Monthly Archives: August 2008

Bradbury and Blockheaded Beasts

Tomorrow (August 22) is Ray Bradbury’s birthday and I will be lighting a candle though I’ve never met the guy and, frankly, have never been to Waukegan Illinois.  But through his books, I’ve always felt a kinship with this master … Continue reading

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A Fight with Orson Scott Card

In 1985, one of the best things I had ever read was Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. In 2008, one of the worst things I’ve ever read is by this same man. No, this isn’t a book review. Ironically, … Continue reading

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Pegasus and Facebook

Mornings are getting chillier. You can feel summer winding down, and we’re about to turn the corner into one of my favorite seasons. Last weekend, I went horseback riding with Donna throughout some wooded trails here in Connecticut. It had … Continue reading

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