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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 131 out of 142 pages.

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

Bum is asked what kind of football player he had been:

“’I thought I was real good until I looked back and saw a film of me. Most disappointin’ experience I ever had.’”


Bum on playing against the Steel Curtain:

“’Playin’ Pittsburgh is like eatin’ an ice cream cone on a hot, summer day. Sometime before you can get it all in your mouth, it gets all over ya.’”


Previous updates here.