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zebra2  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

I finished physical therapy for a repetitive stress hand injury a couple weeks ago. At the end of the stretch of therapy, the issue was basically gone, but now that I've been out of it for some time the issue has regressed somewhat :/

zebra2  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

Also, I'm hooked on Sylvia Massy's youtube vids

zebra2  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

    We could use a 45, just sayin'.

That could be misinterpreted as some kind of pro-Trump reinstatement kinda thing, but I'm pretty sure you're talking about #scificlub.

zebra2  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

Well that sounds terrible and I'm sorry it's been that way. I heartily applaud your decision to take no more shit anymore.

    X - This is another times. Father chained me tight. This time I hit the stick out of his hands and made noise. He went away and his face was white. He ran out of my bed place and locked the door. I am not so glad. All day it is cold in here. The chain comes slow out of the wall. And I have a bad anger with mother and father. I will show them. I will do what I did that once. I will screech and laugh loud. I will run on the walls. Last I will hang head down by all my legs and laugh and drip green all over until they are sorry they didn’t be nice to me. If they try to beat me again I’ll hurt them. I will.

This quote: was this from something we did in sci-fi club? I can swear I've read it, and can recall a general outline of the story.

zebra2  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

Yeah man, the universe sucks. Second to last day here too. I did keep an eye out for any rapidly dropping gauges on the short remainder of the trip to work (I was almost there). I didn't see any fluids or anything, but we'll see if that's changed when I go back to the car today. Guess I need to get it checked out regardless.

zebra2  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 21, 2021

Driving to work today, I see a partially annihilated metal ladder by the side of the freeway and think "somebody messed up bad. Glad I wasn't the one to hit that". A few minutes later, a car to the left and in front of me hits some piece of debris and sends it flying under my car and immediate grinding and scraping ensues. I pull over and manage to dislodge the giant hunk of metal just from reversing. The plastic undercarriage shield is torn up, but I think I got away with no real damage. That was a morning wake-me-up.

zebra2  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 14, 2021

From one perspective, I’ve been a glorified customer service person for the last two years. And some customers are the WORST once you tell then you’re not gonna be around much longer. Like one guys has always been high maintenance, but it’s a disproportionate downer to have him suddenly be distastefully resentful about everything.

Also my supervisor has been doing some very unethical, very illegal shit to my coworker. That’s not the reason I decided to leave, but it sure validates all my misgivings.

Really, really looking forward to the move after next week. The new apt and new job are legitimately cool and exciting, so I’m not just looking forward to the escape aspect of the move. I’m very excited about the next few weeks.

zebra2  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Inspired, I wrote a new song based on a TikTok creator

Always cool to see the rundown people's gear, 'cause I'm into that. Also, when you say Thompson custom 6-string, is that a Carl Thompson?

zebra2  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pocket Calculator still slaps

I still can't get enough of The Robots

zebra2  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dear Hubski, what are you reading this summer?

I've been powering through Patrick O'Brian for almost a year now, and am on book 14 of the Aubrey–Maturin series, so I'll probably be keeping up with that.

zebra2  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 7, 2021

Long time no see. I've been lurking for some time, but I just haven't wanted to post much in a while. I think I may have been baited to come out by goobster's dope Dingwall and Strandberg.

Various new stuff going on. I got a new job that I'm excited about, and will be moving to Glendale in a couple weeks. Didn't really expect to be living/working deeper in LA, but there's not much demand for a chemist/mass spectrometrist in the inland empire.

I think it's actually been pretty eventful since I last checked in? I got married (COVID elopement, more or less. The actual reception is this year). We nearly pulled the trigger on a house (good thing we didn't actually). I've been recording more and more music, and making a lot of progress in mixing and stuff. Got a Moog.

Overall things have been pretty good actually, but things really need a shakeup, so I'm very excited to be moving to a new place with ample windows and natural light as a stark contrast to the dungeon we've been in for several years now.