“no…wait…i see it now.”

Been applying for jobs in the evenings lately instead of working on the van. This is the window for applying for academic jobs next year, so I gotta put some hours in on these applications….

get with the fucking times

Spent a fair amount today…almost 500 on a 22 survival rifle and a folding table for my dutch oven. On Monday the president told a paramilitary group of white supremacists to “stand by,” presumably until…

nick cave’s novel

Zero dollar day. Spent about 50 bucks on food the last two days–Monday was my 40th birthday, and I took half the day off and got some snacks, but I got mired in depression, and…

the most difficult quadrant

Zero dollar day. Spent ~100 yesterday on groceries and snacks. Today was a very productive day on the van. Actually mounted 2/3 of the chalkboard panels on the sliding door, and insulated the cavity behind…

while I was on sabbatical

Zero dollar day. Almost gave up around 5 pm and went to get a frozen pizza, but I persevered. One more day before I get to rest. My neighbor is from this area, and he…

gonna have to rig that up somehow

Spent most of my day making cloth masks. My brother just tested positive, and he lives with my 81 year old mother. As his test was administered almost a week ago, and they haven’t been…

i fear the big zap

Good day. Zero dollars. Installed some 1/2″ plywood strips along the inner van steal as “wall joists.” I’ll install 1/4″ plywood panels into that, and will have a thermal break there, in that the screws…

i was warned of this

Haven’t posted in a bit, but I’ve been working. Took a two day weekend last weekend because my body was very clear about its need to rest and eat protein. Napping felt luxuriant. Today was…