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22nd May 2013
vulpine137 @ : Wednesday 2, Tentacle Boogaloo
Busy day of non work. Talked to both siblioids, one about who gets what
stuff, and the other about yeah...we're dividing up Mom's stuff, and she's
still alive. It's not like she's going to magically get better and move
out of assisted living. You don't like how I'm handling Mom's stuff,
come on down, move it to storage yourself, pay for it yourself, and then
you can deal with this again when Mom passes. Otherwise STFU, and deal.
Shockingly, the one I'm annoyed with isn't the usual one who drives me
up a wall and makes me want to kick heads. I'm almost paranoid enough
to believe this is a grand conspiracy. Almost.
write_light, posting in vintage_ads @ : LOVE DOLL (NSFW!)
I'm not sure which sentence of this amazingly verbose ad is the most depressing/hilarious.
Love Doll, London Sales, 1971
(very large image 1116x1600 because the text is worth it)
( For Fun! For Excitement! For Companionship! For Conversation! ???Collapse )
vulpine137 @ : Work from home...or not
Having a day, had a lot of trouble getting out of bed this morning.
Slept like crap last night, then had dreams that I really didn't want to
get out of. (Huzzah for Innsmouth Dreams). Got up, got showered and
dressed, picked up packages at the apt office and came to work.
kylecassidy @ : I'm leaving, on a jet plane
I'm headed back to North Dakota where I'll be spending time with some of the fabulous academics who make up the North Dakota Man Camp Project, we'll be doing oral histories, interviews and photographs of people living in temporary work force housing springing up around the Bakken Oil Boom -- truckers, roughnecks, engineers, and all the people who support them -- carpenters, welders, pipe fitters. It was a really amazing experience when I went in February. Looking forward to seeing another face of that state this time. We'll be in Western NoDak around Williston and I think south maybe as far as Killdeer.
Here's a post from the last time I was there which contains beautiful photos of a snow covered landscape.
If you want to follow along, I'll be updating the blog as wireless allows (who knows when that'll be) but also I'll be tweeding with the hashtag #OilCampsND
Here's me in NoDak during our last trip in February. I'm packing lighter this time.
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21st May 2013
pikkewyntjie, posting in vintage_ads @ : May 22nd is . . .
Buy a Musical Instrument Day. What to choose, what to choose?
Amazing how the women of color are not being portrayed excessively derogatorily, though Tam Tam woman does seem to have suffered a wardrobe malfunction. Is that a pasty?
Lute Lady looks like she's trying to hide something.
Hey, a hurdy gurdy!
Even if they are cigarette ads, they're still lovely, aren't they? These are available on the Duke (connection to product?) University digital archive. I with they listed the year(s), but I would guess 1880s/1890s? I'm guessing these were some sort of trading cards.
vulpine137 @ : Work frustrations
I have a boss who fails at communication, repeatedly. As in, he mentions
in passing that he needs me to work in the office tomorrow to cover for
him again. Not to me, but to another coworker, who happens to mention
it in passing. Dear Cthulhu, when your rise...please eat him first.
Or smite him, or drop a heavy rock on him. *shakes head* So yeah,
work from home day is pushed back to Thursday. Not a huge deal, nothing
was scheduled for tomorrow. But still, argh. Also haven't heard a
peep from my agnate sibling about when he was planning to pick up the
tables he wants from Mom's old place. Again, not a big deal...just
frustration. Oh well. I'll call Goodwill tomorrow and see about
scheduling a pickup, and get that over with.
vulpine137 @ :
Storms rolling in to DFW. Have I mentioned I hate storms? Yeah, they scare me. So add a dose of anxiety over something I have 0 control over. Yay. *twitch twitch twitch*
logiphage, posting in libertarianism @ : Economics in one.. Graphic
Who has the only gun, has the only bag.
This graphic was inspired by randomdiversion. It also explains why socialism is an ephemeral state. When those without capital do get the gun, which is rare, the result is always the gun holder is the new bag holder. Socialism in history is merely an intermediate stage between another progressive/fascist state under new ownership.
vulpine137 @ : Tuesday
Not a good morning, sad dreams and a general desire to not get out of
bed. Got to work late. Not too concerned about being late though, not like
it's anything new for me to be late. Mood is about the same as yesterday,
with the slight mood bump of working from home tomorrow. Kind of makes
tonight a pseudo Friday. *sigh*
20th May 2013
pikkewyntjie, posting in vintage_ads @ : May 21st is . . .
National Memo Day
The only thing more interesting than a memo is a follow-up memo!
National Waiters and Waitresses Day
One for waiters:
And one for waitresses:
vulpine137 @ : And Monday ends...
Meh day lead to getting a cheesesteak for dinner...and almost dying of starvation in traffic getting there. Then went to the store for a couple of things, then home. Going to bed soon, well going to book soon, in bed. When in doubt, hide in a book. Preferably with tentacles and or gillslits. See you all tomorrow.