Nonfiction November: A Look Back at My Year in Nonfiction

This coming month, starting early today, I'm participating in Nonfiction November (for more information on the event and hosts, click on the image at right). Week 1: (Oct. 28 to Nov. 1) – Your Year in Nonfiction : Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions – What was your favorite … Continue reading Nonfiction November: A Look Back at My Year in Nonfiction

Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019

September started well as I had four days off for the Labor Day Weekend. To start the weekend, I read Bruce Springsteen's autobiography, Born to Run, which continues my year of reading mostly great books. On the fourth day, Tuesday, my wife and I went on a day trip to Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019

Bruce, Elton, Four Tet & 3 Brothers

This past week, this is what I have... Read I received this in a book blogger gift exchange a few years ago, because my wife is a HUGE Bruce Springsteen fan. Then it went on a shelf on our bookcase and finally to a shelf on my computer desk, where finally I picked it up … Continue reading Bruce, Elton, Four Tet & 3 Brothers

#fakereadathon for the second weekend in a row but getting real this time

In one way, this past week went as expected: busy. In another, it didn't: not with things we wanted to do or things we didn't want to deal with, namely doctor appointments, one for my wife and another for me. We also didn't get away as we had planned for a one-day wine trip on … Continue reading #fakereadathon for the second weekend in a row but getting real this time