Category Archives: books

A Bag Spawns Thoughts Literary

When I read the book Time Was Soft There, I felt a kind of kinship with The Shakespeare and Company Bookstore. I cannot say if it was because of the writing, or just the idea of the place spoke to … Continue reading

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On the Bus with Siddhartha

Maybe I’ve written too many posts about encounters with people and their books. While this blog is not Today’s Perfect Books, it isn’t surprising that literature so often creates perfect moments for me.  My degree is in English Literature (all … Continue reading

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From the Author

Having read my blog, you might have noticed a section listing what I have read so far this year. While it is not a particularly popular part of the blog, I have maintained it until now because I saw value … Continue reading

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Again

I was inspired to write this post because I caught a bit of St. Elmo’s Fire on TV the other day, and wanted to watch the whole thing.  I had already seen the movie, but it was so long ago … Continue reading

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A Weekend Book Review

Before I start this post, there ate two things you should know. The first is that I am not a book blogger or book reviewer.  I like books but I rarely read reviews.  I pick them off the shelf at … Continue reading

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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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