On gun control, and on propaganda vs honest debate.
Last week I went to a town hall by Rep. John Curtis. I’m not a Republican, but I appreciate his efforts to listen to all of his district. I like his pragmatism. And I hold him to a high standard. That’s why I fact checked him on one important point.
Tonight after dinner I turned to my son and said, “Would you put away the leftovers?”
He raised his eyebrow and said, “Do you mean put them in the fridge, or put away the leftovers?”
Raise your hand if you can identify: as soon as I wrote that title, my instinct was to save the draft and come back to writing this some other day.
Remember that poem about the lonely puffin who switched to pancakes after making friends with the fishes?
Last night at a tech meetup, my friend and I traded some of our harvests. I ended up with two big zucchini… you know, the kind that stayed on the vine oh… about 10 minutes too long? This is one of my favorite zucchini tricks.
My girl showed me an awesome trick today: by twisting a nearly-empty water bottle at its middle, you can make the water inside it boil. Watch out for that lid when it pops, not to mention the escaping steam! We recommend trying this outside, and wearing the wrapper like an upcycled wristband. 😉
Two other neat tricks to try:
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