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Last post

I don't plan to delete my LJ (I paid for permanent status, dammit), but this will be the last post.  I don't plan to read it anymore, either (once I've taken care of a few things).

I'm on dreamwidth at kingrat.dreamwidth.org, have the personal blog at www.kingrat.us, at facebook.com/kingrat, twitter.com/kingrat, Google+ under my name, and even ello.
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Unemployed

Turns out my insurance is cut off at midnight tonight, not the end of the month. In a way, that's a good thing.  Now I'll move my appointment scheduled for next week to the following week.  Where it will count against my deductible for my new insurance and not for the current insurance.

Next week is already full of things to do.
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Captain America

I finally saw Captain America: Civil War this weekend.

It did something that I really enjoyed that doesn't happen all that often in super-hero movies. They used their super-powers in the fight scenes. So used to people just bashing each other around with lots of cuts.

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Papers Please

I just finished scanning and filing my bills and correspondence and statements and whatnot from December and January.

I note this because I have historically been very bad at keeping up with this sort of thing, to my detriment.  At times, I've had half-decade old unopened mail and years-old paperwork that needed to be handled (not just filed).  It's an anxiety thing. I can't deal with it, so it got stuck in a box, thinking I'd be able to deal with it the next week.  But then the amount of stuff in the box and the length of time it had been in there made it even harder to deal with.

This is why I have had to deal with the IRS twice and the State of Idaho once.

I've been better in the last few years, but stuff still piled up.

Since moving to mostly paperless storage last year, 2 months is about the longest I've gone without filing.  And I've had nothing older than a couple of weeks that needed to be dealt with. Only one bill has been paid late, and that's just because I forgot to enter it into my bill pay.

It's only been one year, so I don't want to declare victory.  But I am feeling celebratory at finding a method to deal with one of my neuroses.
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Story - Mazer In Prison

Continuing his streak of having written nothing worthwhile since at least Pastwatch, Mazer In Prison is only worthwhile for laughing at Card's Gary Stu.

I know Adams probably thought it would help sell the antho, so I hope it worked.
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X-Files

Since X-Files is getting restarted later this month, I thought I would try to watch the original show. Prior to today, I think I've only watched one episode.  I've now watched the pilot and am nearly done with the second episode.

I don't think it's for me, but I'll give it a couple more episodes.

What's really getting me though is that I just finished watching the first two seasons of The Fall, also starring Gillian Anderson.  In that show, she's the ultra-competent detective.  In X-Files, her character comes off as a whiny subordinate to Duchovny's character.  Duchovny's character is no less whiny.  I much preferred The Fall's Gillian Anderson character.