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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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Where do we go…

I defended my thesis yesterday.  I’m all but done my Master’s degree, and I don’t know what I am doing next. Not completely true.  I know that today, I am relaxing, drinking rum and eggnog (done my 3rd at 1pm), … Continue reading

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Temporarily Back

Although I’ve not been updating recently, that’s because I’ve been busy, not because I’ve been slacking off.  I’m supposed to be editting my thesis right now (and will be once I get this written), and I’m also looking at applying … Continue reading

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Disappointed

I am so sad. I just finished The Gathering Storm by Jordan and Sanderson. It was fabulous. I’d heard a lot of people say that the pace of the story picks up in this one, because Sanderson took over the … 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 7 Review – The Shadow Rising

I don’t know if this is my favourite of these books, but I’m certain that it has my favourite chapters. When Rand goes into Rhuidean and sees the history of how the Aiel became the Aiel, it shows so much … Continue reading

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For today is a day to celebrate

Why? Simply because it is my birthday. I was going to run 8km this morning, but when I woke up, it was barely morning anymore, and it was pouring. Clearly, it was a sign to stay cozy in my bed … Continue reading

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Another book, another project

I finished reading The Truth Teller’s Tale on Monday night, it was simple and to the point, and very easy to predict. In short, it was an excellent break from the Wheel of Time series. I had a lot of … 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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