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It’s 75 degrees out, I have an iced espresso, I am laid out on a cedar glider in the shade looking at the front lawn I mowed this morning

pictured on the right; our terrible neighbors newly seeded lawn which has a whole sprinkler system despite both us and our other neighbors having perfectly green lawns without any watering, because we live in literally the most temperate and evenly-rainfall'ed part of this whole country

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personally i am listening to the 1982 album "home again" by jazz saxophonist stanley turrentine (this was the album I put on when i said i was gonna listen to some bad jazz earlier)

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@ponfarr haven't heard of her! oh no she's 6 years younger than me

@alex we got an electric piano and String Bean keeps putting on the demo of Chopin’s nocturne no 2 in e flat. Most recently discovered he could play it with the pipe organ sound on. Basically sounds like a haunted merry-go-round in here

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