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In the Company of Readers

Our first community read centers, of course, on the famous author from this hometown, Zane Grey.  Years ago, long before dreaming I might one day live here, I read… 1,026 more words

Zane Grey

When Genius Bites Your Hometown

‘Have you heard what they’re up to out there?’ people in town would say. ‘Oh, yes,’ would be the usual answer, and the conversation would move on. 1,435 more words

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The Lone Star Ranger is too good for its ending

In his father’s day, a gun-fighter worried only about better gunfighters. Since then the Rangers have been organized to bring law and order to Texas. 226 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most-Read Authors

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a feature started by “The Broke and the Bookish“, in which people list their top ten books that match some given criterion. 666 more words



photos & details ex Crispin Waddell

Crispin has owned the 1926 Collings & Bell launch Manaaki since 2013. Manaaki’s specs are – length: 11m, beam: 2.5m, draft: 1m & her current engine is a  1970’s Lees Marine Ford diesel 75hp. 285 more words


Who Stole My Country 13 - I Become a Reader

In the spring of 1947, as I was riding home from school, I developed severe stomach pains.  I told my mother I wanted to lie down, an unheard of proposal before that moment.  554 more words