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Michael Houghton (Herveus d'Ormonde)
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Fascinating. The punch line: there are two types of fungus, not one.

Lots of work to sort this stuff out now.
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
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From the place where the fields that grow fucks are fecund comes this. Yes, it is actually a serious linguistic blog.
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I hit that article.Am I now a fuccant?
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Way to go, Minneapolis Police Federation. Y'all miss the point and get butthurt about it. And worms to the LA Sparks for waving "All Lives Matter" on the scoreboard while you were at it.
The president of the Minneapolis police union praised the officers and suggested that their colleagues may also decline to work Lynx games.
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there's a nice analysis at http://espn.go.com/wnba/story/_/id/17021713/lynx-players-not-wearing-black-lives-shirts-texas (yea, espn)
You can't have a dialog if one side walks away.
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iOS peeps: I have a shiny new car, and I want to find a suitable app for my iPhone to track fuel, maintenance, and all that crap. I want to be able to easily export data in a sane format (CSV qualifies). I'm seeing a number of choices that all look like they meet my basic requirements.

Does anyone have particular recommendations (positive or negative)?
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I use Automatic. Which comes in both iOS and Android versions.

https://dashboard.automatic.com/#/demo?_k=8flohp
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I have a new car. My Honda Civic Hybrid got rear ended badly enough to call it a total loss. After ten years and 185,000 miles, I was ready to let it go.

I bought a new Kia Soul yesterday. I wanted something with a more upright driving position. With the seat jacked all the way up, I still have an inch of clearance and my thighs are horizontal. Woo!

I will be putting the roof racks on which will give me the ability to schlep sheet goods from Home Depot that I lost when we sold the van. In theory, I should be able to put a hitch on it for light towing as well.

I had looked at the Toyota Prius, Honda Fit, and Mazda3. The Mazda and the Fit failed the road test when I found moderate to severe discomfort with where my left knee lays up against the door. Not a good bearing point in either case. It didn't fit *me*. The Prius had a lot of coolness in tech/geeky ways, but the higher price tag and the less elevated seating position dropped it into second place. I even called the other three salespersons to let them know that I had chosen something else so they don't sit there wondering. I am not disrecommending any of those models for anyone else.

Kia even offered very attractive financing, such that I am not going to bother with my credit union. I did come perilously close to walking out on the deal when they were stubborn on the price, but we found a mutually satisfactory number.
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After our Honda Civic hybrid died, we got a Toyota Camry Hybrid. Very happy with it. When we replace the Honda Accord, I will have to make sure we give the Kia Soul a look.
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Howdy!

The database has been updated to include the May 2016 LoAR.

There are no changes to my.cat this month.

The reindexing project is complete through October 1995. That's
about 2000 more items reindexed. I was busy this month, including
the Modest Proposal initial implementation list and another big
slug of national flags. That was about a quarter of what was left.
Wheee...

http://oanda.sca.org/dbdiffs_1605.txt lists the added, changed, and deleted
records in the database. It's a big one this month.

yours,
Herveus
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So the thought of what name to give my new car has been lurking in the background. It's a Kia Soul.

Free association happened and I'm thinking that "Birdhouse" has appeal.
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BIRDHUS maybe
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I got the regular notice of what is in this week's mini harvest from +Hungry Harvest and literally squeed! Rainier Cherries are in the box. I looove me those Rainiers. Not so much a fan of Bings, but Rainiers!

Woo!

Apparently, the cherries are "scarred" but ready to eat. Narf narf narf.
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...and the Rainiers were nummy, as expected.
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You're probably seen links to the paper that makes the 'startling' finding that blacks are 23.8 percent less likely to be shot by police, relative to whites.

This article digs into the analysis a bit more deeply and observes how that 'finding' might be focusing on the wrong thing, thus making its finding a smidge suspect even if it is accurately calculated as described.
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At Storvik Novice Tourney on Saturday, I was over at the A&S area chatting with some folks, and Ragnveig was speaking of her discovery of the merits of gauging things. Particularly, she mentioned room in her stuff for a 8-10mm netting gauge. Remembering that +Carolyn Priest-Dorman wanted one of my walnut pickup sticks that would be the right size, I asked her if she would be in the market for a stick of the right size. So last night, I turned out one that was 8.43mm wide or so (using my new digital measuring thingy to make sure it was the same size on both ends to two significant digits), and she narfed it up today. Yay!

But I do have wider ones left in stock, so I could send one out to you, Thora. We can correspond more privately on the details. I still need to get in the shop and futz around more with small bits of other woods.
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10-4! Tomorrow, after tonight's A&S papermaking workshop.
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Funny how you don't hear any thought given to what might have motivated anyone to avoid the official systems whose design places usability down the list of criteria. One need not invoke malice unless one is on a partisan witch hunt. Oh. Did I say that out loud?
 
Here's an interview with me about an overlooked aspect of the recent Clinton email scandal.
Missing from the analysis and debate regarding the U.S. government's decision not to prosecute presumptive Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
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This was a trumped scandal from the start. In this environment there are multiple email accounts. One is for commercial work. Intelligence spills are a common occurrence. In all such environments. 
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Yesterday, my nephew got married. Their arrival at their reception was pretty epic. They left in the same manner. Yes, he was driving in the left seat.
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Herald, woodworker,weaver, computer and database geek, poker of hornet's nests
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Herald, woodworker, card weaver (have I shown you my 3/1 twill stuff?), computer/database geek.
 
Morsulus Herald, Herveus d'Ormonde, in the SCA.
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Three great children. Pelican and Laurel, for those who care about SCA stuff.
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mullica hill, nj - clarksboro, nj - newark, de - alexandria, va - arlington, va - bowie, md