Cataloging life from 2005-2010

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Day 04 → Your favorite book

I read like crazy, all of the time. When I should be working, when I should be eating, when I should be sleeping… I suppose you get the point. My biggest problem with reading is that I am a very fast reader. I can tear through an 800 page book in a few hours, and [...]

Day 2: Grace in Small Things

Brand new books. Seriously, I love the way they smell! I like that almost as much as the smell of old (non-moldy, of course) books. Okay… I like books in general.
Getting out of town. To be honest, I don’t make it out of Shawnee too awful much any more. I went in to Norman last [...]

Some Random Things I’ve Found

I told you that I’m cleaning out my desk to swap it out with a new one, right? Well, please bear in mind that my current desk has eight drawers, and they’re all unusable. Why? Because they all got gradually turned into junk drawers that I pretty much left alone for… oh, four, five years?
Eight [...]

Turning Books into Movies

It amazes me how many movies will have a small note somewhere in the credits, “based on the novel by…” It seems that a very good percentage of the best movies started out as books. I can think of a few off the top of my head: Lord of the Rings, the Notebook, Sisterhood of [...]

Book Survey

Bolding all of the books that I’ve read. I’m bored, okay?
1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
3. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
4. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling
6. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
7. Winnie the Pooh, AA [...]