S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

A slow-in-coming realization

Thought #1: I'm working on my dissertation. I can't find all the books I need for this current chapter in my university's library system.

Thought #2: I'm taking a week off in Engand later this month to go to a friend's wedding. We're flying to London.

Realization: I could spend a day or two in London and make use of the BL and find some of those books not available in my local libraries, especially if I check on their availability before I go over there. I'm astonished I actually hadn't thought of this before today.

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