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Monday, 11 December 2017 – Reading Pages 282-342 of David Maraniss’ When Pride Still Mattered

“…an intolerable disparity between the hugeness of their desire and the smallness of reality” (p. 69, attributed to Ignatius Loyola). Monday night after the kids went to bed, I managed about 60 pages in When Pride Still Mattered. The material that I … Continue reading

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Saturday, 14 January 2017 Lotsa Reading

Saturday I was tired from the week and spent most of the day reading. On a down note, I finished reading Grady Baby, going from page 203 to the end. It was like pulling teeth. The book has good material, … Continue reading

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Brushes with Greatness – Reading Kenny “Snake” Stabler’s Autobiography & Meeting Him in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Snake by Ken Stabler with Berry Stainback Rating – 8/10 244 pages Doubleday Copyright 1986 Summary –Wine, women, song – and football – what’s not to like? Snake isn’t War and Peace, but it is a lot of fun. Review … Continue reading

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