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My dogs let me sleep in an extra hour this morning. Sometimes I think they understand me more than I give them credit for.

I got this email this morning. Looks like I can finally quit my job! 😜

Where has chezmoi been all my life? I am using it now to manage my dotfiles between all my machines which use nixos.

Well, someone used the (now) rather old deploy on of to spam my mailbox. I got over 800 emails - and had to pony up $5 or risk being without incoming emails for a week.

Sounds like a neighbour is decorating. Constant drilling and banging for the last hour.

The joys of Shanghai apartment living.

Since I was away in Germany, the German supermarket chain ALDI has opened more locations in Shanghai. I guess it’s possible that some were opened beforehand but I only knew of one across the river in Puxi. Now I have one nearby and can place home delivery orders via WeChat! aldi.cn/aldi/home/en/index.htm

Today, I learned that openssl is kind of important for a Debian system to function, and you should not uninstall it.

I don't understand how database schemas are almost always completely un(der)-documented and everybody seems to be totally cool with that.

I have no idea why, but after I came home from the Whisky L! Show, Benny decides to sit with her butt on my head! whiskyl.com

This sunset was taken in Rizhao, Shandong Province back in August 2012. Not the best of photos, but not bad for an iPhone of the time and it appears I was leaning out of a taxi! @odd en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rizhao

I’ve been quiet lately. I am finding a day of work in the heat and humidity along with the commute really tiring. Maybe I should just face the fact that I’m getting old.

Sadly, this first week back in the office has me working on Saturday. I now miss Germany!

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