Tag Archives: Current Reading

New Arrivals, Current Reading April 29 – May 5, 2013

I’m finding more and more things at the library lately, between our Multnomah County system and the neighboring Clackimas County one. With two county systems to draw from, plus inter-loan should it become necessary, we’re finding quite a lot of … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

The Fall-Winter weather continues to be typical: not fierce, but cool and wet, with a sunny day now and then. We enjoy it. New Arrivals – Just when I think I’m doing pretty well with the new books and incoming, along comes … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

I’ve been working in the yard, Winterizing the yard – spreading soil amendments, mulch, raking leaves, fallen berries and pine needles, doing some light, early pruning and the like. All just before the rains set in for keeps, and before … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

I’ve been watching football (Go Ducks!) and some of the baseball playoffs lately. We only watch baseball during the playoffs and World Series, as for us a little baseball goes a long way. I enjoy listening to it outside on … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading, September 3-9, 2012

Football is going strong, both college and pro, Barbara got her MacBook Pro (post on that coming), I’ve been hip deep in tech problems and trying to learn some gestures on the touchpad (aarrrgh) and the garden is crying out … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading, late August – early September, 2012

Amazing that August is over already! Where did it go? New Arrivals – Two things this time, one a pre-order, the other one I saw on George Kelly’s blog (HERE). It looked so good, I just had to have it. The … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading, late August 2012

One new arrival this week, and it’s not a book. It’s a digest, the January 1960 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. The cover story, serialized in three issues (Jan, Feb and Mar 1960), is Deathworld by Harry Harrison. I decided … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

Our heat wave here in Portland has continued. It was in the triple digits Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, better yesterday and finally cooler and nice today. As I said before, I know that may not be a big deal for you … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

While the Summer blahs have let up some, I’ve been having an absolutelymiserable time of it the last week and a half. Standing up from a chair 11 days ago, my back went out. By that I mean it kind of froze … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

I seem to have the Summer blahs, both in reading and writing on this blog. It got hot here for the first time this year, we broke 100 yesterday with a high of 102, hottest in many years. I know … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

New Arrivals: two things this week: Dare Me by Megan Abbott [Little, Brown 2012 hardcover, new] – mystery – another of Abbott’s novels of youth, angst, crime. I bought this based on the last book by her I read, The … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

Two New Arrivals this week, both as a result of a July 3, 2012 post by James Reasoner on his blog Rough Edges. James has been posting older war films for the Tuesday “forgotten films” meme hosted by Todd Mason. A … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

One New Arrival this week: Carroll Shelby – The Authorized Biography by Rinsey Mills [Motorbooks 2012 hardcover, new] – biography of race driver and car builder Carroll Shelby – Shelby died May 10, 2012. This biography has been under way … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading

Hey there, faithful readers. No new arrivals this week – again – which as I’ve been saying each time is just fine with me. I’ve decided, since I have so few new arrivals these days, to combine them into a … Continue reading

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