Tag Archives: California

Book Review: Alcatraz: History And Design Of A Landmark

Alcatraz:  History And Design Of A Landmark, by Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel Although from time to time I have visited a few prisons, I have never visited Alcatraz, nor have I even watched many of the large amount of … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Ruins: 1906 And 2006

After The Ruins:  1906 and 2005:  Rephotographing The San Francisco Earthquake And Fire, by Mark Klett with Michael Lundgren and essays by Philip L. Fradkin and Rebecca Solnit I must admit that I am not very familiar with the phenomenon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mexifornia

Mexifornia:  A State Of Becoming, by Victor Davis Hanson I have definitely mixed thoughts about the author of this book [1], and my thoughts and feelings about this book are probably about as positive as possible for this author’s work.  … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Bad Kids

Sometimes the context in which one watches a movie makes a big difference in how one views it.  Last night I went to the house of one of my fellow CASAs in Washington County, Oregon, along with almost 20 other … Continue reading

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