This is another of the W.O.O.D. series of semi-regular
Weekly Occasional Open Discussions.
(i.e. if I forget and skip one, no big)
Immediate prior one here:
and remains open for threads running there
(at least until the ‘several month’ auto-close of comments on stale threads).
Canonical list of old ones here:
So use “Tips” for “Oooh, look at the interesting ponder thing!”
and “W.O.O.D” for “Did you see what just happened?! What did you think about it?”
What’s Going On?
I’m back in California. Didn’t see any Tesla’s on the return run either until I reached California. I’m pretty much caught up on sleep (at last…) and starting to catch up on all the things that didn’t get done while I was gone.
in The News:
The Kavanaugh Circus is continuing – expect this to get far far worse right up until the confirmation is done, then watch for it to be regurgitated at the midterm elections. One can only hope enough folks are seeing through the Faux Bimbo Eruption for it to be ineffective and grating on the electorate.
Storms have passed, but flooding is only slowly leaving. Snow (early snow) is showing up at higher elevations and latitudes.
https://www.iceagenow.info/1st-day-of-fall-more-like-1st-day-of-winter-on-canadian-prairies/ (and many more at that site).
I’m being under-par on productivity. Why? Left over sloth after a marathon trip. Under-enthused by the petty bickering and character assaults that now constitute “the news”. Faced with a way too long “ToDo List” that got out of hand while I was spending 2 weeks otherwise occupied. Who knows. I’ve barely gotten my office back to functional (it was left in a mess as I searched and just grabbed stuff for the trip) and the yard… Well, the front yard…
We’ll see if I can get myself back to work and away from the Video Feast habit ;-)
The Trump speech at the UN was spectacular.
I had a choice of the CNN YouTube or the RT one, so here’s the RT one. (No reason to even indirectly support CNN…)