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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A calendar.  Each year I receive a calendar from a friend in New York City.  It is a collection of his photographs, sometimes with poetry appropriate to the month.  650 more words


I will admit […] that writing does do something to one’s memory — that at times it can have the effect of an album of childhood photographs, in which each image replaces the memory it aimed to preserve.

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Break the rules, break the spines

Day 10 of the Advent Blogging adventure is about defacing books.

Image courtesy of readitforward.com

This post was inspired by a retweet I saw from the New York Review of Books which said: “Margins are for scribbling, pages for folding, spines for breaking. 345 more words

General And Welcome

Outlook for 2015

Hey Y’all!!! So the blog didn’t see that many post this past season. 2015 will be different

What’s in store for 2015?

1.) I will be focusing on Baseball Scoring a lot during the season. 63 more words

Cincinnati Reds

Reading, writing and learning to play the clarinet

Tim Parks has just published a book on reading (and writing, and authors, and books and what do we expect from books, and…). The book’s title is ‘ 498 more words


Teach Us To Sit Still

I must give a hearty “thank you” to Ian Darling for telling me about Teach Us to Sit Still by Tim Parks after I read The Miracle of Mindfulness… 898 more words