Taking and Making: July 9

Today, I took in:

the rest of “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration” in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were eight Years in Power

the first chapter of Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper

Poirot: The Hollow

 

I made:

more fun games with the kids at my volunteer group

a start on a new piece in choir

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Taking and Making: July 3

Today, I took in: 

the first section of “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration” in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power

the first few chapters of The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

several episodes of the second season of GLOW

the rest of Poirot: Sad Cypress

 

I made:

a simple lunch I used to make all the time when I lived in Rome, which made me nostalgic

a post-lunch snooze in the sun of the garden

Taking and Making: July 2

Today, I took in:

George Saunders’ “The Semplica-Girl Diaries” and Lauren Groff’s “At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners” in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

a third of Poirot: Sad Cypress

a bit of Richard Ayoade’s The Grip of Film

 

I made:

a start on a new piece at choir — a medley from A Chorus Line, really fun to sing