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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

Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us
Allen Salkin, Jerry Stiller
The Light in the Ruins
Chris Bohjalian
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

He Ain't No Bum - Update: I've read 106 out of 142 pages.

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

Q&A with Bum after drafting Earl Campbell:


Q: How long will it take for Campbell to make a significant contribution?

Bum: “’Oh, a day… maybe two’”


Q: Fullback or halfback?

Bum: “’It don’t matter much where he’s coming from. It’s where he’s gonna go that counts.’”


Q: You’ve noticed that he gets up very slowly after being tackled?

Bum: “’Yep, but then I notice he goes down slow, too.’”



Previous updates here.