Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Movable Feast

I can’t read Hemingway’s fiction because the dialog seems so dated, but I liked his memoir, A Movable Feast. Published three years after his death, the book is a chronicle of Hemingway’s life during the time he was a young … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Elegy

My friend Keith promised me this book would explain how Trump got elected president. After reading it I presume he meant it explained how Trump won the Rust Belt states of Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia, which gave him … Continue reading

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What’s Bugging Trump Now?

Well, the goodwill from the president’s speech to Congress lasted about as long as it takes for a fart to dissipate in an elevator. Early last Saturday morning, offering no proof, Donald J. Trump accused Barack Obama of having his … Continue reading

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The EXPATS

I paid $16 for this book at Barnes and Noble, and that’s unusual for me. I usually shop at Half Price Books or used bookstores, or online. But I was in Riverside, California needing something to read and I made up … Continue reading

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Trump Settles In

The presidency of Donald J. Trump is six weeks old now and things have started to settle down a bit. The Left is still convinced the country is doomed but I’m not so sure. On Tuesday night Trump addressed a … Continue reading

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