“Mail call!” The 1MC* aboard the USS Marvin Shields sent out the call and a dozen division mail clerks scurried to pick up the mail for the sailors in their Division.
On most years, Americans, celebrate the 4th of July with family gatherings, food, fun, games and fireworks (location permitting). But this year, things are different.
Money is ingrained in our politics. It takes money to run campaigns. The principal fundraising platform (the house party) is unavailable under COVID. So we must find alternative ways to raise the funds needed to communicate with voters.
“He’ll never get an opportunity like that again, and it was taken away for what?” Uhler said.
Umm… how about “Public Safety”?
“We started with no infections, and we’re headed for herd immunity, or some semblance of it,” – District 2 Supervisor Robert Weygandt
No. We. Are. Not.
Like many IT professionals, I dabble a bit on the weekend. During the week, I’m mostly working in Microsoft Windows environments (I work for a local government agency, hence windows). But at night and on the weekends, I pitch in on some linux based websites (like this one). I had an interesting long-weekend while trying to upgrade Ubuntu on my servers.
If you don’t know who Rodney Dangerfield is, you’re missing out. Now, my life is nowhere near a bad as the life of Dangerfield’s characters. But, man, it feels like it some days.
Windows is very “expensive” compared to Linux for running a simple web server…. Lesson learned.
What a day!! (Thursday 9/19/19) Our congressional representative Doug LaMalfa managed to disparage the benefits of clean water AND clean air in a pair of tweets reminiscent of the president he idolizes.
I’ve finally found a few minutes to jot some notes about the recently concluded 2019 California Democratic Party (CDP) Convention held in San Francisco. This is my third convention and first during a presidential campaign season. This was first convention while serving as the Chair of the Placer Democratic Central Committee (DCC).