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Jul 31
5

Back when the NY Observer was a fun, intelligent weekly, before Jared Kushner bought it and drove it into the ground, they did an annual feature where they’d swab different things and report their findings. The Elizabeth Arden salon on Fifth Avenue had an entrance with an actual door handle so they swabbed that. Yuck. Read more

Jul 29
10

Mine is honestly a mess right now since it’s my home office, sewing room, craft area, garden tool storage area, all around daytime hub. I’ve been using this as a strong argument that I NEED an actual full office with a door whenever we buy a house!

Jul 29
3

It is also a loan, meaning it will need to be paid back at some point. The company has borrowed the money to allow it to keep going. That was, as you say, the whole point.

Jul 29
11

PPP loans are not trickle down economics. PPP loans are a vehicle to keep small businesses afloat because the fed/state governments shut them all down, literally causing their revenue stream to dry up to virtually nothing overnight. the loans dictate that the businesses need to actively use the money for their Read more

Jul 29
24

Probably most small business owners have a fairly high net worth—without it, it would be nearly impossible to live given that owning a business doesn’t exactly provide a regular source of income (or any really). You could maybe reasonably expect someone worth over a million dollars to keep staff on payroll during a Read more

Jul 29
11

Any news of Trump struggling makes me smile for like 3 seconds before intense existential dread and hopelessness sets in.

Jul 29
3

I feel you on the desk thing. My desk is this vintage wooden thing that looks nice but I basically just want a giant table to spread everything out on. My husband has a big folding table, kind of like this Read more

Jul 29
8

Only briefly setup and it’s already getting cluttered