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Can't keep up

I have been reading a ton of student writing this semester, and I'm in the process of doing a favor for a couple of colleagues by editing/reading their PhD dissertations (I've finished one of them).

As a result, I'm way behind in my magazine reading: an issue and a half behind on Mother Jones, three issues of Harper's, plus four of The Sun. And the current issue of The Atlantic arrived Thursday; it's a must-read-it-now magazine.

So many words, so little time.


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Oct. 27th, 2012 08:47 pm (UTC)
At least you now know more about the Civil War than virtually anyone else in New York state....
Oct. 27th, 2012 11:18 pm (UTC)
At the very least I can, in casual conversations, bring up the point that Stonewall Jackson's arm has its own grave.
Oct. 27th, 2012 11:21 pm (UTC)
And believe me, I know how useful that is. It comes up in casual conversation for me all the time.
Oct. 27th, 2012 10:18 pm (UTC)
I didn't renew my Sun subscription last time around - they were piling up and making me feel guilty. Who needs attitude from a magazine?
Oct. 27th, 2012 11:19 pm (UTC)
The stuff in them has a long shelf life, anyway. But it takes more than a bit of time to savor each issue, doesn't it?
Oct. 28th, 2012 02:27 am (UTC)
More than I was willing to commit. I do still have the old, unread issues gathered in a pile, thinking I'd pass them along to someone who could show them the respect they deserve. And so they sit and mock the organizer.
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