Watching the COVID memorial this evening I realized how necessary solemn ritual is in our national life, and how utterly absent it has been these last four years. Because solemnity requires leaders to yield the focus of attention.
But grief is necessary. Remembrance is necessary. Sharing a sense of vulnerability is necessary.
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Covid isn't a hoax.
Post-COVID lungs worse than the worst smokers' lungs, surgeon says - CBS News:
It is encouraging to see political violence is still massively unpopular. I've been afraid it would be something like 20-30% support, which would mean we're in for a long period of unrest. But this looks to me like there's a good chance of successfully suppressing it.
“The vivid depiction of a wild pig, outlined and filled in with mulberry-hued pigment, dates back at least 45,500 years...”
re: anti-Vim asshattery
You sense that so-called "chaotic energy" only because your spirit has been SOILED by lesser editors. And GUIs. And <gack> *monitors.*
It is not your fault .The WORLD HAS STRAYED from the one TRUE path.
ed is the standard editor.
It is not too late.
So sad to hear of the passing of @pla... His cheery presence in this space helped make it such a welcome alternative to other platforms, and I looked forward to his rides and the lovely photoblog that depicted them. Rest in peace, friend.
So sad to hear the news about Patrick @pla.
I never got to know Patrick personally but he was one of those people who inspired others like me just by being the person he was and sharing that positivity. I will miss you my friend.
Exhausting... the gaslighting, the thuggery, the casual criminality... it never ends.
‘I just want to find 11,780 votes’: In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor
@atrus Dynamic programming... the unit in my algorithms class that broke my brain.
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