Paul’s Book Reviews: Fiction, Science Fiction, Mysteries

“’Stocking up’ is what our robust Americans called it, laughing nervously, because profligate abundance automatically evokes its opposite, the unspoken specter of dearth.” — Ruth Ozeki, My Year of Meats My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki A friend read a book I recommended and in turn recommended this one to me. I was put […]

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Air-Minded: First Flight Anticipation (Updated!)

One of the things I’m watching the news for today is the flight of Boeing’s new F-15EX, the first of 144 purchased by the US Air Force, an all-new version of the Eagle with vastly improved capabilities. The first flight, from Boeing’s plant at Lambert Field in St Louis, had been scheduled for yesterday, the […]

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Dog Is My Co-Pilot

I must telegraph it somehow, because if I so much as think about going somewhere in the car, Mister B knows, and won’t let me out of his sight lest I sneak out without him. As I’m going to do this morning. I need groceries for dinner tonight, Safeway isn’t dog-friendly, and if I leave […]

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Half-Minded: Okinawa

Donna and I consider the Okinawa Hash House Harriers our mother hash. We ran our first few trails with the Tampa club in 1988, but Okinawa gave us our first full taste of hashing. It was our first hash family. It’s where we got our hash names, Flying Booger and Pick’n’Flick (if you’re not a […]

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