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The radio is stuck on 4/4 pop melodies, and the butcher’s block is strewn with cow that has been bifurcated all the way down. There’s no concatenation for this kine, it is now t-bones, ribeyes, and porterhouses. Various bits of trim are in the bone barrels, and the block manager is wiping his knife clean on one of the hundreds of disposable towels we use for this purpose.

I’m chatting with one of the meat cutters about something really inane. Something to do with the crow outside that occasionally tries to get us to open up the dumpster in the back. Meat is never thrown directly in there, but pork boxes are and they have enough cruff left on them to make them well worth a murder’s time. There’s a particular bird that has discovered that it can “ask” us to open the lid on the bin, and since we sometimes do, it keeps asking and asking and asking. The bosses have told us not to serve corvids.

We have our fair-share of weird customers, or customers…

  1. The Myers-Briggs personality types rests on the assumption of four independent dichotomies, namely:
    1. Extraversion versus Introversion
    2. Sensing versus iNtuition
    3. Thinking versus Feeling
    4. Judgment versus Perception
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So about those three women.


Singularity Girl stopped by for a socially-distanced visit in our garden. I've known her since she was thirteen. Her family had just made it to Canada after surviving the Siege of Sarajevo. She turned up at an audition meeting for a play I was workshopping with teenagers. She wanted to write, not act. Despite her not having gone through the usual process to be part of the writing team, and her young age, I believed…

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