Daily Archives: October 28, 2016

Many Happy Returns, Or, The Return Of The Chinacutioner

As I commented last night [1], one of the errands I had after an exhausting and long journey back from Europe was to deal with a laptop that I had purchased three weeks ago just before the Feast that had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Oregon

Becoming Oregon:  From Expedition To Exposition, edited by Robert Lewisohn Hamm I picked up this book when I visited the Oregon History Trail Museum some months ago [1], and upon reading it during my trip back from Estonia, I have … Continue reading

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Book Review:  The Same River

The Same River, by Jaan Kaplinski There are some books that are simply awful books that no one would ever want to read, and that are devoid of interest except for the point of mocking them [1].  There are other … Continue reading

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