Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sunday, 8 April 2018 – Through Page 265 in I am Soldier of Fortune

Sunday I continued reading I am Soldier of Fortune and made it about 50 pages. The book picked up again after disappointing me Saturday. The sections that I read focused on Robert Brown’s adventures in Pakistan and Afghanistan during the … Continue reading

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Through Page 216 in Robert K Brown’s I Am Soldier of Fortune

Saturday I made it about fifty additional pages in I Am Soldier of Fortune. The sections that I read were better than were the preceding sections. I can’t say that the book is great, but at least I’m no longer … Continue reading

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Through page 168 of Robert K Brown’s I am Soldier of Fortune

Thursday and Friday I had a bit of time to read more in I am Soldier of Fortune. The book continues to offer illicit thrills, but it definitely lost momentum in the last sections that I read. The jury’s still out on … Continue reading

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Borrowing My Parents’ Esquire

This morning I dropped the kids off @ my parents’ house. The kids are on Easter break and they always spend Friday night with Bibi and Pop, anyway. Since I’ve never known when to quit, I asked my parent’s for … Continue reading

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Pages 1-98 of Robert K. Brown’s I Am Soldier of Fortune

My current book is I am Soldier of Fortune by Robert K. Browne, who is the controversial founder of Soldier of Fortune magazine. I got the book as a remainder from Edward R. Hamilton for a few bucks. After the … Continue reading

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Last Week – Carlton Stowers’ Spirit

Vintage sports books are a guilty pleasure of mine – literary junk food that isn’t even fresh. Some time ago, I came across a 1974 Texas Monthly article that reviewed a book titled Spirit by Carlton Stowers. (The review is … Continue reading

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Monday, 2 April 2018 – finishing Victor Davis Hanson’s Mexifornia (pages 81-150)

Monday night I finished Victor Davis Hanson’s Mexifornia. For anyone interested in American’s future and its ongoing culture wars, it’s a thought-provoking read. The book centers on the massive changes that illegal Mexican immigration have brought to California. While readers … Continue reading

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