Monthly Archives: May 2017

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 Pages 81 – 264 in Jerry Oppenheimer’s RFK Jr.

Tuesday I continued with the can’t-put-it-down sleazefest that is Jerry Oppenheimer’s RFK Jr. – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and The Dark Side of The Dream. Sometimes your first impressions of a book are wrong, but – at least so far … Continue reading

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Monday, 29 May 2017 – Pages 1-80 in Jerry Oppenheimer’s RFK, Jr.

Monday when we got home from the beach, my copy of RFK, Jr. was waiting for me on the doorstep. The book was one of seven that I’d ordered from Edward R Hamilton. At night, I was wound up from being on … Continue reading

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Monday, 29 May 2017 – Odds and Ends

Back Home Again After finishing The Eastern Stars Saturday, I was reluctant to start a new book Sunday. Nothing that I had out @ the beach “grabbed” me. So, I read a bit of the new issue of Garden and … Continue reading

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Sunday, 28 May 2017 Finishing Mark Kurlansky’s The Eastern Stars (pages 159-222)

Orange Beach, Alabama Sunday I finished Mark Kurlansky’s The Eastern Stars, reading pages 159-222 (Chapters 9 through 13). The book grew on me. In the last 75 pages or so, Kurlansky explains the state of Dominican baseball from about the … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 May & Saturday, 27 May 2017 – Reading Chapters 1-9 (pages 1-159) in Mark Kurlansky’s The Eastern Stars

Last summer, I was loafing in Dollar Tree and found a copy of Mark Kurlansky’s The Eastern Stars – How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris. “How far wrong can you go for a dollar?” I … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 May thru Thursday, 25 May – Finishing J Maarten Troost’s Headhunters on My Doorstep with a Whimper, not a Bang (Chapters 11 – 18, pages 165-260)

At the first of last week, I flaked out on reading Maarten Troost’s Headhunters on My Doorstep. I read a couple of chapters (11 & 12) Monday. Then, Tuesday and Wednesday I flaked out. I spent most of my time … Continue reading

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Sunday, 21 May 2017 – Chapters 5-10 (pages 63-164) in J Marten Troost’s Headhunters on My Doorstep

Usually, I bail on a book if I don’t like it. When I stick with a book that’s slow moving, it’s rarely good a decision. But I’m glad that I continued reading Headhunters on My Doorstep Sunday, author J Marten … Continue reading

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