Category Archives: books

Mostly Books, some Project Intentions

In the good old days pre MBA I used to sometimes blog posts to warm up my writing for the day. I’m going to try to do this to wind down and catch up on some project thoughts as I

Mostly Books, some Project Intentions

In the good old days pre MBA I used to sometimes blog posts to warm up my writing for the day. I’m going to try to do this to wind down and catch up on some project thoughts as I

Blood Meridian

Perhaps an appropriate book to talk about today, certainly an appropriate title. It is subtitled ‘Or the Evening Redness in the West.’ It was published over thirty years ago. It’s violent, probably the most violent book I have ever read,

Blood Meridian

Perhaps an appropriate book to talk about today, certainly an appropriate title. It is subtitled ‘Or the Evening Redness in the West.’ It was published over thirty years ago. It’s violent, probably the most violent book I have ever read,

Of Fables, and other assorted graphic diversions

I find that I have little time to read proper books these days. I should be picking up short story collections, yes, but I would end up just reading my usual stablemates of James Joyce, Jorge Luis Borges and Raymond

Of Fables, and other assorted graphic diversions

I find that I have little time to read proper books these days. I should be picking up short story collections, yes, but I would end up just reading my usual stablemates of James Joyce, Jorge Luis Borges and Raymond

Communication is important

(A rumination on what’s important)I suck at keeping in touch with people. I’m not the worst, but I’m pretty bad. Jeea is great at it, or was before kids and now is okay at it. I wouldn’t have friends if

Communication is important

(A rumination on what’s important)I suck at keeping in touch with people. I’m not the worst, but I’m pretty bad. Jeea is great at it, or was before kids and now is okay at it. I wouldn’t have friends if

Winter, New Baby Reading

With Che on me most evenings after supper I’m getting through some reading.Don’t have time to properly note passages that I really like in places. In order of Activeness: 1. “Archer In Hollywood” – Ross MacDonaldHardboiled Crime Fiction in the

Winter, New Baby Reading

With Che on me most evenings after supper I’m getting through some reading.Don’t have time to properly note passages that I really like in places. In order of Activeness: 1. “Archer In Hollywood” – Ross MacDonaldHardboiled Crime Fiction in the

His Dark Materials

I just finished Phillip Pullman’s trilogy last week. After this summer’s Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince fix, I was looking for something to gracefully wind down with. I read a reasonable variety of things and will happily admit

His Dark Materials

I just finished Phillip Pullman’s trilogy last week. After this summer’s Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince fix, I was looking for something to gracefully wind down with. I read a reasonable variety of things and will happily admit

Oil Crisis

Well, this is a partial list of books I *should* be reading:1. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of the Oil Age,Climate Change, and OtherConverging Catastrophesof the Twenty-First CenturyBy James Howard Kunstler2. The Coming Oil Crisis (or similar books, any

Oil Crisis

Well, this is a partial list of books I *should* be reading:1. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of the Oil Age,Climate Change, and OtherConverging Catastrophesof the Twenty-First CenturyBy James Howard Kunstler2. The Coming Oil Crisis (or similar books, any

Partial List of books that in some unread state.

I’m finding some more time these days to read, but I’m still falling into the habit of adding books that are unread. Here’s a list that I’m sharing in order to sort out where I stand. Listed in no order

Partial List of books that in some unread state.

I’m finding some more time these days to read, but I’m still falling into the habit of adding books that are unread. Here’s a list that I’m sharing in order to sort out where I stand. Listed in no order

Cloud Atlas

What’s the link to Cuba? Well I started reading this wonderful book before going on vacation and during and now I’m almost finished. Its structure is well thought out and its pacing is superb. I read a few reviews for

Cloud Atlas

What’s the link to Cuba? Well I started reading this wonderful book before going on vacation and during and now I’m almost finished. Its structure is well thought out and its pacing is superb. I read a few reviews for