- The Summer Garden
- Current Reading: Foster, Moyes, Sandford
- Current Reading: Edwards, Heywood, Foster, Sandford
- Friday Forgotten: The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton
- Computer Adventures
- Current Reading: Krueger, O’Brien, Nesbø
- Friday review: Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death by James Runcie
- the Apple Store, and then…
- Just Arrived!
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Monthly Archives: July 2017
It’s peak Summer garden time, and I took some photos Sunday. Our Lilies are especially magnificent this year. Lots of pictures for you. Click to see larger image.
I finished Icerigger by Alan Dean Foster, which I first became aware of through a blog review, though I don’t recall which blog. I enjoyed it. It’s nothing literate or thought-provoking, just a fun SF novel about a group of people who … Continue reading
Having a bad day – the old devil migraine.
Two books read this time, in addition to the Civil War book I reviewed for my FFB. Miraculous Mysteries, edited by Martin Edwards, is a collection of “locked-room murders and impossible crimes”. An anthology of 16 stories, published recently by British … Continue reading
this is the 262nd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Coming Fury – Centennial History of the Civil War, Volume I, by Bruce Catton, Doubleday hardcover (1961) 565 pages – Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National … Continue reading
Okay, I bought the new iMac. It’s 27-inch with the Retina display. It has a quad‑core 3.3GHz Core i5 processor, a 2TB Fusion Drive, and a 2GB AMD Radeon R9 M395 graphics processor. I upgraded the RAM at the point … Continue reading