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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Science Of Discworld
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Progress: 22/414 pages
Terry Pratchett
Progress: 85/356 pages
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Jeff Passan
Progress: 104/368 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

Election Day!

I did my civic duty this morning and celebrated with breakfast tacos. Despite the assurances of the scaremongerers, nobody attempted to prevent me from voting, to influence my vote, to tamper with my vote, or to do violence to my person. The polling place was organized, efficient, and orderly, and the pollworkers were professionally polite. People stood quietly in line, mostly checking their phones. 


Talk radio and the 24 hour news stations would have been bitterly disappointed at the lack of exciting things to report. 


On the other hand, the tacos were very good.