Ensconced in my parents’ house after one of the smoothest journeys I’ve ever enjoyed—every flight right on time, short lines at the security checkpoints, and minimal turbulence.
So now of course I’m worried about the karmic debt I’ve incurred for the return trip.
Woke up at 4 a.m. local time as the sun was rising to a day of blue skies. Forecast says the rest of the week will be rainy and miserable, but today is postcard Swedish summer weather.
Oh, and for the enjoyment of the people of Phoenix: I slept with the window open and felt a little chilly when I woke up. There is life outside the smelt furnace.
Back once again with the sci-fi and general calamity. Includes The End is Always Near, Eat the Apple, A Memory Called Empire, Gideon the Ninth, Infinite Detail, Permafrost, Fallen, and The October Man.
Is there reason to upgrade from a 3 to a 5?
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.