Tag Archives: Book

One Kick

If you’re looking for a great read, one book you should add to the top of your reading list is One Kick by Chelsea Cain.

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Photographs of the Ordinary, By the Ordinary

I was given Volume 4, Tattered and Lost: Cakes, Picnics, and Watermelon as a Christmas gift, and it is incredible.

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How I Wonder What You Are

My Brief History is more than just personal stories. Hawking reveals the thoughts behind some of his greatest ideas, and also shares his early interest in science, and his years at Oxford when his health began to suffer.

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About A Boy

Life will vanish, goodness will at times go and bend to darkness that is seemingly insurmountable, but stories like Erdrich’s can redeem, heal, and have staying power.

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One Is Silver And The Other Is Gold

Throughout difficult years of sorrow and disappointments she unknowingly had his love—a light from a distant sun warming her all along.

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Here’s Looking At You, Kid.

With such a strong beginning, I was convinced I would keep loving the story as it progressed. What happened next is something I am all too familiar with.

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The Future’s So Bright

Humans have always been capable of great things, but unless we evolve to be better human beings, advances in technology will not necessarily advance us.

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Out Of The Shadows And Into The Light

While there are no clear answers on how to help these individuals, it’s possible the soldiers documented were drowning in plain view, because it is not enough to have just their loved ones fighting for their survival and health.

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Gay Paree!

If America had parents, our proverbial parents would probably be England (the overbearing Father) and France (our loving and flighty Mother). But Paris would be our delightful, worldly, wise, flirtatious, possibly lesbian, beautiful, volatile Aunt with many lovers and a vast art collection. Her influence whispered in our ear, put treats in our pockets, taught […]

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Zombies

Is that fear really so different from homophobia itself? The idea being that if gayness is allowed to get too close—portrayed on television, for example—if you were to be exposed to it without a violent defense, it might turn you…

Are You There, Hernia? It’s Me, Margaret.

“Yeah, you’re way up there on the Owie Scale. I’m surprised you know about that. Did you attend medical school?”

The Mondegreens

What’s that old saying about how “you’ve don’t know what you’ve got til’ it’s gone…” It seems that just as Chico band The Mondegreens are getting some traction in the local music scene and gaining fans, they’re hitting the dusty trail

The Pageant Part II: The Son Also Rises

The Pageant has now been handed over to Roger’s son, Miles Montalbano. So, who is this guy, and what will it mean?

I’m Not the Only One

I got the best of what the VA had to offer and it nearly killed me. Because of the combination of medications that the VA prescribed, I attempted suicide six times.

No Casual Listening

Old Man Gloom’s Aaron Turner, on music making and bringing the heavy to our town

Event Calendar – Week of March 2, 2015

Lost On Main: Mac Sabbath, This Glass House, Bogart The Monster. 9pm-1am, 21+, $10

No Prisons In This World

There is no one controlling you. There is no mass prison system of the mind; no sinister old white men holding dominion over the unsuspecting masses.

Supertime

There Came an Echo

The story is better than the vast majority of games I have played, the effort put into it sincere, and the utilization of voice recognition more innovative than most of the things I’ve seen in a year.

The Magic Jumpsuit

A jumpsuit might temporarily change the way you perceive yourself, but it can’t navigate you through the rabbit hole of insurance company bureaucracy.

Horoscopes – Week of March 2, 2015

You begin the week with a strong and positive vibration. You will find something about life worth celebrating. Your imagination and intuition are being activated.

Grossword Answer Key – 3/2/15

Get your disgusting answers here

How You Say… Wait, What?

It’s hard to pinpoint the single weirdest person I’ve ever met, but in the running is this girl named Zoey.

Thank You Baghdad

Air Force Colonel, Doctor Jon C. Bowersox entered my life one afternoon in 2005, while I was speed walking down the hallway of the Presidential palace. Jon is my wonderful loving husband now, but when I first met him, I found him rather annoying.