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Death Winter 2018 Takes A Break

Click = big I’m not deceived. It’s gathering strength for a new assault! Previously here: The Winter Agony Until Spring Ecstasy Death Winter 2018 To Finally Abate Inhuman Winter Of 2018 Too Much Winter! 2018 Winter Of Death Fake Spring … Continue reading

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NYC Snow Warning

The Weather Channel says no. NY1 Weather — which has often been better than TWC — says yes. Snow May Cause Problems for Your AM Commute Expect two to four inches across the region. We just got rid of the … Continue reading

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The Winter Agony Until Spring Ecstasy

How Many Days Until Spring 2018?

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Long Weekend Review, January 13-15, 2018

The three-day Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday caught me by surprise. Frigid air and IRL complications kept me mostly immobile. And I’m sure kept electric vehicles off the roads. Reading was Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva and … Continue reading

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Fake Spring Friday

I’d forgotten what it was like to be able to walk outside without my face being covered, two pairs of gloves on, and tons of layers. What a sensation of freedom! But the Death Cold returns starting tomorrow night: Click … Continue reading

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Get The Hell Off Twitter Now!

UNDERCOVER VIDEO: Twitter Engineers To “Ban a Way of Talking” Through “Shadow Banning,” Algorithms to Censor Opposing Political Opinions Former Twitter software engineer Abhinav Vadrevu on shadow banning: “they just think that no one is engaging with their content, when … Continue reading

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Google Books: Unused?

I can’t believe they’ve done this: Or maybe I should say I can’t believe they did it to me. There I am, indulging in a Google Books fishing expedition with a keyword or two to see what interesting books I … Continue reading

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The Dogs Of Political War Are Sniffing For Oprah

I got this Notification from WordPress: “Booming” is relative to a blog so old that it’s not being read at all, so hardly a Big Whoop. But the curious thing was the latest Top Posts are about Oprah: Of them … Continue reading

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Beware Of January 23, 2018!

Not in the blog due to IRL stuff. But on January 23, 2016, NYC had a blizzard. A year later, on January 23, 2017, NYC had a Nor’easter. Hey, weather! How about this year you give us freakish 70F clear … Continue reading

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Weekend Review, January 6-7, 2018

Are you kidding me? Nothing was on the road due to the frigid weather and uncleared snow and ice. I was hunkered down and cursing the sky, the Arctic, and the Winter in general. The weekend’s book was a re-reading … Continue reading

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