The latest Deep Thoughts from Damp Tresses is being dedicated to my hair dryer. She and I had a good run but she passed away on Friday. RIP old buddy... may we meet again in that big hair salon in the sky. The final Deep Thoughts from Damp Tresses with this particular hair dryer was The Princess Bride by William Goldman and "S. Morganstern"*. Of course I've seen the movie and can recite Inigo Montoya's parting words to the Six Fingered Man and enjoy mispronouncing "marriage
Last week I was called to jury duty. I'm one of those weirdos who gets excited for jury duty as it means I get a day where I have no other option but to read and drink lots of coffee (how that's different from the rest of my life, I'm not sure). I was at a court in a city I'm not all that familiar with, so when they dismissed us for lunch, I had no idea where to go. I walked down the street for a bit and then came across this gem. The John Bale Book Company in Waterbury, Co
Oh Mental Floss, how you make my life better with the fact of your very existence.
11 Ridiculousy Overdue Library Books That Were Finally Returned (and it probably speaks volumes... get it, get it... that "library fines" was already a tag I could use when publishing this post) #library
In Perfect Timing News, John Green released his Crash Course Hamlet yesterday. As we just read it, I figured I'd share the wonderful-ness!
And also... DFTBA. #hamlet #williamshakespeare #johngreen #crashcourse
Our next book is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I last read this in high school and am very excited that I get to read it again! Did you know that Harper is currently the ninth most popular name for baby girls in 2014? It's a beautiful name and I love the literary connection, however it'll be hilarious to see a kindergarten classroom with 12 Harpers in 2019. Sorry Posh Spice! #tokillamockingbird #harperlee
For Lent, I'm going to step this shit up a notch (should you say "shit" when talking about Lent? Probably not. But then again, I'm not giving up swearing for Lent because I try not to lie to God. A fuckin' saint over here). I just did the math and it took me a little over 2 months to finish the measly 3 books in episode 18. NOT ACCEPTABLE!
Our next episode (s1:e19) is titled "Emily in Wonderland". Lorelai makes friends with Luke's girlfriend (and discovers The Dragonf