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Sunday, 4.19

“Breathe properly. Stay curious. And eat your beets.”

North Carolina


After about a 45 minute post-shift debrief at home – at 1am – where I deconstructed a suicide call I had just taken at the shelter (which ultimately went fine, but one always second guesses whether it could have been handled better), the conversation took a more macabre turn, and I was asked what 5 books would I take to the compound – after the apocalypse hits and it would be up to us to re-civilize the world (5 being the only number of books I could take). 398 more words


4 Books that Were Better the Second Time Around

There are some books that are better the second time we read them. Sometimes this is because we were forced to read them so were determined to hate them, and sometimes it’s just because we grew up a little. 899 more words

Book News + Opinions

My favorite author, hands down, is Tom Robbins. I had the great pleasure of meeting Tom Robbins last summer. I discovered he was going to be a judge at the Rexville… 643 more words


Contemplate the existence of all things

I’ve been re-reading Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins.  It’s interesting for me to note that I am taking deeper meaning in the story line.  I recall the first time I read it how I was mostly focused on his style and the way he wove the story.  1,323 more words


B Is For Beer by Tom Robbins

B Is For Beer by Tom Robbins. (2009) French title: B comme bière. Translated by François Happe.

I recently realized that there’s no French word to say teetotaler. 788 more words

21st Century

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