I don’t really want to abandon this The Wandering Earth collection after only two stories, but the third one already is a slog. I hate dropping books, though.
I don’t currently have access to any of my other fiction picks, though, so I’m not sure what to do. (I always have one fiction and one nonfiction going at the same time.)
A real and stupefying thing I just saw on birdsite just now.
"Is there a model for renting books? Not a library. Something a bit more modern with a great and easy experience.”
Said person of course is in the tech industry, who thinks that anything and everything somehow must be made better through disruption.
There are libraries. Just borrow the damned book for free.
📺 Black Mirror indecision
I kind of soured on #BlackMirror after last season, so I keep stalling on starting in on this one. What’s the word?
Decades ago I ran into the writer Mary MacLane in a book of so-called “insane writings”.
In true autistic fashion, I dove head-first into research mode for months and months, including obtaining material from the Montana Historical Society.
How times change.
Now it’s 2019 and she has a *damned entry in the Encyclopedia Britannica*.
⚕️ Doctor’s appointment annoyances
I have to not eat after 12pm in case my 3pm appointment does want to do the fibroscan ultrasound. Somehow I have to not eat for four hours, and only on the *chance* they will want to do the scan. I guess water is okay? So I might be just drinking a lot of water to distract myself.
I didn’t really mean to tweak the default @write_as CSS this much, and I might actually roll it all back, but this process at least has been pretty diverting, and I do really like the changes. They are mostly subtle, but distinctive from the original.
Mediocre white guy.
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