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Kidney Awareness Month 

March is Kidney Awareness Month. 💚

It might not mean much to you, but it holds great significance for me. For years my family has suffered from Kidney Disease – more specifically… 406 more words

Health And Wellness

Radio Free Albemuth (1976, pub. 1985) by Philip K. Dick

I’m of two minds with Radio Free Albemuth (1976/1985), Dick’s posthumously published novel that precipitated his more famous VALIS trilogy. I pity the Phil (sorry) for the publication of this book, which, in his right mind, he never would have wanted the public to read in this condition. 348 more words

Science Fiction

Radio Free Albemuth (1976) by Philip K. Dick

‘As his eyes adjusted to the gloom he saw the floating patches of colour, but they were receding from him faster and faster as his thoughts – manic, the psychiatrist had said – matched their velocity.

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Book Review

PKD's Exegesis: it begins

I am about a month behind in the Exegesis read along, but I still want to post some thoughts. You can see my intro post about it… 317 more words

Non-fiction

Welcome to my madness: I join the Exegesis read along

Nicolette at Book Punks started a rather brave and possibly unsound quest to read Philip K. Dick’s Exegesis in a span of one year, accompanied by a selection of his novels. 324 more words

Read In 2016

A Scanner Darkly - Philip K Dick

In his Author’s Note to A Scanner Darkly, Philip K Dick explains that the novel is based in part on his own experiences and those of a group of friends. 555 more words

Books

Living With Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Part 3 - What's Next?

So, I’ve told you a lot of things about myself over the past couple of posts with this same title, and you’ve gotten a pretty good glimpse of my life up until this point. 1,186 more words

My Life With PKD