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My son meets his mortality in a storybook

Tonight we read Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel at bedtime. There’s a point early in the book when a time machine is introduced. You, the reader, are informed that you can go back to when you were a baby or into the future when you’re an old man. I paused and said to my son, “Someday you will be an old man, isn’t that silly?” Or something like that.

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Currently reading: Down and Out in Paradise by Charles Leerhsen πŸ“š

I put in Lincoln in the Bardo on the back burner, and ripped through almost all of this over the weekend. I’ve got my qualms with it, but not with the idea of sandblasting the hagiography of Bourdain.

Finished reading: The Magic Kingdom by Russell Banks πŸ“š

Hell of a story, inspired by a true one. And one with over- and undertones I could identify with too.

Currently reading: The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber and David Wengrow πŸ“š

I first encountered Graeber (Β‘Presente!) on an Indymedia livestream giving an interview or speaking at a teach-in during a convergence to protest WTO or WEF. Something like that. Pre-9/11 revolutionary optimism on my part.