I finished my first real ebook yesterday. Wait a minute, I hear you saying, you’ve been using an electronic reader for more than a year now and must have read a lot of ebooks. True, but this time I’m talking about a dedicated ebook, published through Amazon and offered as a $2.99 Kindle download. The [...]
I’m insanely jealous of a friend in Marin County who got serious about bicycling this year and lost all kinds of weight. So insanely jealous that I actually got on my bicycle this morning and rode 8.5 miles. A few months ago, before the summer heat descended upon Tucson, I’d been riding two to three [...]
How’s that Nook e-reader I got for my birthday last year working out? Glad you asked. Over the past year my reading has been about 25% Nook, 75% book (I keep a record of the books I’ve read, and I actually counted). That strikes me as about right: e-books cost money and library books are [...]
Donna saves change in a decorative wooden box, which I’m raiding this morning for quarters. It’s take-the-motorcycle-to-the-car-wash day. I’m going on a cross-country ride to Nevada and Utah later this week, and it just wouldn’t feel right to start a big trip on a dirty bike.
I read somewhere that the coin-op car wash industry [...]
How’s the new Barnes & Noble Nook working out, you ask? I guess I owe you a preliminary review, so here goes:
I want to first say first that I took to e-books and e-reading immediately. The Nook is about the size and weight of a trade paperback; a pleasure to hold. I love the [...]