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New Ideas (And Feedback Requested!)

I’ve been thinking a lot about writing lately. I mean, I’m often thinking about writing, but I’ve been thinking perhaps I’ve not been taking it seriously enough. 612 more words

Games

Sunday Sum-Up, or The Best Laid Plans of Mice

This week was an example of best plaid plans going somewhat awry. Not awry in a terrible way. More like, “I planned to do this, but I guess I’m going to do this other thing instead”. 1,291 more words

Books

The Life and Times of The Thunderbolt Kid -(Book Review)

This could well pass off as an advertisement for Des Moines, claiming- “Most things in Des Moines in the 1950s were the best of their type.” But that is not what this book is all about though. 413 more words

Writing

Review: Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson (AudioBook)

4 Stars of 5

I have started listening to audio books again, and began with a follow up to one of my favorite tomes. The Road to Little Dribbling… 353 more words

Books

5 Bill Bryson quotes that every traveler will relate to

Bill Bryson is far more than just a travel writer. That said, he has written some truly fantastic travel the books over the course of his award-winning career, from  504 more words

Travel

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

Bryson is one of my favorite non fiction authors, and his books cover such a range of topics, from Australia, to general history, the Apalacian Mountains, the beginnings of the English language. 1,191 more words

Nonfiction

Summer is Here! | Book Haul

Not long ago I wrote a post discussing book hauls and why I haven’t posted many in the past. However, the more I think about it the more I feel like this could be a fun way to share the books that I’m currently really excited about reading and discussing. 362 more words

Books