Books, Headspaces & Other Notes

Books & Headspaces

Sometimes it really surprises me how much my enjoyment of a book is linked to my current headspace. For example, I read The Magicians a year or so ago and I recall really liking it. But this time around, I hated it. Well in truth the book was ok; what really I hated the main character. This read around he just totally rubbed me the wrong way.1)Whiny, rich kid who’s incredibly smart, gifted with magic and always unhappy because it’s just not good enough. Then there was Blood and Honey. I don’t know for sure that it’s something that would normally be to my taste; but when I read it, I was in something of an angry mood2)A stressed Coffee Bear is an angry Coffee Bear. Or we could look at the Dresden Files which over all has been a great source of entertainment of late; unfortunately too a great source, as it’s been keeping me waaaaay too late into the morning as I read each volume.3)My sleeping schedule currently hates Mr. Butcher.

Other Notes

  • I hadn’t realized how much a pair of worn out shoes were affecting my general feeling of well being. At least, I hadn’t until I finally bought some new ones. Good lord, I totally should have bought new shoes sooner.
  • Speaking of things I should have done sooner, I went in to the doctor’s office today and got some antibiotics for the sinus infection that’s been wiping the floor with my system.
  • I’ve been working on the new theme for this site, and I’ve got a rough prototype worked out for the home page. But I just don’t like it much. It’s not god awful, but it’s also not good enough. So I’ll probably be ditching the current redesign I was thinking about and try another approach.

Notes   [ + ]

1. Whiny, rich kid who’s incredibly smart, gifted with magic and always unhappy because it’s just not good enough.
2. A stressed Coffee Bear is an angry Coffee Bear.
3. My sleeping schedule currently hates Mr. Butcher.

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