Category Archives: Current reading list

Racing in the Rain…


Monday afternoon, Diana and I took the dogs with us downtown so she could get art supplies at Art Media – a great art supply store here in Portland. On the way, she left her car at her mechanic’s shop … Continue reading

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On the road again…


We woke to yet more rain in San Francisco this morning, and I decided it was time to pull up stakes and move north again. We took a short walk to Café Ponte at the corner of Diamond and 24th … Continue reading

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What to take?


It’s already December 3rd (my daughter’s birthday – Happy Birthday!), which means we have only 28 days to go… and I’m starting to think about what to take with me. I’ve got the beginnings of a reading list together (will … Continue reading

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The Art of Racing in the Rain


Wow! I just finished reading a fabulous book – The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), … Continue reading

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Deep into Steinbeck country…


Still planning the big road trip with Max. I’m deep into Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck. I’m reading the good dog passages aloud to Max – and there are many good ones. Reading about Steinbeck and Charley dog driving … Continue reading

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Up Next… Travels with Charley (?)


I’ve been a voracious reader since I learned to read and got my first library card in grade school, so I always have at least one book that I’m reading, and a couple of backups. Beginning when I was in … Continue reading

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