Tag Archives: reading

The Time That is Given

Well, we made it through another year of SUCK. Not as much suck as the previous year but it was no walk in the park. We cancelled Christmas plans because we weren’t going to risk exposure to that new variant. … Continue reading

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Back to the Old Girl

The ES 135 experiment has ended. It turned out that the guitar’s low output P100 pickups HATE the Soul Food overdrive pedal. The first few chords sound OK but then it degrades. If I stomped on the BOSS DS-1 it … Continue reading

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A Season of Books

It’s snowing outside. That’s not a surprise and it will melt by tomorrow, but DAMN this does not bode well. I read the Farmer’s Almanac and a couple other long range forecasts in September. The general consensus is we will … Continue reading

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Sort of How I Spent My Summer

It turned out that I got quite a bit read this summer. John Scalzi’s The Last Colony, two of Stross’s Laundry Files books, a manual on the Steampunk movement, re-read The Magicians, Daniel Abraham’s splendid closer to the Dagger and … Continue reading

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Now I Need One With Snow Falling

I got this off Geeks Are Sexy. I stayed up late last night to finish a book last night. The sky was clear and stars were out BUT I did have a cat or two on the bed. So yeah, … Continue reading

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I’m Back…in the Proverbial Saddle

I finished my big work project a couple days ago and turned it in. Now I’ll feel free to write, read, play guitar, watch movies with my beloved (watched 10 Cloverfield Lane last night), and blog. Also, it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Suggested Amazon Warning Labels

Sometimes you see things on Facebook that are actually good. Thank you Words on Words.

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To 1010101 or To Not 1010101

There was a recent thread on Metafilter about owning physical books vs just having digital copies on a device. It appears that the new “I Don’t Own a TV” is “my entire library is digital”. As a dedicated bibliophile I … Continue reading

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Cast in an Insufficient Light

I’ve been reading quite a bit on my iPad lately. I blame my wife. She loves dim, ambient light and carps if I turn on a lamp in the evening. I think this David Sedaris article was written especially for … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with Digital Convenience

It’s a cold day up here. The cats can’t decide whether to go out or stay in and I can’t decide how many layers of clothing it will take for me to go downtown to get the mail. It’s a … Continue reading

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