56 videos (about 9.5 hours) later, I've completed all of the videos for one of my courses!

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language, people 

Sometimes you find someone who would be an ideal collaborator for a project you've been wanting to work on. Then you discover that they are kind of a huge dickhead.

Maybe I'll work on some stuff for @engrxiv. Can't be furloughed from work you don't get paid for!

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Furlough day means doing some work around the house and contemplating the barrage of email I'll have to deal with tomorrow.

home ownership, mortgage 

Refinanced out mortgage today to a 15 year at 1.875%!

Will save us around $90,000 over the life of the loan.

Ugh, tried to upgrade my server's version of PeerTube and something went wrong. It completely wiped the existing install and now the backup won't restore and I can't successfully complete a fresh install either.

email, work/life balance 

I've been trying to do a better job of staying off of work email on the weekends. Of course this now means that I've come to dread Monday mornings and the first look at my computer.

COVID, idiots, and local politics 

Some of the locals attended a city council meeting and called for the university to shutdown so that "those professor can go without pay for a while like the rest of us have."

They maybe forget that many of the businesses in this small town depend on the university to exist in the first place.

Made it through developing the videos for the first third of one of my classes. About 4.5 hours in total.

As I've worked on my Fall course prep, I've discovered just how locked down my university has our LMS. Can't install any of the apps I want to. 😒

alcohol mention in alt text 

There are worse ways to do some work on a Friday afternoon.

face masks, Trump mention 

Post on local board, "Looking for face masks for petite face, something fashionable, puppies or Trump preferred."

Today seems like a good day for our septic pump to stop working.

Get yourself a partner who looks at you the way this lamb looks at my son.

It's the first Monday of June! That means I'm getting emails from all of the people asking me to do all of the things.

That thing when you have a great idea for a web domain, but you probably don't need another website/blog to maintain.

COVID, university planning 

My campus is taking about having faculty wear face shields and full PPE while in the classroom in the Fall. I personally am looking forward to lecturing to a fogged up face shield.

I have to prepare a voice-over Powerpoint for a virtual conference. Anybody know how to do one with two people remotely located both providing voice-over?

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