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Friday, May 19, 2023

Short one this week, as I dedicate most of my mental energy to deciding whether to play the new Zelda game. (I will ultimately cave, try to get into it for an hour or two, get bored/frustrated, then set it aside for several years before doing the exact same thing again.)

A uranium glass teacup and saucer under ultraviolet light.

Fiestaware is lowkey goated when getting slowly killed by your plates is the vibe.* [* courtesy etymology for the olds]

Item 2: a list

Top 10 Old Quaker Names

  1. Hester Chester
  2. Charity Corn
  3. Jane Quitquit
  4. Israel Jelly
  5. Experience Cuppage
  6. Patience Fish
  7. Chardus Alatheo Eyre
  8. Wilde Wilde
  9. Silence Williams
  10. Corn Russell


Item 3: a media recommendation

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Eat It

Item 4: word of the week


No number of good works could assoil any parent of guilt for choosing to name their child "Corn".

Item 5: a photograph

Diego Rivera, Detroit Industry north wall, 1933, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI, USA.

See ya!

Thanks for reading. Have a nice weekend.