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Dear Diary ... Dreaming of the Arctic and Polar nights.. among other things ... 
19th-May-2011 10:40 am
Spend a couple of days with mom.
Weather is weird. Kind of rainy with sun here and there ...
It is a rainbow weather, if you know what I mean.
Right now it's very odd though. It is 09:51 and it is so dark outside I need to turn on the lights.
It feels like a really big storm is coming.
I can feel it over me ...
Maybe even hail ...
I LOVE this weather ...
So poetic ...

I still get really sad over father.
Still haven't been to the cemetery.
I think the stone is now ready and set.
I must see it.
Father loved spring so maybe that's why I think of him so much lately.

I finished my book (Dark Matter) I could not read ANY slower. I was reading each chapter twice.

Oh I really liked this book. It took me places.
My friend Samantha told me it was scary but ... it never happened ... I was misled.
Not her fault though. I just don't really scare ...
I watch the most gruesome horror films to feel something ...
but it never happens ...
anyway ...

Last night it was the first night after ... 2 years? I went to bed without a book.
Depressing.
I went to bed with Nemi though so I had funny girly-ish dreams.
For a change.
I dreamt of my girls back in the old country.
We were having icecream.

Today I must find a new book to read
.

Since loved loved loved
Dark Matter!!!! I want to find something similar. So I thought I should read the journals and books Michelle Paver read (the author of Dark Matter) when she was making a research on Spitsbergen.
Very interesting stuff. Various diaries and expedition journals from the 1920s and 1930s Such as: Spitsbergen; An Account of Exploration, Hunting, the Mineral Riches & Future Potentialities of an Arctic Archipelago  R. N. Rudmose 1879 Brown
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide

But what I REALLY want to read now is:A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter.
Here is an interesting article about her: Die Ritter-Saga
(One needs the help of Google Translate in case one don't speak German)
"Prior to publication of her book in 1938, the Arctic has never been described in such sensitive way, and since then not again"




First drops of rain are here ...






the amish years
Comments 
20th-May-2011 05:54 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry I mislead you. I thought Dark matter was really scary, but that's probably because even before I read it I was afraid of the dark and of "things that lurk under water" :)
20th-May-2011 07:59 am (UTC)
Oh honey don't be sorry. I am grateful! You gave me one of the most beautiful books and I fell in love with it! And since I was expecting "fear" and not "pleasure", it was a great surprise to me. I was smiling almost through the entire book!
In any way it was good you "mislead" me. I was surprised by everything else in this book.


Funny thing is, I too am afraid of things that lurk under water. (fish basically freak me out lol) But reading about it doesn't do anything for me...
... but ... Throw me in a lake and I will most probably shit myself lol

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