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I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany

So TIKA visited, and it was mightily fun and we looked at art and started Orange Is the New Black and ate ice cream. I recommend that you meet her.

I've been reading basically nothing. Just...nothing. Because SUMMER amirite? Chicagoans get shit done in the winter because we can't go outside. Then we CAN and it's voooooooom!


in the winter, vooming is harder

Also I am going to SEATTLE in two days, where I shall look at sea creatures and marvel at their badass library and hopefully eat all the donuts they have. I'm staying with one of my college roommates, who I knew was going to be a good egg because 1) She was into the '95 P&P, and 2) When I was moving my stuff into the apartment, she was already there, watching the X-Files pilot episode. Which we both have memorized. She also supported and grew my love of Anchorman




She has a broken foot, but I shall be WHEELING HER AROUND the EMP Museum, which is Seattle's sci-fi/music/pop culture museum that has wheelchairs you can borrow (I called ahead). THEY HAVE A DALEK AND NEO'S COAT FROM MATRIX RELOADED I'M A LITTLE EXCITED. I'm also going to the Elliott Bay Book Company, which is GIANT and seems pretty awesome and if there are books set in Seattle I should maybe buy there other than Bernadette, maybe let me know and I can maybe add to the giant pile on my dining room table (that situation's getting a little out of hand).

Basically it's going to be the funnest. And I'm going to hike and NOT get murdered. I am resolute on that point.

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