Finished The Genius Within by David Adam. Rated “Fun Read” - I enjoyed it, but am unsure I would recommend it. ki.tt/bk180627 📚
With this book, I have reached my goal of “Read 52 books this year, one third of them non-fiction.”
You cannot spit in the plates and then demand your dinner. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/sarah-huckabee-sanders-and-who-deserves-a-place-at-the-table
I confused a lot of people by looking down instead of up at the Rijksmuseum library. I do that well, the confusing of people.
Canal in Amsterdam, still surprisingly light at 2255. Have enjoyed these past two days, conference starts tomorrow.
Ending today’s work on an upswing with a nice sunset and a tiny taste of Glendalough 13, which was described to me as “pencil shavings and a tire fire,” but is really citrus, caramel, flower, and a tire fire. #difficultday #gratefulforthegoodparts
Finished Draft No. 4, On the Writing Process by John McPhee, a fantastic read about writing non-fiction. Rated “Strongly Recommended” ki.tt/bk180607 📚
Finished On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt. An essay on what bullshit is, and what it isn’t, the book has some profound thoughts about truth and speech. Rated “Worth Reading” ki.tt/bk180606 📚
I have two broken toes on the same foot and I would like to say, airports are not designed for the elderly or hobbled. The “close” gates are 20 agonizing minutes of walking apart.
Went to Smith Teamaker this afternoon and tried a flight of new-for-me teas: an oolong, a rice+green, a darjeeling, and a black blend. Only the rice+green survived the purchase cut, but an amazing experience! #pdx #tea 🍵