Tuesday, November 08, 2005

On the shelf

It seems that some people aren’t satisfied with my completion of the book case and posting of pictures celebrating this milestone. No, these nattering nabobs of negativism would rather bemoan the fact that the pics I posted aren’t large enough to read the titles of the books on the shelves. Great googaly moogaly! I don’t have that much webspace available, people. Merely uploading such a monstrosity would likely blow my bandwidth to kingdom come (which, incidentally, is one of the titles on said shelves).

Instead, to mollify the seething masses and head off potentially catastrophic riots akin to those under way in France, I hereby launch the semi-occasional feature here I shall oh-so-cleverly dub “On the Shelf.” Going column by column, I will work my way bottom to top, left to right until I’ve cataloged my entire library, or lose interest, whichever comes first. Today’s installment examines the bottom, leftmost shelf, which you can see just behind the telescope here:

Tangentially, after shelving all of those books, there are only three titles of mine that seem to have gone missing over the course of two moves and three years. That’s not a bad ratio, but I still find their absence annoying. Those absentee tomes are Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Shadows Bite by Stephen Dedman and How to Write Erotica by Valerie Kelly. If you come across them, let me know, because I’m curious as to where they’ve gotten to.

Now Playing: Wagner The Ring Without Words

1 comment:

  1. 1. Get a Flickr account. They're free, and you can put quite a few photos up.

    2. Blogger itself now allows users free space for photos -- 300MB worth, if I remember correctly. You don't have to use your own webspace!