Sunday night and a glass of Becherovka.

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My preschooler just asked, "if the ocean is salty and briney, wouldn't a sea cucumber be a sea pickle?"

Can't argue with that.

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@taweret If I ever write a cookbook it'll start : "I grew up in a Scandinavian family, so other culture's foods were very important to us, because we sure as hell weren't going to eat Scandinavian food."

"...Anyway here's how to make some tacos or something."

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Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Sorry for the downtime - an undocumented db upgrade was required.

Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Assortedflotsam.com updated to Mastodon v2.9.2

Backing up the Mastodon database takes longer and longer, and there are less than 20 users here. Of course, I have some busy bots.

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Obscure Star Trek reference; Protest plan; Not sure how serious 

I figured out what has been occasionally slowing down Assortedflotsam.com - backups. They were running too often, stepping on themselves.

I got the schedule sorted out, so it should smooth out here after the currently running backups (!) stop.

After that, I'll upgrade to 2.9.2

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european friends are pals, american friends are ntscs

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