The Importance of Keeping in Touch. LONG! and largely OT.
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Tue Jan 18 20:53:50 EST 2005
Like I said, I'm glad you're back, Ania--though I'm sad that it was a death
that prompted your return. Though in my own breezy cleaning-out of the
accumulated messages, you do seem to be keeping that resolution to Be A
Better Correspondent. I am terrible at it. I figure anything that sits in
my inbox for more than a month without exploding was probably unimportant.
Wish we had a job for you, but then I always say I can't in good conscience
recommend that people move to Utah. :)
>Something I observed and promptly came to terms with is that I no
>longer bother reading 'worthy' books, aka Proper Literature. I used to,
>but quite frankly I cannot be bothered. I am a proper 'kidult' these
>days. I do still read other books, mostly dictionaries, books about
>language/languages and history/archaeology/myth/comparative religion.
>So, on one hand hefty non-fiction, on the other, entirely frivolous
>stuff. Is this a common phenomenon on this list?
I decided when I graduated that I would no longer read anything I didn't
want to. I have never felt guilty about this decision. Fortunately I like
lots of different things, but almost none of it is Proper Literature. Then
I found out that a lot of Proper Literature was all hype, which made it
easier to ignore. And I don't even read hefty non-fiction to make it all
Read two books this morning. Good progress.
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