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Another TBR stack

Four collections plus a play(?) by Ayn Rand. My first by Tenn and Shaw. Advertisements

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Securely sheltered from pop-culture

A recent work email about an upcoming network security related seminar contained this subject, “Get…tips from your favorite pop-culture icon” and offered these names- “Whether your hero is Rick Grimes, Saul Goodman, Tyrion Lannister, or a Guardian Titan, we’ve got you … Continue reading

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2015 California QSO Party Results

185 contacts on 10, 15 & 20 meters (SSB). 47 counties. My goal each year is to work all 58 counties in California. Of the seven years I’ve participated, 50 is the most I have achieved.

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Separated at birth?

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Back to reading sci-fi again

Finished with the re-reading of Jerzy Kosinski’s oeuvre. (I’ve read three in this photo since it was taken plus there are two Philip K. Dick novels waiting)

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Jerzy Kosinski

Ten years ago I was introduced to the novels of Jerzy Kosinski. He quickly became one of my favorite authors. (in December 2005 I posted about it here) Besides the content and style of Kosinski’s writing the form he frequently … Continue reading

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the end (for me) of a good thing

When paperbackswap.com announced earlier this year they were converting to a paid/fee based service I wrestled with the pros and cons of remaining a member and decided against it. I’ve received over 200 books since joining in 2005 but for … Continue reading

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