Monthly Archives: March 2011
This is the 55th in my series of forgotten books This week Patricia (Patti) Abbott is back from her adventures and again hosting Friday Forgotten Books. Welcome back! It’s coffee table book week, and though I have a ton of … Continue reading
According to the weather guy last night, this is now the wettest March since sometime in the 1950s, we are 230% of normal rainfall for the month and have had 24 consecutive days of rain and 29 of 30 in … Continue reading
After a zilch last week, a few more things this time, of various types and topics, information and explainations on each follow the gallery. As usual, click to enlarge. A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants by The American Horticultural Society [Covent … Continue reading
this is the 54th in my series of forgotten books The Little Sister based on the novel by Raymond Chandler adapted and illustrated by Michael Lark, © 1997 cover art by Steranko Fireside Books (Simon & Schuster) 1997 graphic novel, … Continue reading
Not only a terrific 1977 jazz album by the Bill Evans Trio, but something necessary for us all. It’s beginning to look like it might happen here in Portland. I took these this morning.
In last week’s New Arrivals mega-post, I hinted there might no be anything else for a while, and sure enough nothing new has come in. That’s good, because if I manage to read something I will have made a small … Continue reading
by A. Bertram Chandler, © 1961 (first published in story form 1959, in Astounding Science Fiction as “To Run the Rim”) Avalon Books 1961 hardcover. Science Fiction, part of the author’s Rim of Space series This is the 53rd in my series … Continue reading
I just realized something: there’s no To Be Read pile here. It’s G-O-N-E. No, I haven’t read every book I have in hand that I want to read. No, I didn’t toss out all the books and replace them with … Continue reading
Below is a pitcure taken a few months ago of our sweet little cat Charlotte, sleeping peacefully, snoring softly. Charlotte was a rescue, my Wife found her at the Irvine Animal Shelter, a shelter that keeps the animals until they … Continue reading
New Arrivals, February 28 – March 13, 2011 Two weeks worth this time, a lot of stuff and some real goodies. Emphasis on action, adventure, science fiction and pulp reprints, with a western by James Reasoner is mixed in for … Continue reading
Blueberry I – Chihuahua Pearl by Charlier & Moebius, 1989 Epic Comics oversized trade paper the 52nd in my series of forgotten books In the first volume of a series, set in America of the late 1800s by a French artist/writer … Continue reading
by Nelson Mandella, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 11, 2010) hardcover Imagine dumping a puzzle on the table and picking up a piece at random. What does that piece tell you about the finished picture? How about if you pick up a … Continue reading
note: I’ve just – Monday March 7 at 12:30 PST – put up a new set of photos that hopefully will be less confusing and less blurry. Yesterday Wife and I finished putting the books up in the library. Finally, … Continue reading
I took this one in Ketchikan a few years back on our Alaska trip. Love the planes all lined up.