The fur is flying
Original post made on Oct 31, 2008
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on Oct 31, 2008 at 9:41 pm
I picked up a copy of "Pleasantopia" earlier this year at Towne Center Books. I'm about a third of the way through, but started reading a different book so I haven't finished it yet. It is cute and enjoyable. Unfortunately there's still a need for further editing. The typos can be distracting sometimes. I had been hoping for a little more spoofing of Pleasanton politics in the book where neighborhood is pitted against neighborhood and the smallest but loudest group wins through masterful demagoguery. The mayor in Pleasantopia has been in office for a long time because no one else wants the job. That seemed unbelievable to me. Any resident can really appreciate this book though as the mental map of Pleasantopia closely matches real life.
I'm still waiting for Cholo's "Plutonia".
on Nov 3, 2008 at 3:23 pm
You're going to have to wait because I've been off fishing!
Try the Nimby Banana for size!
on Nov 4, 2008 at 1:19 am
Where were you fishing and what were the results...:)
Due to the time of year, I'm guessing you were "ocean fishing".