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If you remember my previous adventure with wind bringing down tree branches and limbs that land on my house. most of my time was spent trying to figure out how to bring down overhanging branches so that they wouldn’t bring down the power lines. This time it was a 100+ pound main trunk overhanging the roof.
I got the overhanging tree trunk down but unlike my previous adventure I was a bad empiricist and could have saved myself some trouble with the back gate, on which the sawed piece landed.
I am up to eight holes in the roof but at least the rest of the work there is manageable. Patching and sawing the remaining trunk and limbs into smaller pieces and throwing them off the roof. Then figuring out who can redo the roof without ripping me off. As I have mentioned, guys who come to the door offering roofing services are interesting if only to discern their bad sales technique. The age of Trump has made us all aware of such approaches.
Say there, pilgrim your roof sucks, maybe you should get it redone, here’s our card,
I spent far too much time calculating how I could pivot the overhanging piece onto the roof and not enough on how the damn thing spins before it hits the ground.
I am worn out as usual. I’m a lumberjack and I’m OK.
Room Rater Great Artist Skype Rooms. Jackson Pollack. 10/10. pic.twitter.com/TFGcD5kxMG
— Room Rater (@ratemyskyperoom) August 6, 2020
Because this is artful:
Life would be better in miniature.
— Dr. Helen Papagiannis, Ph.D. (@ARstories) August 6, 2020
More lies this time with Lego.
OMG, Ivanka is telling a story about her son Joseph building a lego model of the White House. She told the same story about herself once, building a lego Trump Tower.
The story was made up.
AMERICAN OLIGARCHS, P 176 pic.twitter.com/hwGR2q43Q1
— Andrea Bernstein (@AndreaWNYC) August 28, 2020
Hegel on the English: “Nowhere more than in England is the prejudice so fixed and so naive that if birth and wealth give a man office they also give him brains.”
70% less bird carnage is a good thing, even if there are other methods of modifying migratory patterns.
— The Scientist (@TheScientistLLC) August 28, 2020
Pretty pricey, but I might need at least some kind of Tiny Home in my back yard.
This egg-shaped capsule is actually a smart, self-sustaining home pic.twitter.com/n35yf1R11i
— Mashable (@mashable) August 28, 2020
It’s bad enough that I have to put a piece of tape on the cellphone lenses
Amazon thinking that people would like to wear two always on microphones on their body feels appropriately dystopian for 2020 https://t.co/qt1339RoOs
— Internet of Shit (@internetofshit) August 28, 2020
Two students sit outside a Taco Bell to use Wi-Fi so they can 'go to school' online.
This is California, home to Silicon Valley…but where the digital divide is as deep as ever.
Where 40% of all Latinos don't have internet access. This generation deserves better. pic.twitter.com/iJPXvcxsLQ
— Kevin de Leόn (@kdeleon) August 28, 2020
The Philly Taco is the ultimate food mashup 🤪 pic.twitter.com/2IAM4W3cgD
— Food Insider (@InsiderFood) August 28, 2020
We’re at @wavemountdora with Chef Lex who shows off her skills by making this beautiful Mosaic Roll! 🍣🔪This amazing work of art is fully edible, made only using fresh salmon, tuna, cucumber, and sushi rice! What do you think?! 🤷🏽♂️🔥 #food #foodporn pic.twitter.com/91sMa0mRIJ
— Foodporn (@food_porn) August 24, 2020