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July 6, 2011
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When was the last time anyone read a Good book? Something that opened a door into your mind, or tweaked a nerve?

Anyone, Anything?

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June 7, 2012
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Saw the story about the dead climbers, 4 this time around and immediately thought of the book. Almost to the day. Did you see the pics another climber shot of the insanity?

Even I can see that they were way way too many people on the mountain. Many probably very lucky to have survived.
How about the clown packing his bike along to the summit? I can just imagine where he's from.
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June 9, 2012
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I had heard there was like, a record number of climbers this year, and things were getting 'backed up"
hadn't known about this...
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also...and unrelated..but related to the thread, in general..
a book I am reading right now is,
"Swagger", by Lisa Bloom
also, "Think", by the same author

Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams

June 9, 2012
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Right now I am reading Frank Herbert's Dune for the first time. Before that I read all the X-Files books (Antibodies, Ruins, Skin, Whirlwind, Goblin, and Ground Zero).

Another good one I read a while back called The Human Disguise by James O'Neal. I saw it at a Dollar General one time, and the premise seemed interesting, If you like future, some what post apocalyptic with a splash of conspiracy I would suggest this title.

Some of my favorites ..

Dracula -- Bram Stoker
White Fang -- Jack London
Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Hannibal Rising, Red Dragon -- Thomas Harris
Batman Knightfall -- Denny O'Neil
Monkey Bones (shorts) -- Stephen King

And I have collection of Edgar Allan Poe's poems and shorts that I read again from time to time.

Non fiction -- a book called She Comes First by Ian Kerner. If the subject, which the title means literally, interests ypu, it's a well written and respectfully tasteful book. It taught me a lot that I didn't know.

"That's the problem with drinking ... If something bad happens you drink in attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen." -- Charles Bukowski

July 6, 2011
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books I am rotating right now (I read stuff in bits and pieces these days, as my mood leads me, very add-like. but it works for me)...
Man's Search for Meaning
-Viktor Frankl
The Politics of expereince
-R.D. Laing
Beyond UFO Secrecy
-John Greenwald Jr.
Earth Mother Our Womb of Life
-"your brother"
The Daring Spectacle
-Mark Morford
Gaia, A New Look at Life on Earth
-James Lovelock
The Collected Poems of Robert Frost
-Robert Frost
Adam's Alternative Sports day
-Jude wWelton
Life Energy
-John Diamond
20 Years Younger
-Bob Greene
Low-Carb Vegetarian
-Margo DeMello
Color Me a Rhyme
-Jane Yoeln/Jason Stemple
An Awesoem Book of Thanks
-Dallas Clayton
Stories I Only Tell My friends
-Rob Lowe
Harmony
-Prince Charles of Wales
Hybrids
-Whitley Strieber

all worthy reads, I say
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Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams

July 6, 2011
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Wow an impressive list of material, thanks. You and my wife would get on real well.........only she reads certain authors, and certain type content, to the tune of 2-3 a week, every week or every year.........something I envy.

She presented me with a great read this past Friday called " Into Thin Air " by Jon Krakauer

I finished it up early on Monday morning. I had seen bits and pieces of the Docs on the crux of the Book, but had never actually read the account in full.

In my opinion the book is an excellent illustration of everything Jon seemed to feel during the experience as it ties into the things people take for granted,as well as those they hold most dear in the very depths of their souls.

It's about the tragedy on Mt Everest in May of 96 and the effect it had on those who survived and the kinds of people who climb mountains.

No wonder to me as to why it's sold over 3 million copies....

I envy the kinds of people who survived, but admire those who did not!

A non fiction that should be recommended reading especially for those who are " all hat and no cattle "

Cole

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