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.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.