I spent Monday, 8 April at the Hartwick College archives, going through the Judge William Cooper papers for material on his maple sugar “plantation” of 1790-1791. Many thanks to archivist Shelley Wallace for all her assistance making this trip a success.
- George Eliot, Middlemarch
- Karl Marx, Capital, vol. 1
- Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia
- George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia
- Kim Stanley Robinson, Red Moon
- Matthew Thomas, Maple King: The Making of a Maple Sugar Empire – reading notes
- Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer, The Farm in the Green Mountains – reading notes
- Yoon Ha Lee, Revenant Gun
- Hannu Rajaniemi, Summerland
- New Japan / ROH G-1 Supercard: The big Madison Square Garden show from April 6. The New Japan parts were great, the ROH parts not so much.
- Pittsburgh Pirates baseball: For the next six months baseball broadcasts will be the constant background noise in our house.
Updated Tuesday, 9 April 2019