Oh yeah, a blog post. Not much to report today, just some status updates.
The emoji problem persists, and sadly it may be that all previously used emoji are going to look fucked, and all future emoji may as well. Certainly when I post my monthly update on Monday those will look shitty too. Overnight the site was automatically updated to WordPress 5.9, but when I tried a comment afterward the emoji was still fucked. Fuck. Fuck. Fuck.
My health is getting slowly better. The worst of the crud was Monday, yesterday I was able to do some limited physical activity, and today I could probably do the same if not for the fact that temperatures have dipped below freezing again. I’ll continue to take things slowly until the weekend. I had a nice walk with Bonnie yesterday, but in modern parlance I did not walk since I failed to record it on Strava.
WLF is mostly dormant due to lack of sunshine (the sun is low in the sky and doesn’t shine on the farm for very long; come spring I hope to have a solution to the leaves which block the sun through summer), wind, and very cold temperatures. If I make it out there today I will try to lay out two new planting beds and do some bed cleanup.
I wanted to go to Lowe’s this morning, but a warm bed won out over getting dressed and going outside.
Later today I will go to Aldi and Kroger, mostly to buy things for tonight’s Betsy dinner, but also to score some iBotta cash, use some expiring coupons, and buy essentials. It’s my turn to cook; I am considering making a pan of empanadas for dinner.
My financial world is still passable. Over the next few weeks I am going to attempt to eliminate some recurring costs which I deem no longer necessary; potential candidates are the landline phone, Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom subscription, Spotify, and Netflix. I also want to look hard at the T-Mobile “old person” plan to see if it will suit my needs sufficiently so I can cut my ATT cellular bill in half. If I can save $50-$100 per month that would be a nice raise to my current salary.
With a wealth of books amassed over my lifetime I am finally spending some time reading. In fact, it’s what I will do,for an hour once I wrap up this blog post. I am mostly reading for entertainment or gardening knowledge, I should really interject a lot more coding books into the equation.
Okay, that enough for today.
Be well, be happy, be nice.