Readathon Prepping

By now, no doubt, if you've been reading this blog, you know that I’ll be having arthroscopic surgery on my left knee for a degenerative meniscus on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019! At least, that's how I see it in my mind... ...along with this date: SATURDAY, OCT. 26, 2019! On that date is the latest … Continue reading Readathon Prepping

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

Pushing Forward Back May/June 2019

May overall went as planned. At the beginning of the month, I watched Avengers: Endgame (awesome send-off) and got a new lawnmower; mid-month, my wife and I watched the end of Game of Thrones (a not-so-awesome sendoff BUT, in my wife's and my opinion, overall a satisfying conclusion even if extremely rushed to get there) … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back May/June 2019