UPDATE: 6 months later, the TP dispenser standoff has ended. Today, we discovered that the TP dispenser had been moved from the toilet tank, and properly installed on a wall, without obstructing anything. OH HAPPY DAY!
Mastodon friends! Did you see that my library blog has launched? It has received so much more fanfare than I would have expected for a little blog about libraries http://www.jawnoftheread.com/
It even has its own news story https://technical.ly/philly/2018/12/18/free-library-of-philadelphia-54-branches/
Also have coffee in my favorite mug (it was a DjangoConUS speaker gift in 2017 and I love it so much), a fuzzy blanket with cats making ridiculous faces, a toffee scented candle, and I’m about to put Black Panther on. This is all so thoroughly enjoyable.
Update: Anthony was very nice and I’m back in business
Hanging on the side of Lincoln Drive waiting for roadside assistance to come change my tire. I don’t enjoy not being able to quickly exit situations that are potentially dangerous, so I neatly displayed my boxing gloves next to the spare tire compartment & am blasting “Cell Block Tango”. Just to make sure we’re all on the same page 😂
Anywho. They asked if they could contact me for more information and I SURE HOPE THEY DO because it's been a couple of weeks and I'm still big mad on both personal and professional levels.
In case you are wondering, I went to the ER for severe pelvic pain. Way worse than my appendicitis from June. I was there for a couple hours before anyone offered me an ibuprofen. (I did not take any before I went to the ER because I have a history of stomach ulcers, and also because I view my own pain as a helpful indicator for medical treatment up to a very high threshold.)
One of the questions was about how they could have improved my ER experience. An excerpt:
"The attending physician could have asked me if I was still in pain, rather than telling me I wasn't. In fact, the attending physician could have asked me a question about my symptoms. Literally any question at all."
Y'all, I was NOT SATISFIED.
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