Interacting w/ a smartphone daily will certainly reinforce its mundanity, but sometimes I’ll stop and realize how mind blowing it is that you can tap on a little slab of glass and communicate with the world, see photos /videos from all over, purchase nearly anything, etc. #mbnov
First Christmas in a new house, first time climbing on the roof to hang lights. Turned out ok I think.
One of the things I enjoy most is being a pedestrian in a city I’m visiting for the first or second time. I miss that. #mbnov
I try to wear as few figurative masks as possible. A literal mask doesn’t particularly bother me though. #mbnov
Watching Home Alone and thought I recognized the voice of the guy who plays Santa. Looked him up on IMDB. He has 50+ credits, including one in post-production this year. But I didn’t recognize him in anything else until I got down to Groundhog Day, where he’s “Man in Hallway”.
Also re: the #bcbs I don’t go early so I don’t usually face the dilemma of which variant to choose. This time though there were three variants — fog, caramella and Special No. 4. I got the Special. Not sure I’ve ever even bought a variant before. #mbnov
Annual day-after-Thanksgiving family photo. #bcbs
It’s taken some time to adjust to a new house, especially this year, but a Thanksgiving bonfire is one new tradition I can get behind. #mbnov
C: Is Jeremy getting the call?
Dana: He’s getting the call.
J: I’m getting the call?
Dan: You’re getting the call.
J: I don’t know what that means.
Elliot: It means you’re getting the call.
J: I still don’t know what that means.
MPR’s choral music streaming radio is a blessing and a curse right now. Words can’t express how much I miss singing in a group. I am thankful for the work put into these recordings and the ability to listen to them for free. But my goodness, I ache. There is no true substitute.