Category Archives: Reading

World’s Columbian Exposition

Ever since I read Erik Larson’s book, The Devil in the White City, I’ve been fascinated by the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition. The book is the story of the fair interleaved with a murder mystery … Continue reading

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2015 Reading Challenge

It makes me happy that my Kindle is filled with lots of books I plan to read. Most were chosen on a whim. Some were recommended by friends or colleagues, some were recommended by Amazon and some were free with … Continue reading

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Books I Love

I love the books I read. I’m always in the middle of a few books. I read real books and eBooks and I listen to audio books. Now, I read a lot of memoirs, but I’ve always appreciated a good … Continue reading

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Eating Locally

My new book arrived yesterday. I bought a book, a real book. I don’t buy many books anymore. If you are a regular visitor to this space, you know I love my Kindle. I read voraciously and a Kindle is … Continue reading

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My Kindle is Back!

It’s here! My new Kindle arrived today. I was without it for three days and I’m so glad to have it back! When friends raved about their eReader devices, I didn’t really see the point. The tactile experience of holding … Continue reading

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