blood donation 

I don't know if month-old covid antibodies via transfusion actually do any good, but if so this O-, double red cell blood I'm donating right now ought to be some real top shelf stuff

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how did i not know about this

"Legendary children’s performer Ella Jenkins and a group of young and older musical friends introduces children to the ideas of unity, cooperation, and labor unions through songs, recitation, and poetry."

folkways.si.edu/ella-jenkins/a

busted an inner tube while biking to campus 👎 but less than a block from a shop called Bikurious 👍

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📢 selling goods and services is not capitalism (ho-fung hung is a Marxist sociologist)

I actually don't think it's that impressive that a finger-breaking robot beat a 7-year-old at chess... a quick look at the history books will show you computers have been quite good at chess for some time

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I will be playing summery lovely jams on vinyl outside Nibbana Cafe in Lowell, MA as part of the 2022 Lowell Folk Festival on Saturday July 30 from 12-3pm. It’s the second largest free folk festival in the US! Come say hi!

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he also, in toddlerish fashion, started exclaiming "mine!" when he wants something. but more recently he's been mixing it up with what sounds like "ours!"

proud of the lil budding communist.

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the toddler recently learned "thank you," but I'm pretty sure he's conflated it with "here you go" – he says "hadoo!" whenever he receives something or gives us something. it's very cute.

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I'm an ed tech researcher by training, and that means that I have concerns about kiddo's new school adopting ClassDojo this year. I wrote up a few thoughts asking whether it's possible for me to pull the "ed tech researcher" card to raise concerns without being a jerk who undermines teacher agency.

spencergreenhalgh.com/work/bei

cat pic 

muggy days call for advanced belly cooling techniques

food, meat 

update: discovered upon unpacking that I received a steak I did not purchase

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this applies to Fleetwood Mac and Cranberries equally, but it was Fleetwood in this case

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no vibe more sacred than when you walk into Market Basket just as "Dreams" starts playing

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"hold music"? but how, the vibrations travel right through my hands

internet is fantastically slow today for unknown reasons. taking 90 minutes to download a ruby binary. hovering around 6kB/s.

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