fascinating story about workplace meditation and more at an Alaskan shipyard: “Vigor considers itself a second-chance employer, forgoing background checks and giving felons – and anyone else who has struggled in life – a fresh start”
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Alaskan’s Baltic Porter
we decided to watch all the Best Picture nominees before the Oscars tomorrow, & with the The Post last night, we did it! (MoviePass ftw.) no award predictions but my favorites were Get Out, Shape of Water, & Lady Bird.
book review: Idaho by Emily Ruskovich. a haunting story, intricately told from the viewpoints of several deeply-developed characters. probably my favorite of the 3 #ToB18 titles I’ll read before Mar. 7. 📚
garden, day 14: second planting & sprouts (shown: radish, spinach, & romaine)
stunning article based on first-hand experience of how the AR-15 is different, emphasizing the difference in power and damage caused compared to other guns. “Banning the AR-15 should not be a partisan issue.”
feel bad for everyone who wasn’t at this basically perfect Diet Cig show (temperature wasn’t perfect; almost ran A/C yesterday, then tonight I go to an outdoor concert & it’s 39°F)
book review: The Book of Joan, by Lidia Yuknavitch. a literary sci-fi apocalypse story with interesting ideas and moving scenes, undercut for me by some suspension-of-disbelief breaking aspects & a few gory moments 📚
an Army veteran on the automatic weapons he trained with (and loved shooting):
These are not deer rifles. They are not target rifles. They are people killing rifles. Let’s stop pretending they’re not.
Brain Dead’s Hammer of the Gods
also hilarious: FAQ: Your New Cursed Instant Pot.
Due to our unique manufacturing process and uneasy accord with a heathen idol, you may occasionally hear the tortured & infinite wails of the damned emanating from within your cursed Instant Pot
this is hilarious, down to the sponsors: a limited series (with short episodes) Onion parody of true-crime podcasts like S-Town: A Very Fatal Murder. (just two episodes there but they’re all published on iTunes, et al)
Squatter’s Outer Darkness
first garden, built & planted, day 0
hey I was at this performance 😎🎵 First Aid Kit, It’s A Shame at ACLFest 2017.
“Lately / I been thinkin’ ’bout the past / how there is no holdin’ back / no point in wastin’ sorrow / on things that won’t be here tomorrow”