Yes, Dad, I want to hear how I've messed up in moving to California and in my job search. While you're at it, yes, please tell me how awesome one of my older brothers is doing in his job and his promotion, the same brother who was a thieving fuck-up until a couple years ago. Grand.
Serious question and quandary: Someone hearing about the new OA journal analysis I'm doing says, in essence, "I assume you'll make the spreadsheet available for crowdsourced verification and further analysis." I do not see this as being a good idea, and if pushed on it would be inclined to drop the project ...
I don't say it enough (or perhaps I never have) but I admire the hell out of Jimminy. He gets it done, even though half the time I have no idea what he's doing. And in a world of people who constantly brag about "keeping it real" he just does it.
I-44 in Oklahoma City is closed for the next several hours due to an accident. A semi overturned and spilled its load. Which was live lobsters. After the incident last year where a truck lost hundreds of gallons of maple syrup, I wonder what will be next.
My mom arranged for my father to take Mr. 12 to PAX Prime this year, the big videogame expo in Seattle. Mr. 12 left the house a few minutes ago and they fly out of Denver this afternoon. I'm so excited for them! I hope it goes well. http://prime.paxsite.com/