Taking and Making: June 21

Today, I took in:

the rest of Maria Semple’s Today Will by Different 

“Old Boys, Old Girls” by Edward P. Jones in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

 

I made:

a tiny exploration of the neighborhood where I’m working this week

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Taking and Making: June 20

Today, I took in:

“Brownies” by ZZ Packer and “What You Pawn I Will Redeem” by Sherman Alexie, in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

“Fear of a Black President” in Ta-Nehisi Coates’s We Were Eight Years in Power

the rest of The Grey King

the first section of Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

Set It Up — an excellent new romantic comedy on Netflix, using and undercutting the genre’s tropes with skill

 

I made:

more plans for my PNW trip

a WITWW post