• Awake since 05:00 (took a friend to the airport ๐Ÿ›ซ), I’m worried there isn’t enough coffee in my house to keep me awake today… ๐Ÿฅฑ๐Ÿ˜†

  • Getting my license renewed and the Golden Girls theme song comes on the overhead speakers, it must be a sign. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

  • ๐Ÿ“บ We finally finished Fawlty Towers, with the last episode causing us to laugh so hard and loud, we set off the noise alert on my Apple Watch. ๐Ÿคฃ John Cleese really is a cometic genius. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป It’s a very good show, we will absolutely watch it again.
    โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…โ˜†โ˜†

    Four people pose in front of a building, with 'FAWLTY TOWERS' in a speech bubble above. Two men in suits and two women in dresses, one carrying a cloth.
  • Wow, that’s rather detailed…

    I affirm that I will not use the Software for nuclear. missile, chemical biological weaponry. or other weapons of mass destruction, (For more information on the U.S. export laws, see the Bureau of Industry and Security's home page.)

    I’m sure I’ve agreed to this before, in other TOS that no one reads but that’s oddly specific. ๐Ÿง

    (Downloading…or rather, attempting to download, a copy of VMware Fusion Pro.)

  • I absolutely love the artwork for the new “Lawyer Up” segment on Connected. ๐Ÿคฃ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

    wo animated men are lounging with a book and tea inside a cozy room; a podcast interface surrounds them. Text: '511: You are Nice to Hold,' 'LAWYER UP,' '1:54:04.'
  • I guess I have to eat my words, I just downloaded Delta from the App Store on my lunch break. The on-screen controls aren’t great but I’m sure I have a bluetooth controller around here somewhere. ๐ŸŽฎ๐ŸŽ‰

    A smartphone displays 'LEVEL 1 VEGETABLE VALLEY' from the game 'Kirbys Adventure' on the NES, showing a retro game emulation interface with controls.
  • ๐Ÿ”— US drug shortages reach record high with 323 meds now in short supply | Ars Technica

    ย In some cases, generic manufacturers lose money on the drugs, disincentivizing other players in the pharmaceutical industry from stepping in to bolster fragile supply chains. Several generic manufacturers have filed for bankruptcy recently.

    I know a lot of folks will scream “commie” or “freedom” at this question but…why doesn’t the government just make generic drugs? If the goal is to save lives and businesses “have” to make money, just let the government do it. ๐Ÿค”

  • ๐Ÿ”— Sleeping more flushes junk out of the brain | Ars Technica // ELIZABETH RAYNE // arstechnica.com

    Sleep is something like a soft reboot.

    I really do need to get more sleep… ๐Ÿฅฑ

  • I kinda went on a bit of a reading binge over the past week, reading the initial six books of the Aegis of Merlin series. This was another one of those “Amazon recommends this” instances and I fell for it. That said, the books were highly addictive and I’m obviously going to keep reading them. ๐Ÿคญ

  • ๐Ÿ“ท April 2024 Micro.Blog photo challenge, Day 16: Flรขneur

    Corner building adorned with blue lights and shamrocks; pedestrians walk snowy streets at night. Text: lostinhaste.com'

    Oddly enough, when I mentioned the “flรขneur” was the challenge of the day to my partner, he knew exactly what it meant and told me that’s what we’d been doing for years on vacation. ๐Ÿšถ๐ŸŒƒ #mbapr

  • Finished reading: Death Incarnate by James E Wisher ๐Ÿ“š
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    Book seven of the Aegis of Merlin, I rather enjoyed it.

    A robed figure wields a scythe facing a fire-breathing dragon amidst a fiery urban backdrop. Text: 'DEATH INCARNATE, THE AEGIS OF MERLIN - BOOK 7, JAMES E. WISHER'
  • Finished reading: The Four Nations Tournament by James E. Wisher ๐Ÿ“š
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    Book six of the Aegis of Merlin, I rather enjoyed it.

    Two characters with magical powers face off against a cityscape at night. Text reads: 'FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT - THE AEGIS OF MERLIN - BOOK 6 - JAMES E. WISHER.'
  • ๐Ÿ“ท April 2024 Micro.Blog photo challenge, Day 15: Small

    Two geese and their goslings swim in blue water. Text: lostinhaste.com

    Little baby birds, so small and cute, at one of the local parks. ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฆ† #mbapr

  • Passport photo acquired, paperwork is being sent off tomorrow…Canada, here I come! ๐Ÿ›ซ
    (In 10 to 15 weeks ๐Ÿคฃ)

  • ๐Ÿ“ท April 2024 Micro.Blog photo challenge, Day 14: Cactus

    Various cacti and desert shrubs occupy a landscaped area, under a partly cloudy sky. The text 'lostinahaste.com' overlays the bottom right.

    The last time I was in Arizona, I was out walking / jogging / running…and found a park full of cactus. ๐ŸŒต๐Ÿœ๏ธ #mbapr