The Palmolive Building, lit for Christmas, as seen from the courtyard of Fourth Presbyterian, 1933, Chicago.
My subjective experience of where my paycheck ends up.
Oregon hired Oracle to build its exchange
And “Oracle” is all you have to know.
Had an impromptu family photoshoot on Thanksgiving. Which isn’t easy. I don’t come from a family of smiling, camera-ready people. Our general mood is “quiet resignation”.
Uncharacteristic sentimentality: This holiday really drives home I have maybe 10 years left with these people.
Characteristic sarcasm: But, as a positive, once my aunt and my parents are in their frugal pine coffins, I’ll never have to go to central Illinois ever again.