Category Archives: Reading

Summer and a love letter (not mine)

Summer in my local area means pop-up thunderstorms and toads on the road afterward; people setting off fireworks on dates not limited to Independence Day, and late at night without considering that other people are trying to sleep (our nearest … Continue reading

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June wrap-up

Reading: I read Ender’s Game in May and forgot to mention it then, but a friend from church has since lent us all four books. I finished the series, my dad’s still working on it. The first book was a bit … Continue reading

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“Qua!” said Peter Aurelius.

In the category of random Anglo-Saxon-era tidbits, there was in the seventh century a woman named AEthelthryth, who did all kinds of things which may be marshalled as evidence against the myth that the Church or the Middle Ages oppressed … Continue reading

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May wrap-up

Reading: Wingfeather Tales: a collection of short stories by several authours, set in the world of the Wingfeather Saga. The novella at the end would have been really good if it weren’t for 95% of the sentences being so easily … Continue reading

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April wrap-up

Reading:  Dante’s Inferno, for Humanities — very good, of course. Perelandra, which I started the weekend church was cancelled because of snow, because I wanted something warm. Also I recommended the Space Trilogy to an atheist Creative Writing major, who … Continue reading

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I fell behind again — March wrap-up

Christus surrexit! Reading: Roman Religion, by Valerie Warrior. Brief introduction to the subject, which apart from occasional grammatical flaws (nothing very important, just occasionally makes it read roughly enough to be distracting) and use of BCE and CE, is okay … Continue reading

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February wrap-up

Reading: Treekeepers, Susan Britton: picked up at the library, I forget who got it. I didn’t realize until a good part of the way through that it was an allegory, and it’s actually really well done as allegories go. The … Continue reading

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