Sarah Sunday

This was a weirdly busy week, capped off my a surprise visit from my mom and nephew! Which is great, of course, except yeah my reading is really suffering this month.

Reading: I still feel like I’m in a slump, but I finally settled on re-reading Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn so that at least I’m working on a Read Harder challenge. Plus it’s a super fun book and the sequel comes out this summer so I’ll be all refreshed for it!

Watching: American Horror Story (ugh, season 5) still, but also some of The Office. On Valentine’s Day night we made a pizza together and then watched Valentine’s Day episodes of The Office, which was pretty great.

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Listening: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah still. If I try really hard, I’ll be able to finish it this month – I have about 4 hours to go. I only have 3 hours of commuting left of the month (my drive is only a measly 20 minutes, barely), and that’s my main listening time. Maybe if family isn’t around I can take walks after work, because the weather this week is supposed to be in the high 40’s (so warm!)

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Eating: Gummy bears! Also I drank basically nothing but coffee and wine this weekend, so I really need to hydrate on Monday.

Thinking: Things. I really can’t go into more detail than that.

Citizening: I called my reps twice this week. I also bought Celeste (who runs http://itstimetofight.weebly.com) a coffee because really, the work she’s putting into the site is so valuable.

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Anticipating: Iron Fist coming out on Netflix on March 17? I guess? Actually I have very mixed feelings. I’m looking forward to it because Netflix / Marvel has been doing an awesome job with these shows. I’m NOT looking forward to it because I feel like this is going to be the weakest of the bunch. I’m disappointed that they didn’t pick an Asian actor to play Danny Rand. They had a chance to do something really great there, especially after the white-washing bullshit in Doctor Strange and the racist bullshit in Daredevil season 2, but they didn’t. “White dude becomes the best at Asian martial arts” is a tired old storyline that I have no interest in. BUT – I want to watch The Defenders, which is going to include Iron Fist, so I’m going to watch it.

Exercising: As per usual, I went twice during the week and not at all over the weekend. I mean if I can at least maintain that, I can try to build on it, right?

Hope your weekend was delightful.

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3 comments

  1. That site, It’s Time to Fight, has been soooooo helpful. There is just…too much to keep track of too much going on.

    How amazing is Trevor’s mom, Patricia? (I do most of my audiobook/podcast listening while cooking & cleaning so maybe that could help you finish before the end of the month)

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  2. I hear you on trying to find time to listen to audiobooks. Since I started a job here in town, my commute is maybe 10 minutes one way. You don’t get much listening in during those ten minutes. I’ve tried listening while cooking or cleaning, and I just don’t find it as enjoyable. I hope I can start taking walks with the dog if the temps remain so warm (in the 60s in southern Wisconsin in February!!!). Good luck finishing yours!

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  3. I’m skipping Iron Fist, sadly. The Netflix Marvel series have been hit or miss with me, and in general I’ve been frustrated with the pace of their storytelling. So I’m missing out Iron Fist, and I’ll just have to hope that I can still follow what’s going on in The Defenders.

    Now if only they could make a TV show about Misty and Claire fighting evil together. I would watch that very much.

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