An upcoming departure always fills me with anticipation, especially when I’m traveling in countries that I’ve never been to before. Thankfully I have been getting ready for the trip for the last few weekends, purchasing a diving mask with my prescription, swimming goggles with my prescriptions, and other miscellaneous things. Just like last year, I’ll be taking along a Gregory Z35 pack, that’s basically it. This time around, I won’t be taking my laptop. I’ll have my iPad filled up with TV shows and books. That should keep me busy. I will be meeting a mate in Dumaguete, Philippines, who will also be scuba diving, but at another resort.
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As I was lying in my bed last night, reading The Man in the High Castle, I started missing reading about the Void. Unlike Reynolds, who has completely abandoned his magnum opus, Revelation Space, Hamilton has spent time developing even further.
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2013 in books was lost due to a HD malfunction, but I have been recording the books that I read on my other computer. I had my ups and downs in reading, and I did spend time rereading books that I had already read before. I was able to find most of Roberto Bolano’s novels in epub format, which is simply great. The Peripheral was definitely a great read from William Gibson.
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The tribe comes back and Tony says that he voted for Trish. He says he voted strategically. Trish wasn’t a good choice to take to the final four.
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Jeremiah was evicted last week because Jefra got cold feet. Spencer and Tasha are still at the bottom. Jefra asks Spencer about the idol.
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So Spencer found a normal idol and won immunity last time. Morgan was sent home. Back at camp, Tony is a dick and is in everyone’s face. The next day, LJ and Trish talk about Tony’s freakout. They are worried about his behavior.
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At Solana, Trish starts talking and Lindsay doesn’t want to hear it. They get into it.
I can’t honestly be in the same sand as you.
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