What Did I Learn From 1300 years of European History This Week?

I've had a lot of free time this past week to consume nearly all of Dan Jones' summary of the middle ages: Powers and Thrones, and what I have learned is that every human in history has been born into a life of violence, suffering and a meaningless search for purpose before fading into the obscurity of statistics. And also about the Mongols which is cool I guess.


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The woman with the fake tan stepped into my office, sat across from my desk and lit a cigarette.
At least, she would, sometime in the next 20 minutes. Smelling the future has advantages, but precision isn’t one of them.


The Things I Do

If it's the March long weekend, and there are production and provisioning changes happening for multiple clients, then...

This is obviously the perfect time for me to also deploy to production the latest version of bradism.com

I mean, I've got the equivalent of over one working hands to juggle these things.

In all seriousness, writing last minute features such as dynamically scaling the CSS padding of entries over faded image backgrounds when viewed on mobile was important.

If it wasn't, what is my life really even for?

End If

Don Quixote is an Inspiration

Quote:
Wouldn't it be better to stay quietly at home? Instead of looking for better bread than what’s made from wheat, and forgetting that many a man’s gone out shearing and come back shorn?

It's also very long so I haven't finished the second part after starting it in 2016.

Quote:
Long live the memory of Amadis, and let him be imitated as well as is possible by Don Quixote de la Mancha, of whom it shall be said what was said of another: if he did not achieve great things, he died in the attempt.


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