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My favorite line from nanogenmo so far:

> Put your safety first! Don't risk your family's preservation with an unfortunate leisurely classicism.

(from github.com/NaNoGenMo/2021/issu)

Tried simmering my spent fu brick leaves to get some more out of them, and it was fine, I guess, but I'm not totally convinced it was worth the effort 🤷‍♀️

Just got the SAD lamp out for the first time this year ❄️

Sometime I feel that academia especially rewards the vain

mostly because my weekly budget starts on Fridays, and I'm trying to stretch it a bit

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Implementing a new policy of not buying anything on Thursdays

I'm going to spend the thanksgiving weekend by myself, immersed in a programming project. I am very excited. It sounds wonderful :)

I think my nanogenmo this year is more readable than last year's. I guess that's progress?

Since the clocks go back tonight, gotta stay up as late as possible :)

I've kept a log of everything I've done at work for the past 20 months, and I ran it through python's collections.Counter()

Here's the top 10:
email
meeting
reference
committee
tweeting
alma
website
call
library
coordinate

I truly have a very boring desk job, don't I? 🙃

co-worker: do you remember how you fixed this problem?

me: no, but I remember that it took three days and was very annoying

This is me failing at being helpful. I need to find ways to *not* give this answer in the future

A vicious circle:

dislike using Alma --> avoid using Alma --> forget how to use Alma --> make mistakes using Alma --> dislike using Alma

Open Journal Matcher is still processing just as many searches as ever, but has much lower total traffic. So I guess it's infrastructure now?

Or, alternately, any relays that I should definitely avoid?

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I think I might federate a bit more again. Any recommendations for a good relay?

a regret 

I should have taken some math in college

I've got a paper idea that's really woolly-headed, but I can't seem to give up on it. Basically, it's looking for the roots of FOSS in the 19th C Arts and Crafts movement. Please talk me out of spending any more time on this 😂

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