#personal #weekly-recap

2019 Weekly Recap: Week 3

The time always goes so fast. This week was exceptionally productive and yet I still feel like I didn’t check enough off of my goals. Mentally, I’ve been exhausted. But I managed to clear some major stressors off my plate this week. I finished a piece on the Proud Boys that was long overdue and I needed to get it done. I gave a presentation at work recapping my most recent project, and I finished some slides for an upcoming internal work conference. I also got major work done on First Vigil, finishing some to-dos, like adding a writeup on the Dylann Roof violent fandom. You didn’t really need that sentence. No one needed that sentence. I can’t believe I had to write it. Nevertheless, some interesting things worth sharing this week. ...

#modern library #ml100

Book Report: The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington

Capping off the Modern Library’ Top 100 list at #100 is The Magnificent Ambersons, the second entry in Booth Tarkington’s Growth trilogy. Although other entries on the list reflect entire trilogies or quartets, the initial and final books in this trilogy are not repreented in this entry. The Magnificent Ambersons, which won Tarkington his first Pulitzer, does stand alone. However, I found myself feeling a little cheap by counting this entry complete without covering the entirety of the trilogy. ...