Blasts from the past.

I just stumbled across a list of books I was reading in June of 2003:

  • A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Perfume by Patrick Suskind
  • Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian
  • Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

I have finished only Perfume (very good book). Sad.

To be fair, I’ve read a few books that aren’t on the list since June 2003, too. In the interest of full disclosure, however, I will admit that I could probably add at least another half-dozen books to the “started but not finished” list.

In other news, the bill acceptor on the vending machine that dispenses Starbucks® Vanilla Frappuccino® is on the fritz. My encounter with the vending machines downstairs just now seemed like a bad rerun of a show I didn’t want to see in the first place. In fact, it was also in June of 2003 that I had a similar problem…

[cue wavy flashback lines and “deedle-deedle-dee” sound]
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