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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 Hidden Staircase
Carolyn Keene
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Thomas Hardy
Progress: 36 %
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

He Ain't No Bum - Update: I've read 92 out of 142 pages.

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

Bum on judging character:


“’There’s no way you can judge a player’s character on film. You have to do that face to face, and you have to have a coaching staff who can evaluate character, too. Not everyone can do that. And, I’m gonna tell you now that we have been damn successful in selecting people with character. I mean that as a tribute to our assistant coaches and I mean it as a tribute to the people who we have drafted and their mommies and daddies who raised them.’”


Previous updates here.