What are you reading?

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Actually, let's get to books in a minute. First, let's talk about the decor style at Marriott Towneplace Suites: Minimalist Pkunk.

An actual Pkunk (photo not taken in hotel room)

Pkunk style doorknob. Note beady little eye.

Strange Pkunky carpet. Ignore white socked toe. Note carpet coloration and beady-little-eyeness.

Flowers à la Pkunk necklace

Maybe this is why I stay at Towneplace Suites
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scotttnt:

I am in the middle of reading skagboys,Irvine welsh's prequel to trainspotting, a great read!

tadkil:

Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell

Tasty pointy things

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When I am driving through desolate suburbia, it pleases me to think of what might be hidden behind people's silent gray privacy fences. Maybe fish ponds, or raspberry canes, or goats.

I am going to grow a container garden of tasty pointy things this year and hide it in my back yard.

A lime tree:

An artichoke plant:

Lemongrass:

Lemongrass looks very soft and
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ateh:

@tadkil you will have to share your cilantro secrets someday.  I have had nothing but trouble with cilantro.

tadkil:

Eggshells in the mulch and a little bit of shade.  They do best in the back corner of my gardne under a huge maple. I think it's the shade but it could be something more mapley!

From baudot

Thanks. I doubt it'll fly, but I'd love to see it happen. SG had a vibrant and entertaining newswire... oh, back in 2005 or so.

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ateh:

Oh, the carriage return.  Anyhow, though I can see their many good points, drones scare me.  Like crystal bats, but with guns.  Pew pew pew!

baudot:

That's a pretty apt description of drones. But the good ones are also clever and awesomely designed, like the Froud's magical iconography from the same film.

Travel plans

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tadkil:

My dear.  I missed u at thanksgiving...  Cursed mail interface.

ateh:

@tadkil Probably for the best - I was a streaming allergic mess the whole time, in addition to being crippled after the Atlanta Half.