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We’re back from a Thanksgiving trip to see my family and spend time at the beach and watch Eli run into the surf, then back out, then back in, then back out again. We’ll have pictures and whatnot up eventually.

In the meantime, life is overwhelming, in that “hey, weren’t you gone for a while?” kind of way. To tide you over until intelligent posting resumes, a thesis: lolcats are merely the latest example of how people on the internet recontextualize anything and everything. For a very early example of this phenomenon, see the Dysfunctional Family Circus.