Year: 2020

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When spam texts are encouraging

Spam text has to be one of most annoying forms of online communication. It feels like an invasion of privacy. HOW DID YOU GET MY NUMBER?! But today I got a spam message that was rather nice. Well, if you have to receive spam text, it might as well be encouraging. I didn’t click on …

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Xerox print of my colorful striped socks dancing on a copier

If I had a mannequin foot…

I almost xeroxed my socks yesterday, but then I thought that was going too far putting my foot on the copier. Perhaps I need a mannequin foot. If i had a mannequin foot… I would walk around with three feet. I’d make up new games of soccer where I can play sitting on the ground. …

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Spotify family mix preview

Spotify family mix to combine everyone’s favorite songs in your house

This is so cool of Spotify to do! A family mix. Last year, we signed up for the family plan on Spotify. When we were all on my plan, the love of Disney soundtracks by my three-year-old daughter was screwing up my song recommendations. Everything in my recco list was being dominated by Disney. Plus, …

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synonyms for security guard (adobe lightroom keywords)

Fun synonyms for art museum guards

I’m brainstorming ways of describing art museum guards.  Art museum security guard Art protector Gallery attendant Law enforcement Museum access control Museum patrol Museum protector Observer of visitors Parcel inspector Policy enforcer Preventer of suspicious actions Preventer of touching Proper propriety maintainer Property guard Protection services officer Security Security officer Vandalism deterrent My favorite might …

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Fun security guards at art museums

Ever come across a fun or interesting security guard at an art museum? Here’s my encounter with a security guard at the Art Institute of Chicago sharing her love of tiny details of paintings, encouraging visitors to get closer to the artworks. After spending about ten minutes with a post-impressionist painting, over to the right …

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Xerox selfies on honeymoon in Avignon, France

Whenever you see a Xerox machine in a public place, xerox your face

I have a long-standing goal of whenever I see a xerox machine in a public place, to scan my face. My wife and I did one on our honeymoon in France. The copy machine was tucked away in the back of a Monoprix supermarket in Avignon while we were picking up some food storage containers. …

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so many tweets with zero replies

Responding to every tweet for one day

All those tweets in the world with no reply. People putting their thoughts and observations out into the world. But then left hanging. Is anybody reading? Or do most people on Twitter post tweets, and not read tweets? What if for one day, you responded to every single tweet in your stream? Ok, that might …

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