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Media Consumption in High Gear

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Between the snow, and the health issues, and just winter doldrums from hades, I have been doing a whole lot of consuming of media of late. I’ve been digging down into the Netflix sad, somewhat limited instant queue, I’ve been eschewing music for podcasts and audiobooks on my long commutes, and I’ve been ignoring the […]

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Book Review: The End of Overeating

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Kim: It’s amazing how food science can design a bran muffin that has 24% of your daily fat intake. Kim: I know Eric gets mad at people who blame the food industry, but Kim: DAMN PEOPLE Rob: *laughs* Rob: It’s a business Rob: and it does terrible things and wonderful things Kim: Yeah, I’m not […]

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Other Duties As Assigned…

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I finished a book for the first time in like, a year (since I started Anatomy & Physiology II literally 1 year ago). I know, stop the presses. I’d been hearing about Preston & Child with increasing frequency, and I needed something that was not too intense (though not as awful fluffy as TV-show-based mass […]

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Book Meme!

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1. What author do you own the most books by? Terry Pratchett or Martha Grimes, by virtue of either’s prolificness. 2. What book do you own the most copies of? Handling Sin by Michael Malone. If you were my friend in 1997/8 I likely gave you a copy, since for Christmas I bought a box […]

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Purge Thursday: I hated your book.

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This week I decided to hit the bookshelves. This is something that will undoubtedly happen again as the weeks wear on and I find myself desperate for things to get rid of. In this particular case, if you don’t know, I’ve been in a book club for 8 years now in which we read about […]

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What’s On My Mind

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Apart from niggling details like my incredibly scratched up glasses lenses (no wonder I have headaches) and the return of my terrible nail-biting habit and my ubiquitous interest in finding more things to hand-write, I just thought I’d share random shit that has been on my mind this week. 1. Pharmaceuticals. No, just the legal […]

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