Category Archives: reading

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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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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It’s been too long

So, yes, I’ve been quite remiss in writing here, but life happens.  I’ve been half decent at getting in my runs, with 77km since the last time I wrote about running.  That includes 2 races: Harry’s Spring Run Off (8km) … Continue reading

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Book 4, knitting and more!

So, this post is a huge mash up of the last few days. I’ve done a little bit of everything, and so it’s going to be all over the place. On Friday, I ended up walking around on campus a … Continue reading

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2010 Book 3 Review – The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

So I finished this book last night while waiting for my friends to come over.  Reading it through this time I noticed a lot of foreshadowing and references that I really didn’t notice the first couple times I read it.  … Continue reading

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General update 1

All has been quiet here in the past week. Although it could mean that I haven’t done anything toward my reading/running/knitting goals, that is not the case.  Well, it is the case for running, but more on that shortly. It … Continue reading

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2010 Book 2 Review

So, my second book this year was A Darkness at Sethanon. My review of the second book in this series stands. It’s disjointed. The plot of this book is defeat the evil army that is many times your size, and … Continue reading

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2010 Books #2 – A Darkness at Sethanon by Raymond Feist

So I’m on the last book of this trilogy, and in some ways, I’m just trying to burn through it in order to get to the books that I actually want to read. I know that’s not the way that … Continue reading

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2010 Book 1 Review

So my main thought about Silverthorne is that it finished REALLY abruptly. There was all this build of tension, the search for the magical item. And then with what felt like less than 50 pages to go, they find it, … Continue reading

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2010 Books #1 – Silverthorn by Raymond Feist

This is the 2nd book in the Riftwar Trilogy, and I started it on Jan 31, but only got a little way into it then. This series was suggested to me by a cousin in law, who over the ten … Continue reading

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