by syaffolee


Booking Through Thursday: Conditioning

Are you a spine breaker? Or a dog-earer? Do you expect to keep your books in pristine condition even after you have read them? Does watching other readers bend the cover all the way round make you flinch or squeal in pain?

I dislike marring the book in any way. So yeah, I think spine breaking and dog-earing are sacrilegious. But I’m beginning to think that however I feel about other people doing stuff to their books depends on the mood I’m in. Right now, I’m feeling sort of apathetic so at the moment, it doesn’t matter what people do with the books they own. Lending people books is a different matter. If I don’t trust you not to mark up my texts, I’m going to suggest that either you get your own copy or go to the library (where the threat of fines might impede some people from being too grabby with the highlighters).

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The Thursday Threesome: Daylight Savings Time

Onesome: Daylight– Savings Time is up here in the US this weekend. Ready? Set? Go? …or will you just wake up and worry about it sometime Sunday?

Um, I’m going to pretend that there is no Savings Time so I can get up earlier (and perhaps get a bit more done).

Twosome: Savings–? Hey, do you use coupons when you shop? …and do you go looking for them online?

No. I dislike shopping, so the less time I have to devote to buying stuff, the happier I will be. (Besides, 99.9% of coupons are for items I wouldn’t buy anyway.)

Threesome: Time– to batten down the hatches where you are? They’ve had snow in Ohio and Ottawa; and we may not hit the 80’s this weekend in CaliLand: is Winter approaching for you?

Today, it is kind of balmy–even when I got to lab at 6 AM. But there are colorful leaves everywhere.