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RainCaster

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Gender: Male
Home country: USA
Current location: Left Coast
Member since: Mon Oct 10, 2016, 07:19 PM
Number of posts: 7,583

About Me

A Reformed Republican who has seen evil and shook its hand. (Nixon) He now spends his time trying to change the world for the better.

Journal Archives

Washington's Access Online is down

I've been collecting unemployment for some time now. It's my ritual to fill out the online forms every Sunday morning, and today the website is at a snails pace. I am getting kicked out by random server errors, but each time I get one step closer. I can now see that I have emails waiting for me from the state.
All this after having the state tell me that they exposed my bank account transfer information to hackers last year. Incompetence is rampant in my state government. Of course they rewrote the site to use pop-ups, which no modern browser allows.

Lyrics have been a big distraction lately

I always have music going while I'm working during the day. Same when I'm perusing DU. Lately, I noticed how my music client will display the lyrics of the songs I'm listening to. WARNING: big distraction. I love watching the lyrics being posted in front of me. Satisfies an inner need to understand what the geniuses are saying to me...

I've gotta stop this, or I will never get anything done.

Too frightening
To listen to a stranger
Too beautiful
To put your pride in danger
You're waiting for
Someone to understand you

But you've got demons in your closet
(You've got demons in your closet)
And you're screaming out to stop it
(And you're screaming out to stop it)
Saying life's begun to cheat you
Friends are out to beat you
Grab on to what you can scramble for

I will get my shot tomorrow- the opportunities are expanding

My wife too! I'm 62, and she's (less than that), so we don't qualify yet, except for one thing. Our daughter is living at home with us, and she's in health care. So now the list has expanded in my state to include those in health care households. It makes sense. The vaccine opportunities are opening up...
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