Monthly Archives: January 2020

Reminiscing about The Far Side

The Complete Far Side, by Gary Larsen The Complete Far Side was a Christmas gift from my nephew, perhaps the highest weight-to-size ratio of any gift ever! I secretly believe this was to get me back for my giving him … Continue reading

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Eifelheim Ancient Aliens

Eifelheim, by Michael Flynn (not to be confused with┬áretired United States Army Lieutenant General and convicted felon Michael Flynn) On the surface, this would seem like a book that’s right up my alley. An alien ship crash-lands in 14th century … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – 2019 un fait accompli

2019 was not a stellar year for reading. It was, however, a good year for learning about reading. Or, should I say, learning about not reading. Here are a few of my 2019 insights if I really want to read … Continue reading

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Procrastination Nation

My commitment to 2020 is to be more diligent with both reading and writing about reading. I have procrastinated the crap out of 2019, and in the interest of getting a fresh start, here is a quick wrap on the … Continue reading

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