Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Chatty Guy

Peet’s was packed, the humid air spiced with coffee.  It was a gray, cold, rainy day, the week after Christmas, but many shops had sales that had drawn people out in spite of the weather.  I got in line for … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Wolf

 The Philosopher and the Wolf,  Mark Rowlands Pegasus Books, 2010 (This is a very long essay,over 2,000 words, and may contain “spoilers” even though the book is nonfiction.) * Any book that makes me think about the world, or re-evaluate … Continue reading

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Which One Do I Choose?

Check out this link to and watch the candidates for chair of the Republican National Committee discuss their favorite bars–I mean books.  This is hilarious, and you can laugh without guilt since this position only controls spending of the … Continue reading

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Hello, 2011

It’s the time for making resolutions.  I never do very well with this.  I pick the usual things (Exercise more!  Lose weight!  Right).  I think I’m going to pick some easy resolutions this time.  There’s a gimmick where you choose … Continue reading

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