I wouldn't have guessed that this word would have the implications that it does. Interestingly, there isn't any mention of the common usage I see in World of Warcraft which sticks much more strictly to the very first part of the definition. Perhaps there will be an addition later if the word persists in the … Continue reading Gain it, hold it.
I'm way behind, yes, I know. But I'm not going to give in. I'm going to start trying to post two or more words a day until I catch up. That's the plan. I'm really unwilling to give this up or have it be a really sporadic blog. It's time-consuming, but I do enjoy it … Continue reading Okay, here’s the deal.
The changes I referred to in the immediately previous post have to do with books both directly and indirectly. Directly: I am now a librarian! Well, okay, it's merely an unpaid, volunteer librarian of my church's small library, but let's not quibble over such a beauteous thing, neh? A month or so ago, the current … Continue reading Life, Stuff and Books
Some (very minor) stat-geekery on my 2007 booklist.82 of 161 were books I had read previously.122 of 161 were fiction.A mere 3 of the non-fiction books were books I had read previously, though this is 3 more than last year.And thus 79 of the 122 fiction books were re-reads.Fun times; this year's books will give … Continue reading One more year and I’ll have trends
Italicized titles are first time reads, of course. Some analysis and further figures to come in the next post.January1. Golden Fool by Robin Hobb2. Fool's Fate by Robin Hobb3. Aunts Aren't Gentlemen by PG Wodehouse4. The Hell Stick by Kazuo Koike5. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi6. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi7. Vile France by Denis Boyles8. … Continue reading Books read in 2007