Yufang and I set out for Borders Books and Music earlier today, because they sent out 40% off one item coupons by email. I had planned on picking up one or two PKD books that I need to read for my exams. Yufang, however, pointed out to me that they had some large Lego Star Wars sets available there such as the 7674 V-19 Torrent and the 8019 Republic Attack Shuttle. The amount of savings on these two sets blasted any prearranged plans that I had for books! The Republic Attack Shuttle was a remarkable find, because I had lost an opportunity to buy one used on craigslist a few weeks ago for $30. This was a few dollars more, but it’s new and it saved me the two hour round trip time to get it for that price. The other two sets, 8086 Droid Tri-Fighter and the Lego Atlantis 8056 Monster Crab Clash I picked up at Target, because they were on sale and had pieces that I wanted for a particle accelerator diorama that I am planning. Now, I need to finish my exams so that I can put these pieces to use. In the meantime, Yufang has assured me that she will assemble them on my behalf. Such a thoughtful wife, heh.
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I am an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology. Also, I coordinate the City Tech Science Fiction Collection, which holds more than 600 linear feet of magazines, anthologies, novels, and research publications. View all posts by Jason W Ellis