2009.02.01 13:00 - "So many books, so little time"

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    This session was recovered from the autologger by Wol Euler. Adelene was the guardian, filling in for Wol who was filling in for Maxine, so I'm not sure who should comment this session!


    Riddle Sideways: Hi Adelene

    Adelene Dawner: hiyo

    Riddle Sideways: Hi Jo

    Adelene Dawner: I'm GoCing, but I need to do some work on the other screen, too

    Riddle Sideways: wish I knew how to morph into big animal too

    Adelene Dawner: 'lo Susi, Fa

    Riddle Sideways: thank you

    Riddle Sideways: Hi everybody

    Fael Illyar: Hi Adele, Aisha, Riddle :)

    Susi Alcott: hi Adelene, Riddle, Aisha, Fael

    Aisha Heaney: hihi!

    Adelene Dawner: The animals are in the second floor green section - if you need help figuring out how to use 'em, feel fre to track me down.

    Susi Alcott: hi Scat

    Riddle Sideways: can you be in two places at once now?

    Fael Illyar: Hi Scat :)

    Adelene Dawner: who, me?

    Scathach Rhiadra: Hi Fael:)

    Scathach Rhiadra: Hello all:)

    Fael Illyar: Yes, just create an alt and you can :P

    Riddle Sideways: I Hi Scath

    Fael Illyar: Hi Artemisia :)

    Riddle Sideways: line from a old song (firesign theater) "How can you be in two places at once, when you're nowhere at all"

    Artemisia Svoboda: Hello Fael

    Artemisia Svoboda: hi everyone

    Scathach Rhiadra: Hello Artemisia

    Susi Alcott: hi Artemisia

    Riddle Sideways: Hi Artemisia

    Fael Illyar: Has someone claimed the session yet?

    Adelene Dawner: nope, but I'm GoCing

    Riddle Sideways: it is ok to sit in the pool

    Riddle Sideways: your clothes will dry

    Riddle Sideways: so that is how that works

    Fael Illyar: Yes :)

    Fael Illyar: you click the recorder and then select claim :)

    Fael Illyar: the plan is to make the recorder nag about it every few minutes once either me or Wol gets around to reorganizing the script.

    Riddle Sideways: ha, I just heard a motorbike outside that sounded like your purring :)

    Adelene Dawner: hehehe

    Riddle Sideways: Sorry Fael, to have missing your birthday party.

    Riddle Sideways: just got the notice

    Riddle Sideways: hope many people came

    Fael Illyar: Don't worry about it :) We can't always be everywhere.

    Aisha Heaney: so what's the topic?

    Fael Illyar: to the party I noticed about, somewhere over 15 in total.

    Riddle Sideways: wow, nice party

    Fael Illyar: if I include the party Corvi had for me the day before, over 20

    Fael Illyar: didn't make a count that notes who were present at both

    Fael Illyar was happily surprised with the number of people.

    Scathach Rhiadra: :)

    Riddle Sideways: Fael, I think you said awhile back that you had read the wheel of time series

    Riddle Sideways: I am slowly going through them.

    Fael Illyar: Yes, I have.

    Fael Illyar: Hi Tarmel :)

    Scathach Rhiadra: Hello Tarmel

    Artemisia Svoboda: Hi Tarmel

    Susi Alcott: hi Tarmel

    Tarmel Udimo: hi all

    Riddle Sideways: I am very pleased over a male author writting all the dergatory statements about how men act

    Riddle Sideways: and how women have to watch out for their feelings

    Fael Illyar: The woman roles in the book series are pretty well written :)

    Riddle Sideways: and how much men gossip

    Tarmel Udimo: which book are we talking about:-)

    Fael Illyar: The Wheel of Time series

    Riddle Sideways: beware it is like 11 books

    Tarmel Udimo: a sci fi book?

    Riddle Sideways: by Robert Jordan?

    Fael Illyar: by Robert Jordan, who, unfortunately is now dead.

    Scathach Rhiadra: is this SF or Fantasy?

    Riddle Sideways: epic fantasy

    Tarmel Udimo: love them... :-)

    Scathach Rhiadra: ah, I thnik I read the 1st in the series

    Riddle Sideways: tolkein-ish

    Fael Illyar: better written I'd say though :

    Riddle Sideways: more modernish written

    Tarmel Udimo: while we are on the subject of books - riddle I have meaning to pass on the name of the book on time to you (keep forgetting)

    Riddle Sideways: please do

    Tarmel Udimo: its "A Seminar on Time" by AGE Blake

    Fael Illyar: Ah, Riddle, was it you with whom I spoke of cycles?

    Riddle Sideways: thanks

    Fael Illyar: two weeks ago I think.

    Riddle Sideways: prolly, I love cycles, spirals, etc.

    Riddle Sideways: yes

    Tarmel Udimo: Blake worked with JG Bennett on a book called "The Dramatic Universe"

    Tarmel Udimo: they were 'spawned' by the work of first Gurdjieff and then Ouspensky

    Tarmel Udimo: anyway see what you think, found it when cleaning out by books

    Tarmel Udimo: too bad PaB doesn't have a lending book club....

    Riddle Sideways: Thanks, I should wait til later to browse, but can't wait

    Riddle Sideways: we have the library

    Tarmel Udimo: ?

    Riddle Sideways: no librarian

    Riddle Sideways: no check out desk

    Scathach Rhiadra: if they were online books we could always start a Google group for exchanging and discussing:)

    Tarmel Udimo: yes - I was staying a friend 's place cat sitting and down the road they had a large bookshelf on the corner were people were dropping off books and picking up ones to read

    Tarmel Udimo: it was fun

    Riddle Sideways: couple days ago I was replacing bedside lamp

    Riddle Sideways: had to move piles of books

    Riddle Sideways: found 2 doxen with bookmarks

    Riddle Sideways: not finished yet

    Riddle Sideways: I had started another without finishing them

    Riddle Sideways: SO MANY BOOKS... SO LITTLE TIME

    Scathach Rhiadra: :))

    Tarmel Udimo: grins

    Tarmel Udimo: I had a period there where I couldn't read much...

    Riddle Sideways: my wife has had that sweatshirt so long it is worn out

    Tarmel Udimo: hahahahah

    Riddle Sideways: why couldn't you read?

    Tarmel Udimo: now thankfully I'm back to the avid reader state...

    Tarmel Udimo: not sure, it was like I juts couldn't take in anymore info

    Tarmel Udimo: my eyes would go all unfocused and the words were all jumbled up....

    Tarmel Udimo: it became almost like an aversion to words...

    Riddle Sideways: I have audible on my iPod for listening while driving

    Riddle Sideways: and prolly fifty poscasts

    Tarmel Udimo: yep that may be next

    Tarmel Udimo: yikes

    Riddle Sideways: don't want to waste the moments while driving/flying

    Tarmel Udimo: no silences there - eh susi? :-)

    Tarmel Udimo: (running joke with susi)

    Riddle Sideways: agree, have to plan silence times

    Tarmel Udimo: good point squee

    Artemisia Svoboda: who is squee?

    Riddle Sideways: squee was silent too long so I tickled

    Artemisia Svoboda: Ah, hi Squee, now I see you

    Artemisia Svoboda: and you always giggle?

    Riddle Sideways: Moon seems tobe a major tickler

    Adelene Dawner: mmhmm

    Riddle Sideways: long ago there was a huge ferocious lion

    Riddle Sideways: that got a thorn

    Riddle Sideways: in its paw

    Riddle Sideways: and a little mouse named squee

    Riddle Sideways: removed it

    Riddle Sideways: they were friends ever since

    Tarmel Udimo: hehehehehe

    Riddle Sideways: I miss telling those stories to my daugther

    Tarmel Udimo: yes?

    Tarmel Udimo: you can tell us instead :-)

    Riddle Sideways: in this place we are writting the stories ourselves

    Riddle Sideways: the main hero is Pema

    Riddle Sideways: who sent out the word

    Adelene Dawner: hah, don't let *him* hear you say that.

    Riddle Sideways: that all should come chat

    Tarmel Udimo: and be heard....

    Riddle Sideways: it is a pretend book and we changed the names to protect ....

    Riddle Sideways: somebody

    Tarmel Udimo: grins

    Riddle Sideways: One day while drinking tea a Storm came along

    Tarmel Udimo: and?

    Riddle Sideways: hey, I not the only one telling this

    Riddle Sideways: imagine all the characters that have entered this story

    Tarmel Udimo: yep its pretty big

    Tarmel Udimo: we have a new visiter - Aisha

    Tarmel Udimo: or perhaps and old freind of PaB

    Adelene Dawner pokes Aisha: Wake up.

    Aisha Heaney: we're here

    Aisha Heaney: we're here we're here

    Adelene Dawner: hehehe

    Tarmel Udimo: ahhaha

    Tarmel Udimo: nice coat

    Aisha Heaney: :)

    Aisha Heaney: we're awake :P hi!

    Fael Illyar smiles.

    Tarmel Udimo: an alaskan wolf?

    Aisha Heaney: a wolf of sorts

    Artemisia Svoboda: I've got to go back to RL

    Aisha Heaney: this is the only av we were able to find on four legs.

    Tarmel Udimo: nice to see you again twin :-)

    Artemisia Svoboda: Same to you!

    Scathach Rhiadra: bye Artemisia

    Artemisia Svoboda: See you later, everyone!

    Fael Illyar: Bye Artemisia :)

    Riddle Sideways: bye bye

    Artemisia Svoboda: bye bye

    Riddle Sideways: purr howl

    Tarmel Udimo: yep and purrrrrrr

    Fael Illyar: Hello Samuel :)

    Scathach Rhiadra: Hello Samuel

    Samuel Okelly: hello every1 :)

    Tarmel Udimo: hi samuel

    Aisha Heaney: heh

    Tarmel Udimo: that's okay....

    Riddle Sideways: back, had to answer the oven timer and gong

    Susi Alcott: hi Samuel

    Riddle Sideways: In my country...

    Riddle Sideways: we have a new ttradition

    Tarmel Udimo: yes?

    Riddle Sideways: once a year

    Riddle Sideways: we get together and watch TV and drink beer and pretend we care about football

    Riddle Sideways: we over-eat junk food

    Riddle Sideways: we bet on point spreads

    Riddle Sideways: I was thinking about it last night

    Riddle Sideways: think of many millions of people

    Riddle Sideways: all glued to watching the same tv show

    Tarmel Udimo: hummm'

    Riddle Sideways: all attention on that game

    Riddle Sideways: all that mental energy spent on whether this will be a pass

    Riddle Sideways: will itbe caught

    Riddle Sideways: all eyes on the quarter back

    Riddle Sideways: willing the players to move

    Riddle Sideways: whispering under breath

    Riddle Sideways: that a definsive end is getting too close to the quarterback

    Riddle Sideways: then poof... a car commericial

    Samuel Okelly: do you draw any conlclusions from such a combined collective group activity riddle?

    Riddle Sideways: not sure

    Riddle Sideways: if that many are focused

    Riddle Sideways: and concentrating

    Riddle Sideways: but on diferent results

    Riddle Sideways: do we effect the game

    Aisha Heaney: well that's the thing

    Aisha Heaney: most people don't know how to use that magic

    Riddle Sideways: many that is it

    Riddle Sideways: maybe

    Aisha Heaney: could it work? sure. but if you know how the magic works then its power is lost.

    Tarmel Udimo: and thank goodness they don't

    Riddle Sideways: not sure

    Riddle Sideways: many things to think on

    Samuel Okelly: please excuse me folks :) tc all :)

    Riddle Sideways: bye

    Scathach Rhiadra: bye

    Adelene Dawner: cya, Samuel

    Tarmel Udimo: bye samuel

    Riddle Sideways: ummmm, who is GoC

    Adelene Dawner: me

    Riddle Sideways: ok

    Riddle Sideways: worried it was me :)

    Adelene Dawner: hehe

    Scathach Rhiadra: :)

    Tarmel Udimo: can you say more about magic aisha and its uses

    Scathach Rhiadra: I have to head off now, bye all:)

    Tarmel Udimo: bye scath

    Tarmel Udimo: see you next time

    Fael Illyar: Bye Scat :)

    Aisha Heaney: :)

    Riddle Sideways: Magic (and all other spellings) is a broad and deep subject that I don't want to miss.

    Riddle Sideways: but have to leave soon

    Riddle Sideways: so can we bring that up at the beginning of some hour?

    Adelene Dawner is pretty sure Aisha will be here again ^.^

    Tarmel Udimo: I would like that

    Aisha Heaney: we will be here, when is the next meeting again?

    Adelene Dawner: 7pm SLT

    Adelene Dawner: 10, local

    Riddle Sideways: tuesday 7am

    Riddle Sideways: :))

    Tarmel Udimo: monday 2;00pm

    Aisha Heaney: lol

    Adelene Dawner: You can always catch the log, Riddle

    Tarmel Udimo: bye riddle

    Aisha Heaney: you're always free to talk to us outside of pab

    Fael Illyar smiles.

    Fael Illyar: See you later Riddle :)

    Riddle Sideways: thanks all, and I will think on football today

    Riddle Sideways: bye

    Tarmel Udimo: wish your howl went on longer aisha

    Tarmel Udimo: hahahaha

    Aisha Heaney: :P

    Fael Illyar: Yes, it kind of feels like it'd fit better if it was longer :)

    Tarmel Udimo: oh boy

    Tarmel Udimo: ahhh sitting up, nice

    Tarmel Udimo: everyone use :P what does that mean (dummie on the mat asks)

    Aisha Heaney: stick your tongue out.

    Adelene Dawner: sticking out toungue, Tarmel.

    Aisha Heaney: then ask that again

    Aisha Heaney: :)

    Adelene Dawner: Aisha, wanna go meet Moon?

    Aisha Heaney: sure!

    Aisha Heaney: should i be a not-fourfooter?

    Adelene Dawner: dun matter

    Aisha Heaney: kk

    Tarmel Udimo: moon's very special

    Adelene Dawner: ^.^ mmhmm

    Fael Illyar: He doesn't seem to be online though.

    Tarmel Udimo: you will enjoy moon's company

    Aisha Heaney: actually i think changing is in order.

    Aisha Heaney: brb

    Fael Illyar: Well, It's time to move elsewhere I guess :)

    Fael Illyar: See you later Tarmel :)

    Tarmel Udimo: yes I may go and see about land now, thanks for your help....

    Susi Alcott: _/!\

    Susi Alcott: see you Tarmel

    Tarmel Udimo: bye susi

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