: Finished reading: Machine Vendetta by Alastair Reynolds πŸ“š

: Mirror Lake walk

: Winter night sky after today’s snow

: My morning walk in the woods

: Currently reading: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel πŸ“š

: The last few days at Holy Hill

: Year in books for 2023 Here are the books I finished reading in 2023.

: Currently reading: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry πŸ“š

: Currently reading: The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks πŸ“š

: Misty morning

: Finished reading: A Room with a View by E. M. Forster πŸ“š

: Currently reading: The Terraformers by Annalee Newitz πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Rubicon by Tom Holland πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy πŸ“š

: Fermat So I pay close attention, and note every detail. From the beginning I knew my destination, and I …

: Finished reading: Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Beacon 23 by Hugh Howey πŸ“š

: I recently re-discovered a John Denver tribute album that was compiled by Mark Kozalek (of the Red …

: Finished reading: Artemis by Andy Weir πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Under Alien Skies: A Sightseer’s Guide to the Universe by Philip Plait πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence πŸ“š

: Hades to Persephone Go now, Persephone, to your dark-robed mother, go, and feel kindly in your heart towards me: be not …

: Day 29: contrast

: Day 30 treasure

: Day 28: workout

: Day 27: embrace

: Day 26: beverage

: Day 25: flare

: Currently reading: Under Alien Skies: A Sightseer’s Guide to the Universe by Philip Plait πŸ“š

: Day 23: A day in the life

: Day 22: road

: Day 21: fall

: Day 20: disruption

: Day 19: edge

: Day 18 fabric

: Currently reading: Artemis by Andy Weir πŸ“š

: Day 15: red

: Day 13 Glowing


: Day 11: Retrospect (Prague 2005)

: Day 7: panorama

: Day 6: well

: Day 5: Forest

: Day 4: Orange

: Day 3: precious Day 3: precious

: Day 1: abstract

: Day 2: buildup

: Currently reading: Number 9 dream by David Mitchell πŸ“š

: The Wave Returns to the Ocean Picture a wave in the ocean. You can see it, measure it, its height, the way the sunlight refracts …

: Self, which sometimes calls itself Perception Rain hisses like swinging snakes and gutters gurgle. Orito watches a vein pulsating in Yayoi’s …

: Francis of Assisi - All Creatures of our God and King All creatures of our God and King Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou …

: The Aleph I saw the Aleph from every point and angle, and in the Aleph I saw the earth and in the earth the …

: Holy Hill

: Slowness β€œIn existential mathematics, that experience takes the form of two basic equations: the degree of …

: Maps and Mazes Once there were brook trout in the streams of the mountains. You could see them standing in the …

: The Breath of God The woman when she saw him put her arms around him and held him. Oh, she said, I am so glad to see …

: Be with those who help your being Be with those who help your being. Don’t sit with indifferent people, whose breath comes cold …

: A House Made of Time That there was such a house in the world, lit and open and empty, became a story in those days; …

: Currently reading: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas by Jules Verne πŸ“š

: Currently reading: The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Blue Fox by SjΓ³n πŸ“š

: George Brown School of Engineering at Rice University

: Finished reading: Queen of Angels by Greg Bear πŸ“š

: A great tree on the Rice campus today

: Currently reading: Antimatter Blues by Edward Ashton πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Queen of Angels by Greg Bear πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa πŸ“š

: Finished reading: A Thousand Brains by Jeff Hawkins πŸ“š

: Currently reading: The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa πŸ“š

: Currently reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Mickey7 by Edward Ashton πŸ“š

: Daily Alice Come from his burial, none knew where but she, Daily Alice came among them like daybreak, her tears …

: Finished reading: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Mickey7 by Edward Ashton πŸ“š

: Thank you On his wedding day, he and Daily Alice had gone among the guests seated on the grass, and many of …

: Currently reading: A Thousand Brains by Jeff Hawkins πŸ“š

: One Step The morning was huge, and went on in all directions before her, and blew coldly past her into the …

: Finished reading: Little, Big by John Crowley πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Signs and Wonders by Philip Gulley πŸ“š

: & There was a time when we did not form all words as now we do, in writing on a page. There was a time …

: Currently reading: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman πŸ“š

: Currently reading: Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov πŸ“š

: Dream β€œI dream everyone in the world is asleep, dreaming. I dream frost patterns on a temple bell. I dream …

: This morning’s walk at Holy Hill πŸ“·

: water β€œI keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people …

: DeCordova Museum πŸ“· DeCordova Museum πŸ“·

: How sad the evening earth β€œHow sad the evening earth! How mysterious the mists over the swamps! He who has wandered in these …

: Backyard in winter πŸ“· Backyard in winter

: Cool Showers Landsman, of course, is sorry, too. He has already apologized to her several times, alone and in the …

: Currently reading: Little, Big by John Crowley πŸ“š

: This is a Possible Letter But this is a new chapter. The city is going back in time, readying itself to start again with its …

: Exhalation I hope that you were motivated by a desire for knowledge, a yearning to see what can arise from a …

: Recent walk in the moonlight πŸ“·

: Cloudberry Jam β€œWhere did I come from?” you asked. β€œWhere’s my father?” β€œYou don’t have one,” I said. β€œI made you …

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: Two Moons No doubt about it: there were two moons. One was the moon that had always been there, and the other …

: Currently reading: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman πŸ“š

: Never to let her go I saw a new world coming rapidly. More scientific, efficient, yes. More cures for the old …

: πŸ“·

: Currently reading: Victory City by Salman Rushdie πŸ“š

: Argumentum Ornithologicum I close my eyes and see a flock of birds. The vision lasts a second, or perhaps less; I am not sure …

: Slant Tell all the truth, but tell it slant. Emily Dickinson πŸ“š πŸ’¬

: Bear Hill Pond a day after the polar vortex πŸ“·

: Yggdrasil β€œI know an ash, it is called Yggdrasil A hairy tree, moistened by a brilliant cloud. In the …

: Currently reading: Icelandic Folk Legends by Alda SigmundsdΓ³ttir πŸ“š

: β€œWhere were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? … When the morning stars sang together, …

: This is how we roll during a polar vortex πŸ“·

: Currently reading: Surrender by Ray Loriga πŸ“š

: Boston πŸ“·

: The Story of Your Life I would have liked to experience more of the heptapods’ worldview, to feel the way they feel. Then, …

: Currently reading: Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne πŸ“š

: Light and shadow πŸ“·

: Let us dare … The source of our suffering has been our timidity. We have been afraid to think….Let us dare to …

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: How do you aim a volcano? β€œThe population of Iceland is 1,000 times smaller than that of the United States. We do not hide …

: Wachusett Reservoir πŸ“·

: This is how it was There are things that happen and leave no discernible trace, are not spoken or written of, though it …

: Currently reading: The Little Book of the Hidden People by Alda Sigmundsdottir πŸ“š

: First time on commuter rail since COVID πŸ“·

: All the trees of the field shall clap their hands “For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall …

: Currently reading: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami πŸ“š

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: The Waves Yes, but suddenly one hears a clock tick, We who had been immersed in this world became aware of …

: These things are there These things are there. The garden and the tree The serpent at its root, the fruit of gold The woman …

: The smell of the aftermath In the morning, the whole world had a strange new smell. It was the smell of the aftermath, a green …

: 1Q84 He was suddenly aware of someone sitting beside him, holding his right hand. LIke a small creature …

: I've made my mind a sunless space Lonni: And what do you sacrifice? Luthen: Calm. Kindness, kinship. Love. I’ve given up all chance at …