Wisteria doesnt bloom or doesnt bloom well every year. This is not one of them, its everywhere.

A Wizard of EarthseaBooks

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin.
Fantasy: 183 pages.
Volume 1 in the series Earthsea.

Lost the original paperbacks. lost the hardback to replace them. People dont return books. Cover is gone and first pages ripped off. A young wizard summons the dead and it follows him for much of his early career as he becomes a real wizard, tames a dragon and eventually deals with the spirit.

Rating: 7 (out of 8)

Tales from the Thousand and One Arabian KnightsBooks
by N. J. Dawood
Mythology: 407 pages

Sinbad is not a good sailor he is a Jonah. Every ship he sails on sinks, he get stranded or otherwise never finishes the voyage. Do not travel with Sinbad.

Rating: 5 (out of 8)

No olusteeReenactments
Skipping it this year. Need to do splits and the weather last week was bad the short course is next week and I just dont have the time to take a day off to drive there.

The 1987 Annual Worlds Best SFBooks

The 1987 Annual Worlds Best SF by Donald A. Wollheim ed..
Sci-fi: 271 pages.
Volume 1987 in the series Annual Worlds Best SF.

A bad Zelazny story. Stories from Tanith Lee, Silverburg, none memorable.

Rating: 4 (out of 8)

Trees are alivePlants
Grapefruit tree has new growth and orange tree has a few leaves left so it looks like everything made it through the freeze.

Small GodsBooks

Small Gods by Terry Pratchett.
Fantasy: 344 pages.
Volume 0 in the series Discworld.

This is just good. The great god Om manifests as a turtle with one true believer and an entire religion of no longer believe and struggles to reassert his worship. Dont forget about Ptang Ptang.

Rating: 7 (out of 8)

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)Astronomy
Pretty easy find now that is climbed above the trees and its clear. Tried the last couple fo nights but clouds and it being less than 12 degrees above the horizon meant i could not find it. Its 24 degrees now and between the dippers.

Drove down to St. Marks to watch a rocket launch. Of course it didnt go off. Went back Sunday. Was able to see the falcon heavy as expected at 120 degrees. Also saw the reentry burns of the side boosters.

Wierd World War IVBooks
by Sean Patrick Hazlett
Fantasy: Post-Apocalyptic: 478 pages

Not as good as Weird World War III. The war after the apocalypse isnt as interesting as the apocalypse.

Rating: 4 (out of 8)