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2020 Books

I was going to post a new post for every book I read this year, but then I got behind and realized that I didn’t have a lot to say about all of them, so here we are. The main … Continue reading

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Week Five

Walks, yard work, planting potatoes and garlic, grocery pickups, restaurant takeout, working from home getting easier, drinking more, exercising less. I’ve been inside two buildings that weren’t my house in the past 5 weeks. Spending less money, but so far … Continue reading

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Week One

Well that was all very weird. Everything feels slowed down (except the working from home hours) and going out feels like Austin in 1998, pre-boom, still a little sleepy. We went on more walks. I made tortillas. Nate read and … Continue reading

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Shutting Down

Today Austin mandated all restaurants go to take out only and outlawed gatherings of more than 10 people. We’re worried about how everyone is going to make it through this incredibly lean time. I bought some gift cards to our … Continue reading

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Strange Times

Last Monday (03/09) I went into work, met people in rooms, and shook hands with one of them. (Though I did felt weird about that and went and washed my hands a few minutes later.) The Boy went to school … Continue reading

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How Do We Look

This was a really enjoyable read about what we get out of art. I could have read twice as much.

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An American Plague

Ahh, something else to be afraid of. And I learned who Walter Reed was.

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Locke & Key

Compelling premise, characters and setting undone by possibly the worst, most unbelievable final episode I’ve ever seen.

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Widows

Well acted character study. Some really striking scenes. Not really about the heist.

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Parasite

E had a small carcinoma removed from her ear this morning and we got out early and went to see a movie at the Drafthouse Village. Good movie. Inequality poisons the rich and the poor, but we all want to … Continue reading

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