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Elsewhere in college

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Today in the 'rona

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American states & territories' flags as if they are Japanese prefectures

https://i.redd.it/29w086udtj651.png

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"Hey, mister! You can do that here! The Stanfurd Faculty Club has a policy against ________"

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I had leftovers from Sunday for lunch, Skirt steak w romesco sauce, grilled yellow bell peppers, red onions and asparagus with preserved lemon aioli, Mediterranean potato salad, a glass of Italian red - and now I don't feel like working at all.

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I have almost certainly mentioned before that my older daughter has been reticent to learn to drive. She has changed her tune because she doesn’t want to show up to college with a permit, and because a camp friend is having a party at her house in PA in August and my daughter concluded that she could drive herself (spoiler alert: we are not going to let her drive herself to this party).

But the point is this: Maryland has reduced the testing for a new license because of the backlog from the MVA being shut for a couple of months, and to keep things relatively safe for testers. So my daughter only has to pull into a parking spot, reverse into a parking spot, and complete a three point turn, and that’s almost the entirety of the rest. What a terrifying prospect!

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This is a long read, and despite the headline, not really focused on Kellie Chauvin: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/kellie-chauvin-history-asian-women-being-told-whom-they-should-n1231600?adfasd

"Dhingra is adamant that no assumptions should be made about any couple’s racial dynamic, particularly if there’s no personal connection to the couple. But he also emphasized that people need to push back on the perpetuation of the problematic ideas in society that devalue Asian Americans while upholding whiteness."

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One of my fave bands from the 90s just put out a new album today. I'm only the second song and am thrilled. Today is a good day.

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Alligator sausage when I visited New Orleans. Very tasty actually.

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Yesterday’s DBD turnout was pretty low. Wonder why?

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Forbidden Meat

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Our Crumbling Democracy

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