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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Science Of Discworld
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Progress: 22/414 pages
Terry Pratchett
Progress: 85/356 pages
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Jeff Passan
Progress: 104/368 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

He Ain't No Bum - Update: I've read 59 out of 142 pages

He Ain't No Bum - O.A. Phillips, Ray Buck

Bum on failure:


“’Part of football is failing. Hell, if you attempt forty tackles, you’re gonna fail in ten of ‘em. A guy ain’t a failure until he starts blamin’ the weather or the quarterback or somebody else. As long as he puts the blame on hisself for those ten passes he dropped, he’s got a chance to drop but nine next time.’”


Previous updates here.