Chinese Citizens Apologize To NBA Players For Disrupting Their Difficult Week - The Babylon Bee

Oppressed Chinese citizens admitted that their constant fear of being punished by their corrupt Communist government is nothing compared with the concerns of tweeting a couple things that might get some backlash, or losing a percentage of your profits because you spoke up against totalitarianism.

Phone’s Primary Use

Back to drawing board.

I think health, fitness, some comms.

Let’s see how this goes.

I need to seriously buckle down and do the final read through of Humble Service and get it off to the printers. November 26th will be here before I know it!

Leaky Shower

Plumber came, found leak.

Extensive water damage.

Not my problem, tho.

Blank by Cotton Bureau is a great shirt. It’s too bad the business line didn’t work out for them.

LeBron James Spoke Carefully—Until the NBA’s Crisis in China - WSJ

said Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was “misinformed” when he put out a since-deleted tweet in support for Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters

I don’t buy suits from a tire shop.

In all of e-commerce outside of Amazon, Jos. A. Bank stands apart in their ability to fulfill and deliver an order quickly. I’m impressed!

Cold, Grey Day

Area showers,

Grey clouds hanging low in sky.

I love October.

I don’t find Slack to be particularly intuitive.

The International 🍿

Interest Rates Are Falling—but Your Credit-Card Rate Could Be Going Up - WSJ

rates on private-label credit cards, which can be used only in certain stores, also are rising. The average APR on these cards reached 27.5%


I love October.

Dead tree stands in an open cow pasture against a grey sky.

I forgot how wonderful it is to climb into a super-cooled bed on an autumn evening.

The Importance of Self-Care - Catholic Husband

Opening up that time has been critical to my success and stability as a stay-at-home dad.

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