Ways I've Been Closing Out 2016 Over the Last Week

  1. 1.
    Beat Bugs countdown on Netflix at 8pm
    Family time, in general, and well spent.
  2. 2.
    Buying books with gift cards
    TV: The Book; The Food Lab: Better home cooking through science; Lincoln in the Bardo.
  3. 3.
    Prince covers
  4. 4.
    Considering re-reading The Name of the Rose
    Then realizing I just ordered two books for the "To Read" pile, and thinking about just watching the so-so film instead. Deciding against that, and taking a look at the bookshelf, I counted two essay collections and three novels of varying sizes by Eco that I could read instead. However Sherlock S4 starts Sunday, and, well wouldn't that be a nice peg to jump right into it all? Can I get our daughter to bed before Masterpiece Mysteries?
  5. 5.
    David Bowie covers
  6. 6.
    My President Was Black
  7. 7.
    Sinus infection
  8. 8.
    Snuffing out romanticism
  9. 9.
    Leonard Cohen
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