Bordbucks

I spent my day today over at the Borders at Ward mall.  They have a Starbucks up on the second floor so I chilled up there.  I was reading my new book 1421 about the circumnavigation and discovery of America by the Chinese.  It’s not only a good read but a quick one.  I’m impressed with the background investigation that the author goes into. I’m already halfway through the book (there’s 500+ pages in it).

One thing I noticed a lot when I was sittin there was the number of people who would go get a book from the shelves sit down and read the book in Starbucks (w/o buying it mind you) and then just leaving it there and not putting it back where they got it.  It really annoyed me because Borders is not a library, I pick books of the shelves and read them just to get an idea about what the books about but I always stay there and put the book back after I’m done reading it.  How the people there were going it was just disrespectful and childish.

I also picked up the new novel by H. Turtledove, Opening Atlantis.  It’s an alternate view on history in a “what if” story and I’m looking forward to reading it.  I don’t think I’ll get a chance to read it here but I’m going to be taking a couple books back to Ohio with me to read as I’m sure I’ll have plenty of time to do so.

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This being the first post in the blog is monumental!! Well not so much, but the design is going to go through a lot of changes in the next few weeks.  I think the best way to get the result I want is to actually sketch it out and then digitally save the work on my computer and then upload it to the site after I color, clean, etc the image.  Had I a Waicom tablet i could do it straight to the computer but as I am poor I have to do it the old fashion way.  I want the design quality to be of high quality and not something that’s generic that everyone has or looks like crap.  Well see how this works out.

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