Category Archives: Books, Articles, & the Arts

20-22 June 2017 – Robert Boice’s Professors as Writers

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy of Robert D Putnam’s Bowling Alone in a thrift store. In Bowling Alone, Putnam shows […]

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19-20 June 2017 – Reading Pages 164-261 of Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy of Robert D Putnam’s Bowling Alone in a thrift store. In Bowling Alone, Putnam shows […]

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Sunday, 18 June 2017 – Reading Pages 80-164 of Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy of Robert D Putnam’s Bowling Alone in a thrift store. In Bowling Alone, Putnam shows […]

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Saturday, 17 June 2017 – Reading Pages 1-79 of Robert D. Putnam’s Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis

Our Kids – The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D Putnam Simon & Schuster Copyright 2015 261 pages Rating (for pages 1-79, Chapters 1 & 2) – 9 out of 10 A few years ago, I came across a copy … Continue reading

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15-17 June 2017 – Reading Fran Zimniuch’s Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone?

Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone? by Fran Zimniuch Publisher – Sports Publishing Copyrights 2004, 2015 200 pages Rating – 5.5 out of 10 Way back in the late 1970s, I started watching pro football with my father. One … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 – Reading all of Bill Geist’s Way Off the Road

Way Off the Road – Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small-Town America by Bill Geist Broadway Books Copyright 2007 236 pages Orange Beach, Alabama Monday we made it over to the Orange Beach Public Library. I hadn’t been in a … Continue reading

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Sunday, 11 June 2017 – Reading pages 22-246 of Scott Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain

Sunday I was relieved to be off of the road, as I’d spend all of Saturday cooped up in the car, counting the miles. Not feeling like doing anything active, I read Scott Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain from page … Continue reading

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