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July Pieces Of My Mind #2
My baby girl whom until recently I would take to daycare on a bike seat behind me is on the Costa del Sol. After having worked as a kid’s camp counselor for three weeks, then sailing in the archipelago for a week with her friends. And when she returns to Sweden she’s going to be the summer temp boss of a Red Cross charity shop. ❤
Beck seems ambivalent about his lady friend: “There’s nothing that I wouldn’t rather do / Just want to stay up all night with you”
Diana Wynne Jones writes “VDU” when she means CRT.
Super impressed by the students’ cooking. They are reliably cooking two excellent meals every day for 20-25 people, usually using a stove with only three hot plates in an unfamiliar kitchen. This is my seventh excavation month in communal housing, and they just never ever flake out on this.
Up to five vertical metres of flooding on the Maas / Meuse. )-:
I don’t care what you people say. Geologists who study the Earth’s mantle are the lowest of the low!
Replaced the ailing New Dawn rose outside the south fence with a Yellow Submarine.
Movie: Playtime (1967). Almost wordless situation comedy about inhuman urban modernity. Grade: OK.
There’s reggae bass on ABBA’s “Two For The Price Of One”.