Last of the Mohicans
Good reading, but nothing like the movie! ha. I was going through the
Amazon customer reviews, and am sad to see many people commented on how
tough the reading is. *shakes head* at the "modern reader"
You can download a free copy of the text from Project Gutenberg:
Last of the Mohicans
Otherness by David Brin
A short story collection by my favorite author. Yum!
The Artistic Anatomy of Trees
This is a Dover Publication of a book originally written in 1915.
I am enjoying.
- Also reading a book at work that I can't remember the
name of. eh.
- So far this year, I've read 20 books. I'm a bit
ahead of my usual schedule (30 to 35 books in a year) because I've read
quite a few short books like The Wizard of Oz, Opal's Journal, Call of the
Wild, Kinship with All Animals, The Book of the Dead. But all my current
books are real, solid books.
- Tegan and Tessera are happily running around on the floor right
now. When it warms up in a couple hours, they will not be so happy because
they will be getting a bath!
- Our stray cat is back! Nosey Snowboots had quit coming
around two weeks ago. He showed up one day last week, looking rough and
I was worried about him. But he must have found someone to take care of
him, because he's looking much better now.
- I saw a little blurb in the newspaper the other day
about a local greyhound rescue needing foster homes. I looked at the
requirements, and a fenced yard is needed so I won't be able to do that.
But one day, I'd like to have a greyhound as a roommmate. It makes me
sad to think that foster parents have to teach these dogs how to _play_.
Lord of the Rings #1 with SO last weekend. That movie delights
me, but leaves me sad at the end. I still haven't seen #2 or #3, because
Last night I caught the last 2/3 of
Apollo 13... just before Tom Hanks
says, "Houston, we have a problem." Dang, that movie is stressful!
But good, of course. Makes me want to get back into learning about
Or actually, "currently not-so-vegan", with all the birthday cake and
vegetarian lasagna slathered in dairy products. humph. But, the food
will soon be gone, and then I'll be back to my vegan ways.