Turns out the sound cutting off on my new headset on was due to signal interference from a Bluetooth mouse. I turned off the mouse and boom, no sound problems. It was probably about time to stop using that mouse anyway, the thing is literally falling apart. I have a USB version of the mouse, so now I need to dig out a USB hub with an extra port.

My son's classroom door was actually bolted shut because of all the kids who tried to, well, bolt in search of their parents. Ours didn't cry--he seemed more confused than anything as we said good-bye and left, but he may start bawling himself when he realizes we're not coming back soon. Poor kid! I'm nervous because we've never left him in the care of non-family members, but my husband seems comfortable with it. He'll be picking the kid up after lunch since I have a class.

It was Wailing City in daycare when we dropped our son off today 😅 The daycare had an adjustment period last week when at least one parent would stay with each child and then take the child back home after about an hour of joint activities. This week is the first when kids are actually dropped off, though they are still picked up right after lunch, and it's hard on the kids who are new to daycare.

Vatican City is only 0.44 square km in area, therefore it has an average of 2.27 Popes per km².

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Me, after crudely stitching my toddler's name on a towel I'm dropping off at his daycare: Where's my Mom of the Year award

Acceptable lyric substitution for sing-along time with baby: "Did you ever see a giraffe taking a bath, down by the bay?"

Unacceptable lyric substitution for sing-along time with baby: "If you're happy and you know it, what's your secret?"

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Another day, another job application. Come on, something. Bite!

Ok nobody told me that a toddler talking in his sleep is the most adorable thing in the world wtf. Admittedly it's more like "talking," he's in the stage where he strings syllables together without forming real words so what he actually said was ma-ma-ma-ma-ma, but still. And I thought his bursting into giggles that one time during a nap was cute.

Weird moment: When my 2-year-old carefully unwrapped the two pieces of chocolate I had given him and fed them to me, before he turned to his plate and finished his bean sprouts.

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I thought I'd lost hours of code when my computer crashed--no one to blame, really, my own damned fault for working on GitHub and not saving for over a day--but lo and behold, a copy-paste remained in the browser's minifier tab! A miracle!

"When you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than your ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create."

- Why The Lucky Stiff

"It is a mistake to suppose that the public wants the environment protected or their lives saved and that they will be grateful to any idealist who will fight for such ends.

What the public wants is their own individual comfort."

-- Isaac Asimov

I mean I guess the responsible thing to do would have been to report it as lost immediately, but small things go missing so often with a toddler in the house I couldn't be arsed.

My credit card was missing for days and I found it under a couch cushion today looking for socks. I guess finding money in the couch is still a thing.

Person: [carrying a covered foil pan]

Everyone in the office: 👀 whatcha got there?? 👀

I've backed up & deleted my phone's images and videos up to June 2018, but my videos are still taking up 12.5GB of my 32GB drive so it looks like I have a while to go yet.

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