An Actual Interaction With a Tenant, Paraphrased
Us, in an email to all tenants in the building we manage: Sorry, guys, but one of our two water heaters needs to be replaced. Since it can't be replaced until next week, please be conservative with your water usage, meaning, among other things, using cold rinse instead of warm rinse when washing clothing.
Her, in an email response: Will this affect the dryers, too?
With the possible exception of Ronald Reagan, whose fabled aloofness and...– From the Atlantic’s “Caring for Your Introvert”
Scalia Says Court Can’t Be Bothered To Read... →
stfuconservatives: tartantambourine: During the last day of Supreme Court hearings about the Affordable Care Act, the justices covered whether or not the entire law could stand if the individual mandate was struck down and the law’s expansion of Medicaid. But Justice Antonin Scalia seemed surprised that someone would have expected the justices to read the text of the health care reform law...
You can’t be a nerd because it’s cool. You have to be a nerd because it’s who...– Words of wisdom from my friend Cat (via nerdgirlproblems)
Game of Thrones action RPG coming from Atlus →
I MUST HAVE THE GAME OF THRONES RPG YOU GUYS.
YAY! William Penn Saves Trees!!!!!
perezhamilton: Our hero! William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, has mandated that for every five acres of trees cleared, one acre must be preserved. Trees are pretty, give animals their homes, provide us with shade plus soooo many other good things! We just want to give WP a big hug!!
Emerald City Comicon this weekend! March 30-April...
dresdencodak: Hey Seattle people! I’ll be at Emerald City Comicon Friday, Saturday and Sunday doing my thing. You should come by! We’ll have the new Department of Awareness Posters, The internationally acclaimed Dresden Codak Primer, And tons of other goodies! I’ll also be drawing dinosaurs! Come to the Topatoco table (booth 202/203) where we’ll be jamming all weekend.
THE DAYSTAR RETURNS AND DEMANDS TRIBUTE. SAVE US FROM THE DAYSTAR. IT BURNS US. WE HATES IT. SSSSSSSSSSSSS.
Collaboration is overrated. At least the word is. What people want is...– Who, Where, How We Work: The Intersection of Culture, Workplace, and Social Media http://bit.ly/H9x4gi Definitely worth a read. (via wanderingwanderingstar)
Early Onset of Night: Is a healthcare mandate an... →
early-onset-of-night: The answer is revealed in your very question, sir. Let’s break it down: “health”, “care”, and “mandate”. Let’s start with the most complex word: mandate. It means requirement. It means something is required. It’s not a choice, it isn’t up for debate, it’s something we must do. Health and care are…
Microsoft employees, accompanied by United States marshals, raided two...– The New York Times, “Microsoft Raids Tackle Internet Crime.” Wow. (via inothernews)
Read books. As often as you can. Mostly classics.– Maura Kelly, on her Slow-Books manifesto. (Repost, but we couldn’t help ourselves.)