Tag: Reading

THROWBACK THURSDAY: It’s Always Good to Go Back to Middle Earth

I still think The Lord of the Rings is the greatest literary achievement in my lifetime. Like so many other people, I couldn’t wait for the second and then the third book. Nothing like it had ever been written. English actor, Sir Christopher Lee, was born on this day in 1922 (died 2015). I can’t …

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Forty-plus years in the reading

Sunday, on a day where I felt I needed to take care of me, I set up a chair on the deck, ignoring how much work the deck and the yard read. I sat in the sun for five hours and finished the book.