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Jeremy Cherfas

I wish I could force m.b to look further back in my RSS feed and find yesterday’s microblogvember post.

Jeremy Cherfas

2020-11-08

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This is odd. The previous two posts have failed to post to m.b and I have no great expectation that this one will get through either. @help

Jeremy Cherfas

I have enormous admiration for John F. Appleby, who in the 1870s perfected a machine that would tie a knot in twine, thus enabling a machine to bind sheaves of grain together and setting in motion the giant combine harvesters that enable our daily bread.

Jeremy Cherfas

There is no way I can inflate my relief at the day’s events, or my gratitude to cyber-friends here on mb for their generosity of spirit.

Jeremy Cherfas

Erk. I seem to have misplaced today’s prompt.

Jeremy Cherfas

Puzzling? This stuff writes itself, doesn't it. Not that I am going to let it, but the thought is definitely there. We've had near and anxious (ha; not anxious, astonish. Mr Freud, your slip is ready.) and stoop and now puzzling, and you still expect me to believe the choices are random?

Jeremy Cherfas

Is the architectural stoop derived from the same word as step, and what exactly is it? Is it what I might call the front porch? Or is the little flight of steps leading up to the porch?

Jeremy Cherfas

Just fancy that

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But in practice, Trump campaign officials were supporting continued vote counts where the president was behind and vigorously opposing them where he was ahead.

From today's Guardian. 

Jeremy Cherfas

I have resisted the temptation to look at the news today, aside from scary hints in social media, and I am going to sleep. Perhaps tomorrow will bring actual information, reducing uncertainty.

Jeremy Cherfas

The only thing that makes life bearable right now is that I am near the person who makes my life worth living. I can’t imagine surviving so much forced proximity with anyone else at all.