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Good Things About Today - Impressions and Expressions of Ijon
December 14th, 2003
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Good Things About Today
1. Saddam was caught. Sic semper tyrannis.
2. My laptop, my only computer, is back from the shop, and seems to be cured.
3. Finished Dickens's fantastic Bleak House. Review to come (remind me if I forget!) when I find the time and concentration. I almost regret its being over, it is such a fabulous book. But I'm relieved, too, because it was no less time consuming than it was delightful. With that and the five-novel forced-march-pace reading ending last week, I hope to now be able to begin doing my Greek homework again, neglected this past month or more.
4. Brought my slippers from my parents'. I now sit at home, with slippers on, while a thunderstorm booms outside, and it's raining. Perfection.

Current Mood: pleased
Current Music: Miles Davis -- Just Squeeze Me

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From:ravell
Date:December 14th, 2003 11:57 am (UTC)

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From:wildernesscat
Date:December 14th, 2003 08:13 pm (UTC)
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What (do you reckon) is he gonna get in this "Iraqi court"?
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From:ijon
Date:December 15th, 2003 12:52 pm (UTC)
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I have no idea. I think he should be tried in Hague.
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From:batilda
Date:December 16th, 2003 01:08 am (UTC)
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so u did like "bleak house"? i remember not being able 2 proceed beyond 20 pages. but i was young (in my teens), and i admired jane austen (as i do now), and after austen dickens seened just unbearable. maybe i should give it another chance. maybe the pickwick papers.
i wanna read fielding... the austen class did it 2 me.
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