Category Archives: books

Appreciation for Bloggers and Readers

There was a real danger of there being no perfect moment today.  It wasn’t the worst day of my life, or even the worst day this year.  Nevertheless, it did have its low points; a drunk on the bus was … Continue reading

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Feeling Appreciated

After having taken the Exodus Travels cycling in Vietnam trip, and blogging extensively about it, I noticed how popular the posts were.  I was getting lots of traffic on it from my readers, search engines and my review of the … Continue reading

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Breaking A Rule Because I Can

On the weekend, I was awarded the Sunshine Blogger award by Ellie at Blogging for Dopamine.  I have been following her blog for some time.  I was initially attracted by wide array of interests and the fact that she is … Continue reading

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Just For Me

Today’s Perfect Moment was buying a nice book to serve as my journal for my upcoming trip. Rather than go to the dollar store and buy a compromise notebook (functional, but not particularly beautiful and probably with a design that … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2016

In 2016, I posted a list of the books I read.  Now that the year is over, I was a little unsure of what to do with that list.  It felt good to delete the list, but at the same … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Loved Chopin

I find it awesome to meet someone with passion. I don’t always “get” what they’re passionate about, but I respect it.  I find it powerful and somewhat infectious.  You can see the energy rippling off them in waves.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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And This Is November…

What a beautiful day it was. My bus ride seemed slower than usual, but that gave me time to look out the window and see all the changes that have taken place, or are going to take place. Some local … Continue reading

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Not Only One…But Many

Today’s Perfect Moment is simply the day it was. Highlights include: Hearing Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here on the radio. Lots of sunshine that shone even as the rain fell. A delicious dinner meal. Finding some books at the … Continue reading

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In Need of Recommendations

Last Thursday I wandered around the library, somewhat aimlessly.  I was there to pick up a book I put on hold and I am now reading titled “Everyone Behaves Badly”.  Every other book I had intended to pick up was either … Continue reading

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The Magic of Books

Books are fantastic. Not only do they let you travel to interesting words, they also allow you to meet people you might not.  I am not good at meeting women in bars, regardless of the amount of liquid courage coursing … Continue reading

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