Culturally…

… a quiet day.  I read part of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, which I bought on the Kindle when I was traveling back in October. Sophie started reading it on her new Kindle Touch, and before I knew it we’d agreed we were in a competition to see who could finish first, and to see if we’d have anything interesting to say about it when we were done.  I also read issue 1 of Azure, a digital SF comic by Daniel Govar, that didn’t much interest me. Work reading-wise, I read the February Asimov’s, which features a strong novella by Robert Reed, “Murder Born”. I’d already read a lot of good things about the story, but found myself not quite as impressed.  The main piece of culture, though, was Marianne and I watching ep 1 of Seasojn 2 of the the BBC’s Sherlock, “A Scandal in Belgravia”.  While it was problematic in some ways,  I still enjoyed it enormously.

Finally, as an aside to this post, my thanks to all for their kind birthday wishes. They were all enormously appreciated.

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