Third post of the day! Maybe there’s been so little because Jonah’s on Alaska time with his daughter and mine SLEPT THROUGH THE NIGHT! YAY!!!!!! Sorry to use the word “yay,” but I was encouraged to speak childishly yesterday by the mayor of Cincinnati, who was quoted in the New York Times in a piece on his city’s weird streetscape saying, “”The skywalk – it’s ugly, and the space underneath it is dark and yucky.” When was the last time you heard a politician use the word “yucky”? It’s like hearing Barney the Purple Dinosaur discuss “invincible ignorance” on NRO.
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