The eternal quest to sink all of our disposable income into the house continues at Casa Core Dump.
One of the things that have annoyed us ever since we moved in was the range—it’s one of those cheap jobbies like you get in an apartment, with the loathed heater coils that are such a pain to clean. Urgh. But now it has met its demise, and sits outside in the driveway depressing neighborhood property values while we wait for it to be picked up and hauled off to wherever old stoves go.
The old stove. Not quite sexy enough.
It has been replaced with this stainless steel wonder of kitchen pr0n:
Oh yeah, glass top, baby. This is the way to fly. We have now achieved 100% stainless steel among kitchen appliances.
And yes, that’s a “Powered by Red Hat” sticker on the toaster next to the stove.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.