Monthly Archives: December 2016

Friday, 30 December 2016 Finished Murder on a Lonely Road

Friday started off better, because my Wall Street Journal was nice and dry. My wife put in an online grocery order @ Wal-Mart and I said I’d go down and pick it up. While I waited, I read about Snapchapt’s … Continue reading

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Thursday, 29 December 2016 Soggy Paper, The Library, Barefoot Chardonnay

My reading day started off on a downer, when I didn’t get out to grab The Wall Street Journal. It was pouring & – by the time I made it out – the paper was a soggy mess. But, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 28 December 2016 Finishing Richard Hugo’s Death and the Good Life

If you’re under the weather, but not too far, you can read. That’s where I found myself Wednesday. So, I finished Richard Hugo’s Death and Good Life. I read almost the entire book, starting from about page 26. It was … Continue reading

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Finishing Ralph Dennis’ MacTaggart’s War

I finished the final hundred pages of MacTaggart’s War Friday. It was a good book, but not great. The last 100 pages have a dramatic shift in tone toward graphic violence. And the end just isn’t that satisfying. I’m glad … Continue reading

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Thursday, 15 December 2016 Ralph Dennis’ MacTaggart’s War

I read a ton in MacTaggart’s War. It’s really an excellent novel. Ralph Dennis has more space to work in this novel and he uses it to good advantage, developing the plot in much more detail than he’d done in … Continue reading

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