The ‘Lost Generation’: The Sun Also Rises

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Over the past week or so, with all the rain we've gotten, I've been doing a great deal of reading. No, C'mon, you remember... not that thing we used to have to do for school, but the pure and simple feeling of losing yourself in a story, fiction or non-fiction. I re-awoken that feeling in … Continue reading The ‘Lost Generation’: The Sun Also Rises

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Literature: Re-Read ‘Hondo’

In honor of his birthday, later this week on March 22nd, I'm re-reading 'Hondo', by one of my favorite authors, Louis L'Amour.   http://www.louislamour.com/aboutlouis/index.html

Dude, Not Cool…

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Doctors and nurses ran frantically into and out of the small room I found myself in. I had never seen such organized chaos from my place in the hospital bed. Little did I know it then, but I had just traveled the longest, most expensive 50 miles, by ambulance to the nearest hospital. In weeks … Continue reading Dude, Not Cool…

Alzheimer’s

"Hey my bother from another mother, Anything you could contribute, I'd be totally stoked and appreciate more than my goofy self could express!!!! 😄" - This is a text message from a good friend of mine, a marine and good guy, who is looking for help for his father-in-law, who is also Marine. This man … Continue reading Alzheimer’s

Scottish Philosopher & Badass: Thomas Carlyle

"OF ALL THE THINGS which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy are the things we call books." - Thomas Carlyle "Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, translator, historian, mathematician, and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time, he … Continue reading Scottish Philosopher & Badass: Thomas Carlyle

Today’s Quote

"Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape." -Gloria Jean Watkins aka bell hooks