platypus dot org

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Latest Site News
2016-08-08 22:40:40 UTC - Site back up after ubuntu upgrade to 16.04 blew it up. Using 0.3.18 version of mysql2 gem until rails compatibility issues are worked out (and probably longer since I'm in no hurry to fix what ain'...
Latest Poison Spur Entry
The Rain Outside - I enjoy the rain. It sounds nice falling on the ground and I don’t have to be out in it for an extended amount of time. My affinity for rain is mostly aesthetic.  I may say “We really n...