Saturday, December 04, 2010

Busy penguin

Sorry about the lack of posting, but within the past 18 hours I have:

  1. Finished cleaning out the new music room (former bedroom) and moved all the furniture back into it
  2. Installed a Seagate Momentus XT 512GB 7200 RPM SSD hybrid into my Macbook Pro Core I7, it now boots up lickity split rather than making me wait on it (it has a small SSD inside it which it uses to cache often-used blocks, such as the blocks for the OS, web browser, and email program that I always boot into upon entry),
  3. Repaired my leaky bathtub faucet, which involved a complete rebuild of the Price-Pfister faucet (as in, take out stem core and seat, and replace with new from rebuild kit), for much cheaper than if the landlord had called a plumber (lest you say, "but that's the landlord's responsibility!", yes, but he would have raised my rent to pay for it -- what, you think there's a free lunch?! He gave me a good deal on the rent with the implied corollary that I'd take care of little things like this for him).
Now I need to unpack all the music stuff (which got put into drawers during the move) and set it all up... and then I need to work on my economics post, which is going to be an interesting discussion of how real life business works (as vs. theory) and why reduced demand due to monetary deflation can lead producers to increase prices -- and get it.

-- Badtux the Busy Penguin


  1. Aren't you going to freeze (winter) or cook (summer) in your music room now? There's no free lunch!

  2. Minvera, I can deal with temperature extremes via the usual means when I'm awake. I just have trouble sleeping when it's cold or hot...


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