You ever have one of those weeks where it flew by so fast you don't actually know what you did? That was this week for me. It started slow - Monday was a day off - but ramped up quickly and ended in a mad dash. From all the things I checked off my to do list (work related, socially, at home), I clearly accomplished much... but I feel like I was run over my a herd puppies.
I need a nap.
I need a nap.
- Somehow I was not at my desk all that much this week. Lots of meetings, teaching, and random stuff came up. I did get a chance to peruse the new ALA Editions catalog. This was the first catalog released since I started my new position. I took a few moments to pin some titles that are relevant to my new work tasks.
- The Atlantic, April 2016 - It took me forever to read this issue. An article on foreign policy doctrine in the Obama administration and commuting don't really work together. I had to re-read passages several times to make sure I ingested everything correctly. This issue also had an engrossing read on a missing person's case in Alaska. Finally, in a shocking move for this magazine, there was a rather large section the return of the black panther comic... that include an excerpt. It was awesome.
- I put a not-insignificant dent into Bowden's book The Finish. No surprise for a book by this author... I'm loving it. So far Bowden is offering a lot of back-story to set up "the finish."
- Daily Beast posted a fun article about the life of a bourbon barrel.