Monthly Archives: February 2012

Anathem

I started reading this book at my brother’s while I was visiting to meet my new nephew. The book really does go all over the place with math and philosophy and science fiction. But it all starts with odd religious … Continue reading

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Jay and Silent Bob Are Getting Old

So Dave and I went to a live broadcast of a podcast and Q and A with Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith) last night.  This sounds sorta strange, but here’s the explanation. They were at the … Continue reading

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The Dispossessed by Ursula K LeGuin

Now,  I usually read books for their stories, rather than their themes.  But when reading this book, the comparison between the two settings – socialism (which was referred to as anarchism) vs capitalism – was so obvious and all consuming … Continue reading

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Afghan update

So, the last time I mentioned my Forever and Ever Afghan, it was October, and I’d finished 3 squares.  I have been chugging along mightily since then, mostly since after Christmas.  I won’t give a blow by blow of when … Continue reading

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