Andrea has started second grade, which involves a quite stunning amount of homework, especially reading and writing.
Thursday night we’re at the kitchen table working with her to wrap up the week’s work, and of course she’s getting tired and antsy to do something else.
“Let’s finish this. You only have one more sentence to write.”
“You write it.”
“No, I can’t write your sentences for you. It’s your homework.”
“Well, write slowly so the teacher thinks it was me.”
To the best of my knowledge she’s never heard the old, “I know you don’t read fast, so I’m writing this slowly” gag…
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.