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or what I do between bouts of Real Life
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I may be weird...
I'm listening to "Farenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury, on Audible.com.  Audible is a great deal, if you are in the car a lot, because you can listen to stuff you want to read, and it makes the drive much faster.  Although I've found I can read about 3 times faster than I can listen (or talk, and I'm a motor mouth).  It gives me time to either 1) read stuff I've been missing out on, or 2) reread classics (like now).  I recently listened to Randy Pausch reading his book, "The Last Lecture", which is his manifesto to everyone, including his kids, about how to live a good, fulfilled life.  I recommend it highly.  And if you quit as a member?  You still have access to your library, just not the (potentially) discounted credits.

Anyway, back to the jets.

I live in the Pacific Northwest.  And there are jets roaring overhead, not *regularly*, from Fort Lewis & McChord AFB (not to forget the PSNS, or Bangor SubBase, quite the military presence...), but with a consistent intermittancy that can freak you out... especially if you're hearing a story (Farenheit 451) that features that, too.  Life imitating art?  Hopefully, not.... although my mother's worries of childhood ("We've got a National Guard base here, there is a missle in Russia pointed at us, right now!") make me laugh...

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quinn222 From: quinn222 Date: July 21st, 2008 12:26 am (UTC) (Link)
I love audible. I was never a fan of listening to books before (I'm a rabid reader) but now I'm addicted to listening in the car on my commute.
qafhappy From: qafhappy Date: July 21st, 2008 12:36 am (UTC) (Link)
My only problem with Audible, is that I listen to less Progressive radio than I would, so I'm not up to date on current events.

But it makes the drive home something to look forward to!
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