Infinite Jest is Ruining my Life

Okay, so maybe it’s just ruining my reading habit.  I can’t finish it for the life of me.  I’ll admit I’m not trying that hard.  I think part of the problem was that I held back a bit this summer and tried to pace myself with the Infinite Summer folks…  Then I started to freak out about the GRE(s) and read this

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and this

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and this

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and this

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almost in their entirety.  But not quite.

And now I’m thinking about application essays and trying to read with those in mind…  I’m only 200 pages away with Infinite Jest.  I could knock that out on a good wintry mix Sunday.  I’ll do it, eventually.  And I do like the book.  Sigh.

Yeah, so, remember last year when I read all the time?  And as recently as May when I wasn’t a caffeine fiend?  I bought this yesterday:

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It is programmable so that my coffee will help me awaken in the morning.  I suppose if I had to choose between morning caffeine dependency and waking up at four and not being able to sleep (as has been the case for many years), I would choose the former, hands down.

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3 responses to “Infinite Jest is Ruining my Life

  1. jfochek

    Yay, caffeine! I’m a fan. 😉

  2. Good luck with the GRE, it’s not as bad as they make it out to be!

  3. Luckily it is all done! I hope to never take it again…

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