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Book Review: Portland Speedway

Portland Speedway (Images Of Sports), by Jeff Zurschmeide In reading this book I was filled with a sense that I wish I would have known this building better.  Now torn down with the remnants of a small clay track that … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Am Rosa Parks

I Am Rosa Parks, by Brad Beltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos Like many people of my generation, I first learned about Rosa Parks thanks to the rap group Outkast.  And while some people were offended by the reference made in … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Twenty

This is breaking news.  We have reports of a small plane crash just outside of the Fort Lonesome Airport that crashed just after takeoff.  We will have news when it is available. *** Early reports say that the singer who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Artillery Of The Warsaw Pact

Artillery Of The Warsaw Pact, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As yet another volume in the author’s extensive collection of books about the militaries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crabgrass Frontier

Crabgrass Frontier:  The Suburbanization Of The United States, by Kenneth Jackson There is a deep problem with an author who can have nice things to say about the atrocious mass public housing efforts during the Great Depression and afterward but … Continue reading

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They Know Better

I often ponder my obstinance when it comes to performing tasks I set out to do.  As it happens, when I woke up this morning and went off to work there was some snow falling from the sky, but it … Continue reading

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We Regret To Inform You That There Is Not Enough Room On The Lifeboat

There are times when seemingly unrelated news stories end up having surprising relevance with each other, and which prompts me to reflect with considerable concern on the repercussions of these convergences on my own life and on the well-being of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Build

The Build:  Designing My Life Of Choppers, Family & Faith, by Paul Teutul Jr. with David Thomas [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Normally when reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight

Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight:  The Trials And Tribulations Of Procuring, Transporting, And Selling Marijuana, by Terry Canipe [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Container Principle

The Container Principle:  How A Box Changes The Way We Think, by Alexander Klose On the face of it, this book should have been an obvious one for me to appreciate.  After all, few people have had a life that … Continue reading

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