© sharpnelshell-deactivated201905 Small town culture is knowing that there are Old Folks with strange nicknames but never knowing the stories behind them. Of course, I made the mistake of asking why everyone calls this one guy Brickaday and it turns out that he worked at a brickyard for 40 years, stealing exactly one brick every day and making no particular efforts to conceal the theft. Nobody thought anything of it until years later he was discovered to have built three houses. His boss is said to have shrugged and made some remarks about the importance of coming up with a plan and sticking to it. I‘m trying to arrange my face into an appropriate approximation of silent bafﬂement and failing miserably. %% cisphobiccommunistopiníons iapprecíate brickaday 151,263 notes » “Ll .