An Aside

As part of a new Christmas ritual for this year, we got 2 advent calendars that we are enjoying over the twelve days of Christmas by doing 2 a day.

That’s 2 teas to taste and 2 lego pods to build each day. (Plus a bonus.)

We’re also reading special books and completing a 🧩

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Didn’t close my rings yesterday (boo sickness), so back to building my streak. 💪

Last week week I heard this about Andor “oh, it was interesting to finallly find out how the empire is bad” (emphasis added).

I don’t know if this is more of an indictment of:

  • our collective inability to be bothered by fascism
  • how much our movie “heroes” act like villians

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⚽️ the more I reflect on #USMNT vs #NED, the more I think we were outcoached more than outplayed. This bodes well (especially if we can find a strong finishing central striker) for 2026.