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>> finally knuckled down to finish the final few chapters of ran and the grey world. i've talked about this one before, so i'll be brief: if you're ready for something different in manga (not another teen drama), read it. you will regret nothing.
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>> travelled a few decades while reading the time of the ghost. it was just so diana wynne jones: dropping readers into the middle of everything before slowly expanding the details outward; showing rather than telling nearly every important point; leaving just enough things unclear to be pleasingly frustrating. she was plagued by some of the ugliest book covers in history, though. ugh.
the most exciting thing about this week was the promise of a three-day weekend, the first in a few months. also, very much needed before the craziness of summer descends. i've got big plans: picnicking, knitting, reading another book, catching up on dumb grownup stuff, and maybe—hopefully—acquiring some tech that will bring new excitement to the blog! i can only hope, anyway.
now, i believe there is a watermelon and a sunbeam waiting for me.