I’m writing this from an ICE back from Düsseldorf where we spent Saturday enjoying the weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas markets) with friends. I think the joy of such quick trips will be a part of European life that never grows old.
In a very different vein, planning for Mardi Gras is picking up and has me thinking about NOLA.
We have a contract (again) for sale of the loft in St. Louis. I’m not celebrating until the sale is final and disappointed to be taking such a loss versus the value in 2002, but I am quietly imagining a future without any American-based debt.
Microsoft Outlook shows this everything-is-fine status indicator that never expires. So it is happy to tell me my inbox is up-to-date even if it hasn’t checked in days.
I’m pretty sure "don’t lie to the user” is a basic law of UX.
This guy gives me the same uneasy feeling that discovering Alex Jones did so long ago: https://corruptico.com/
Isaac Saul has a succinct overview of the impeachment process, and his take on what it means is perfectly in line with mine: https://tangle.substack.com/p/you-asked-for-it-an-impeachment-overview
TLDR - nothing matters ¯\(ツ)/¯