Daily Archives: August 29, 2016

Overstaying Your Welcome

For me, the funniest and most telling aspect of this weekend was being told rather unceremoniously but unsurprisingly that there was another group renting the group campground at Beacon Rock in about ten minutes and that it was time to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlas Of Remote Islands

Atlas Of Remote Islands:  Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On And Never Will, by Judith Schalansky, translated from the German by Christine Lo The subtitle of this book is a bit pessimistic–to be sure, most of us have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quidditch Through The Ages

Quidditch Through The Ages, by Kennilworthy Whisp (J.K. Rowling) Anyone reading this book should be a fan of Harry Potter [1].  It may be unnecessary to say that for most readers, as Quidditch is an imaginary sport from that particular … Continue reading

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