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“Read a Damn Book – 146: Show Your Work!”

Show Your Work! is by Austin Kleon, and this is one of the books I picked up when I was in Astoria, Oregon, a few weeks ago. (I’m sure you read THAT adventure, right?) Anyway, I read Kleon’s other book, Steal Like an … Continue reading

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“Game Grumps Live @ The Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA, USA” by Richard F. Yates

On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, after a fun, little birthday dinner for my older daughter (Frankie) and her husband (her birthday was May 30th, his was the 31st), my younger daughter (Elise) and I split town and merged our automobile … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 145: The Avengers – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

Considering Avengers – End Game has recently become one of the biggest grossing films of all time, it seemed appropriate to go back and look at where the mega-franchise all began. It probably won’t come as much of a surprise, but these … Continue reading

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“Adam Savage @ Revolution Hall (22 May ’19)” by Richard F. Yates

On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019, Mariah (aka “The Boss”), Frankie (aka “The Older Daughter”), and Alec (aka “The Older Daughter’s Husband”), and I met at Mariah’s eye clinic, loaded into a single vehicle, and hit the open road, headed for … Continue reading

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“S-A-TUR-DAY-Night! (And Sunday Afternoon)” by Richard F. Yates

Despite my broken back (which I’m certain you folks are sick of hearing about by now), the fam and I decided that we HAD to go see the Broadway Calls on Saturday night (11 May 2019). Mariah and Frankie (the … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 144: Rip It Up and Start Again”

Let’s get the suspense element out of the way: I LOVE THIS BOOK! I first discovered it maybe 10 or 12 years ago, and I have now read the dang thing three times. And each read-through has provided me with … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 143: Godzilla – Rulers of Earth Volume 1”

After slogging through The Coming Race, I thought I’d take a break from “serious” reading and just enjoy something that was fun, easy to read, and entertaining for a change. I decided on this giant monster smash-um-up… [This is a photograph … Continue reading

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