Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fictional Discoveries and a Memoir or Two

Looking back through this year’s reading list I find that I’ve discovered (and rediscovered) several authors that I’d love to read again. I’ve added their other books to my wishlist. Starting at the beginning of the year the discoveries have … Continue reading

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Tech-knowledgey and the coming hypothetical dark age.

Computers are getting more and more difficult to deal with. Just as you think you’re getting the hang of them they change. The other night I saw a commercial for some computery thing on TV and mentioned to Gloria that I … Continue reading

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