Anyway, today I went mini-golfing with oshunanat and then shopping, followed by watching Fellowship of the Ring again (RANDOM HOBBIT!). Strangely, combined with the lingering question of "Do Balrogs have wings?", seeing the movie again has made me want to take a crack at reading the book, or at least the Mines of Moria scenes. I'm too scared to, though. Them books are damn dense!
I should have also gone to work today, but I was bad and didn't. Bad me! But I wanted dinner at home. Yummy stew. I also took a LONG nap, which is why I'm up at this very late/early time.
Finished The Hercules Text, Jack McDevitt's first novel. Like most of this books, the ending is just kind of left hanging. I mean, he builds up this wonderfully intriguing plot, a cosmic mystery, gradually increasing the tension, with wonderful characterization and a profound understanding of human psychology, and then it just... stops. But somehow he makes it work. Mark and I had a long debate about the more interesting points McDevitt brings up in the book. In the story, we receive an alien signal that reveals to us the secrets of the universe. Is this a good thing? Yes! NO. Maybe? Conclusion: It could be, if used properly, but we're only human. Anyway, I liked it.
Forgot to mention that I borrowed the complete set of I My Me! Strawberry Eggs from a fellow Clubber on Friday, so youse all can add that to my list of anime I'm willing to spread around. Great series. I mean, it has a crossdressing teacher, what's not to love!?
Oh, right, Oshun wanted the link to the insanely funny HP story my last post was about. Heheheh. Damn, just thinking about it brings a grin to my face. I dig the angsty ones, but sometimes humor is the BEST! Here! Go read! Right now!