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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 Bungalow Mystery
P.M. Carlson, Russell H. Tandy, Carolyn Keene
The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro, Simon Prebble
Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo
Jeff Long
Progress: 11/431 pages
The Secret of Shadow Ranch
Carolyn Keene
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

He Ain't No Bum - Update: I've read 132 out of 142 pages.

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

Bum on (Pittsburgh Steeler) Donnie Shell:


“’Earl (Campbell) had his eighth rib broken,’ Bum explained. ‘When he fell, he broke it. Lookin’ at the film, Shell hit him as he turned in the air and, when Earl came down, he came down flat on his back like a pancake. That’s what broke his rib. It wasn’t the lick.’ There was a momentary pause. ‘Not takin’ anything away from Donnie Shell,’ Bum added, ‘because he’s sure as hell capable of breakin’ a rib.’”


Previous update here.