Alex Claman

Crawling into bed at 8pm is not quite how I imagined ending January, but I’ll make it work.

Tea time 🍡

Currently reading: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey πŸ“š

Finished Reading: Siren Queen by Nghi Vo πŸ“š

Finished Reading: A Restless Truth by Freya Marske πŸ“š

I swear that the bus radio just made the Imperial probe droid communication sound

Sometimes you just need to sleep for more than nine hours.

Currently reading: A Restless Truth by Freya Marske πŸ“š

Finished Reading: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer πŸ“š

Finished Reading: The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle MonΓ‘e πŸ“š

Time to skim about 50 pages on the Roman conquest of Iberia in roughly a half hour.

I have made tea and settled into my chair at my desk. Giving myself 2 hours to work through this book for MA exams.

First swim of the semester. Felt creaky, but warmed up by the end.

Currently reading: Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer πŸ“š

I think (I hope!) that I’m mostly done playing catch up after this morning. Famous last words, I know, and there’s a lot more to do today, but still counting the third and finally …

Nothing quite like blearily checking your phone upon waking up and learning that you’ve slept through your alarm for an extra hour and a half. Guess I needed it.

Currently reading: Siren Queen by Nghi Vo πŸ“š

Finished Reading: Babel by R. F. Kuang πŸ“š Excellent, thought-provoking, and timely. Will be pondering it for a long while.

Currently reading: The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle MonΓ‘e πŸ“š

Currently reading: Nevada by Imogen Binnie πŸ“š

Seven and half hours of driving left

Yesterday was a plane day, today is a car day.

Finished Reading: The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali by Uzma Aslam Khan πŸ“š

I’ve decided that this will be the year I finally tackle the Expanse series. πŸ“š

Rang in the new year by posting 4140 yards for my hour swim! That’s just a little over 3775 meters. Then managed to crank out a 31.1 for a 50 sprint.