That Looks Familiar

Patrice Lewis is getting ready to move, and she has a picture of most of her library boxed and ready to travel. As you might recall, gentle reader (because I bring it up over and over), when we moved from Old Trees to Nogglestead, we filled a 16′ PODS container with books and bookshelves. And […]

The Truth

Look, ma, I made a meme. Well, I didn’t make a meme. I put text on an image already made into a meme. But that’s what passes for creativity in the 21st century. So how did this come about? Well, I’ve started reading Hagakure: The Book of the Samaurai which I bought at the end […]

So, Almost 10 Years Later….

I took a quick look at an old post (Good Book Hunting: August 27, 2007, and I zoomed in on the picture of my to-read shelves in Old Trees, and I thought, Man, I need to get to reading some of those books. Click for full size I see a bunch of them on the […]

I Have An Alibi, I Hope

The Mystery of the $2.5 Million Rare Book Heist: ate in the night on Jan. 29, three still-unknown thieves drilled through the skylight of a building near Heathrow Airport and rappelled 40 feet to the floor, bypassing the security alarms. They went straight to six specific crates that contained three dealers’ worth of books that […]

A Risible Untruth

Every year for Christmas, my mother-in-law gives us calendars. Last year, she made personal calendars for each of us with custom collages for each month. August, I rediscovered as I belatedly turned the calendar to the half-over new month, was books for me. She collected images from my blog of books I read last year, […]