Another photo-D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 27th, 2017 01:13 pm
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Doesn't look at all to me like "restoration and adaptive re-use" is what is planned.



D.O.P.-T. (yesterday)

Jul. 27th, 2017 01:02 pm
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Internet!!! (16 days of outage.)

I hope there will be no more need for this:





[personal profile] ahmik
 https://www.dezeen.com/2017/07/25/engineers-propose-solution-sinking-millennium-tower-san-francisco/

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 25th, 2017 11:19 am
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One or more yappy little dogs have moved into the house where the black lab used to live. I could hear them in the backyard as I walked past on the way to the library (still no internet at home); the carpet was being replaced.

D.O.P.-T. (yesterday)

Jul. 25th, 2017 11:16 am
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The tall rustic gate below which Bear used to poke his nose at his old house has been replaced with the same thing in new wood, and the new residents have enormous tomato plants growing up the wall behind it.

D.O.P.-T. (yesterday)

Jul. 24th, 2017 06:24 am
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Posting in haste from work - internet still not fixed. It continues hot, but it does cool down at night. On work days, when I sleep in the afternoon and evening, the dog sometimes stretches out on the floor in front of the fan rather than endure sharing the bed with me.

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 22nd, 2017 12:15 pm
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Still at the library. With two rounds of assistance from someone who understands this stuff, I finally managed to post last Monday's verse today using a borrowed memory stick.

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 20th, 2017 10:47 am
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(At the library again.) The summer trees are all in bloom - clouds of pink and white, with little birds flitting among them.

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Jul. 20th, 2017 09:30 am
[personal profile] ahmik
 “We can be the kind of people who lead with their hearts and behave to those around them in an ethical, honest, and kindly manner that creates for those who enter that three feet around us a feeling of peace that also serves to steady the self.” - Sharon Salzberg

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 19th, 2017 01:21 pm
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I saw the mostly white cat again, so he/she hasn't moved after all. But the main consumer(s) of the catfood on the porch now seems to be one or more tabbies; I'm not sure whether the brown tabby and the silver tabby are the same cat, but one is apparently living under the bush by the front steps. So we may have a barn cat again.

D.O.P.-T. (day before yesterday)

Jul. 19th, 2017 01:19 pm
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At the library again.

I'm pleased to glimpse that one of the local houses that sold recently has had the line of ratty sheltered parking spaces at the rear replaced with an actual backyard. Lawn and stuff.

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 17th, 2017 12:24 pm
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At the library again. The verse will be unavoidably late; I have it written but getting it here would involve a zip drive and negotiating the library wifi with my laptop.

D.O.P.-T. (yesterday)

Jul. 17th, 2017 12:20 pm
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Very hot. We nonetheless went and purchased groceries, including canned food for the new (used) dog. The car's external thermometer said 96, the thing under the garage eave said 104. I managed to get to sleep. The nearest house for sale had a large icecream truck parked in front of it, I suspect to try to attract visitors to the open house.

Day 7 - No Internet At All

Jul. 15th, 2017 12:07 pm
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This is the 7th consecutive day where we've had no internet at all, rather than erratic internet. I am posting from the library. My other alternatives for internet access are my place of work, and my cell phone.

As you can imagine, I am very much not happy about this.

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 15th, 2017 11:53 am
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(At the library again.) The last box had been unpacked. It was a very busy night, but I managed to get all the Fleshlights on display where customers can see them. So at dawn I put a box out the back door ... badly startling a Himalayan cat who had been browsing the alleyway. I've seen him or her before, fleeing around the corner when I open the front door to check whether there is any traffic on El Camino. Regrettably, His or Her Floofy Highness cannot be lured into the store.

D.O.P.-T.

Jul. 14th, 2017 10:30 am
weofodthignen: selfportrait holding bra and alien love doll (work)
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At the library again. This week's merchandise delivery is now down to one box, but I truly don't know where whatever's in that box is going to go. I worked wonders fitting in what I unpacked last night and some of what had been left hopelessly lying around behind the counter. Customers ... buy stuff!

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Jul. 14th, 2017 10:30 am
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Happy birthday [personal profile] ravan!!!

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