Category: art & literature

Books I’ve Read in 2020…

Total Pages Read: 2,636
Shortest Book: 272 pages
Longest Book: 432 pages
Fiction: 2
Non-Fiction: 0
Cookbook: 6
Poetry: 0

Last Book Read:
8. Quichotte by Salman Rushdie. This took some time for me to finish between having to wait for a new digital copy to become available and just took some time to get into. I love Rushdie, but the last few novels have been harder for me to get into. In the end, I liked the book though. 396 pages. (Finished 3 Mar 2020).

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Books I’ve Read in 2019…

Total Pages Read: 13,388
Shortest Book: 96 pages
Longest Book: 512 pages
Fiction: 13
Non-Fiction: 6
Cookbook: 26
Poetry: 0

Last Book Read:
45. Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking by Hugh Acheson. I liked this book better than the slow cooker book. 288 pages. (Finished 30 Dec 2019).

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a ghost

butterflies linger
long after Autumn drops leaves
memories fading

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Robyn – Ever Again

“It’s like Prince and Kate Bush teamed up and made something beautiful again”
— Lauren Hudgins

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I Still Love You (Now and Then)

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Books I’ve Read in 2018…

Total Pages Read: 6,746
Shortest Book: 176 pages
Longest Book: 688 pages
Fiction: 14
Non-Fiction: 2
Cookbook: 6
Poetry: 0

Last Book Read:
22. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami. A thirties-ish painter is left by his wife and leaves his past life behind in the aftermath. Eventually moving into the house of his friends father (a famous painter in his own right), he discovers a never seen painting as well as his own desire for painting again. What happens afterwards is pure Murakami. 688 pages. (Finished 29 Dec 2018).

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Life after…

Like you’re walking along as always, sure you’re on the right path, when the path suddenly vanishes, and you’re facing an empty space, no sense of direction, no clue where to go, and you just keep trudging along. That’s what it feels like.

– from Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

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Don’t Miss It

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Movin’ On

New music from Glen Hansard.
Lyrics

Words that ring true recently.

Listen to the rest of the album on this playlist:

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Books I’ve Read in 2017…

Total Pages Read: 14,386
Shortest Book: 22 pages
Longest Book: 592 pages
Fiction: 36
Non-Fiction: 3
Cookbook: 6
Poetry: 7

Last Book Read:
52. 50 American Plays by Michael Dickman & Matthew Dickman.  My former classmates at the University of Oregon (and twin brothers) explore each of the fifty states with a short poem inspired by the format of a play.  110 pages. (Finished 30 Dec 2017).

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