Monthly Archives: March 2011

Restarting the Blog

The blog move from apple to wordpress has been almost as busy as moving into the house we’re living in now, but that’s been a few years so I may have forgotten details. Still, not a move without its small … Continue reading

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If I Die in Juarez

Stella Pope Duarte The University of Arizona Press, 2008 The lives of three young women, Petra, Evita and Mayela converge in a messy convolution of family, countryside, the neighborhood and city life in the hell named Juárez, Mexico. It is … Continue reading

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The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett Signet, 1990 Follett follows his own advice of moving the story with a good turn of action every four to six pages which made it more difficult to skip large areas in this 983 page tome. I did … Continue reading

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The Secret Knowledge of Water

Craig Childs Little Brown, 2000 Craig Childs belongs to a group I call The Extreme Intrepids, people who take themselves into unexplored wilds and live to tell and write about it. A confirmed desert rat, he is also part poet, … Continue reading

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