Category Archives: Readings

Things I have read that interest me

Afternoon travels

After spending twice as long on the freeway this morning as normal (one hour instead of 30 minutes), I was rushed and busy through lots of work. Good thing I left 30 minutes early to get a head start on … Continue reading

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late rambelings

Last night I went down to Newport, saw Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow for free. Fun movie. A few small plot holes, but still fun. Just nice popcorn eating waste of time. But I didn’t have popcorn as … Continue reading

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System of the World

I’m almost done with Stephenson’s third book in the Baroque Cycle, System of the World. Only another hundred or so pages to go, then the nearly 2000 page story is complete. There almost feels like an ending coming on. Not … Continue reading

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Silly book

I no sooner get through two pages of System of the World , the “what has come before part” and realize a big part of the set up in book one has much to with what happens in book two … Continue reading

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Article: Pretty women scramble men’s ability to assess the future

Article: Pretty women scramble men’s ability to assess the future | New Scientist I would of made this a given, but it’s nice to have some documentation. And I admit to being affected by it from time to time, even if … Continue reading

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The PedoDave story

The Awful Forums – My tale of pedo-justice Some of you have heard mention of PedoDave. DuskRequiem finally posted his story about it on SA, and so long as the forums are public, you can read it at the link … Continue reading

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“Scottie doesn’t know!”

I’m avoiding the Dodger game tonight, so as not to jinx anything. Reread several issues of “Invincible”, “Starman”, and the one shot “Hitman vs Lobo: That Stupid Bastisch”. Finished those off, it’s been awhile since I read any of James … Continue reading

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Books I’ve finished lately

I finished “The Confusion” a few days ago. Anytime I finish Stephenson I need a break from the headache. I will need to come back to it again, so I can see what I missed the first time. I bet … Continue reading

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Blogger import

Finished Farther than any Man. Much fun. Quite enjoyable, if not neccessarily in depth. I found out today that Stephenson’s second book in the Baroque Cycle is out, Confusion. Went to Sam’s Club and Target looking for it, no luck. … Continue reading

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Captain Cook

I’ve started reading Farther than any Man: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook by Martin Douglas. Good easy reading. Started at lunch, and I am now at page 94 of 287. Right now, Lieutant Cook just landed in … Continue reading

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