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This morning's first-cup-of-coffee project: Cancel VPN service in the news lately, uninstall everywhere.

Later: Figure out how to use Tailscale to serve a similar purpose; debug networking problems in Ubuntu (caused by VPN removal?)

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watching a sitcom on Peacock and the subtitles (on by accident) say [Depeche Mode “Just Can’t Get Enough” plays] but it’s Devo’s “Beautiful World.”

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Working on migrating my Tumblr posts to an independently hosted 11ty blog. I have all the posts (~7500) and I think I've pulled all of the images (~850Mb). I have formats for each type of post roughed out. Big remaining question: attempt to tackle comments too??

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We've been wanting a specific mattress from a specific store; it's often OOS. I poked around the browser Network tab & figured out the URL to hit (& a header value it requires) to automate checking every 5 min. My little Node app stopped working after two weeks. While debugging, I went back to the site manually. Figured the header value timed-out after 15 days or something... I was refreshing and digging in DevTools for minutes, it was definitely not working... all the while I'm failing to notice that the dang thing is in stock. I should be clicking the Buy button, not debugging my little app!

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screenshot of JS code that handles an error by displaying "what the crap"

This error handler is in an NPM package downloaded almost a million times a week. Makes me feel better about my own... 😆

what the crap!

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Was offered 3 months of Apple Music when I set up that HomePod Mini. Cancelled this morning. If I ever used it, that was by accident. I guess I'm locked in to Spotify (though I hardly love it & should switch to YT Music which I get "free" as part of YT Premium, but don't use).

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Star Wars jelly belly

Mom always knows what I want for my birthday (from the Tuesday Morning clearance rack)

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Some days, Stack Exchange just has exactly what one needs. (If one needs to start adding .gpg repo keys the new safer way, and doesn't really know what they're doing...)