Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
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Winter and Other Rumours

I can sum up what it is like to drive from Hartford, Connecticut to New Haven, Connecticut on a February afternoon in a mere 1,000 words:

Connecticut Roadside Park, February 2009

Yet life is like opening a box you got for Christmas, and forgot to open. Then, just before a business trip, you open the box. Inside the box you find three science fiction books, with a card. The card says "reading for your next business trip". You read the books as you fly, because you live your life as if books materialize for you when you most need them--and you enjoy them very much.
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