Author Archives: Richard Robinson

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Enjoying life in Portland, OR

What I Read … Part 5

Continuing with my reading during the Blog Pause of last year with the rest of October. Another Man’s Moccasins by Craig Johnson – As I said last post, I really got caught by the Longmire books and just kept going on … Continue reading

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What I Read During Those Months Part 4

scroll down for previous parts of this series Continuing with my reading during the Blog Pause of last year with the rest of September 2017 and a peek at October. Elon Musk – Tesla, Space and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by … Continue reading

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What I Read During Those Months Part 3

Continuing with my reading during the Blog Pause of last Summer-Fall-Winter. This time it’s September 2017, which – as I did with August – I’ll have to split in half due to numbers. Glass Houses by Louise Penny – I’ve … Continue reading

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What I Read During Those Months Part 2

Finishing with August 2017, which includes some “forgotten” books. Rex Stout – I read both The Final Deduction and Three Doors to Death in re-enjoying some Nero Wolfe. It’s always a pleasure to read about Nero and Archie, no less so in these two stories. … Continue reading

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What I Read During Those Months – Part 1

I put the blog on “Pause” almost nine months ago, and haven’t been posting my Current Reading posts since. However, it’s time I got back into posting more often, and I’m starting with a lot of catch-up posts to fill readers in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Barbara!

Today Barbara is mumblety-mumble years old. Happy birthday! We had plans, but she has an infected, root canal situation, so it’s antibiotics, tepid soft food and plenty of rest. We’ll watch the NFL draft tonight and see what happens, then … Continue reading

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Spring

Though not yet for everyone across the land, here in Portland we have Spring. I thought I’d share a few pictures taken in our garden over the last couple of days. By the way, I haven’t forgotten my promise to … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never: My 2017 Reading Stats

Normally, I would have posted this sometime between late December 2017 and about the 10th of January 2018, but the timing of my blog posts have been non-existent to irregular at best. So for what it’s worth, here is a … Continue reading

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Doing OK

It’s been a while since I posted, and though I don’t have a lot to say, I thought it would be good to check in with any readers still out there. I’m doing okay, been a little sick but not … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We’ve had our Christmas roast and trimmings on Christmas Eve, and it started snowing about dinner time, so it will be a white Christmas here. Here’s hoping everyone has the very happiest and merriest of Christmases!

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