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Old 08-02-2006, 04:37 PM   #311
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At work - about how old WW2 munitions can be blown up without causing an environmental mess (very tricky, but a good thing)

At home - finished my trashy beach reads finally (not impressed with Ms. J. Evanovich) and resuming essays by Stephen Jay Gould about evolution, but not really into it.
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Old 08-02-2006, 04:37 PM   #312
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At work - about how old WW2 munitions can be blown up without causing an environmental mess (very tricky, but a good thing)

At home - finished my trashy beach reads finally (not impressed with Ms. J. Evanovich) and resuming essays by Stephen Jay Gould about evolution, but not really into it.
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Old 08-02-2006, 07:35 PM   #313
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I was relly enjoying some of the Seat of the Soul, but i am fliping between a couple of books right now. Pale horse is interesting too.
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Old 08-02-2006, 08:04 PM   #314
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I'm rereading the classics. Right now I'm in the middle of Vanity Fair...that book is 4" thick with tiny writing so I should be finished about this time next year.

I picked up Square Foot Gardening and have been getting some wonderful ideas for my future gardens.
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Old 08-04-2006, 06:29 AM   #315
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Half-baked, I've considered re-readng the classics, but ****ed it, can't really get into re-reading when there are so many books I haven't read the first time around.

But Square Foot Gardener is the best book around for learning to garden. Even if you don't have a square foot garden (I've had several), it really teaches you a lot.

I will say most of my reading is for entertainment, not for education. Anyone out there a Larry McMurtry fan? Just finished his latest.
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Old 08-05-2006, 05:22 PM   #316
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I'm reading James A. Michener's Caribbean. I love his books. My favorite of his is Centennial.

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Old 08-05-2006, 05:35 PM   #317
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Old 08-06-2006, 07:06 AM   #318
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Hmmm. Just reread what I wrote ... and I cannot imagine what word I used there that got bleeped. I don't swear a lot, and am trying to fit in obscene words that would fit in that sentence .... and that I would actually use. Oh, well. Sorry.
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Old 09-27-2006, 06:52 PM   #319
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What are you reading?

I'm an avid reader and my DH is, too. Our house is filled with all kinds of books and it's not unusual for me to have three books "working" at once. I read an average of one to two books a week and am just now finishing up The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. It's a fascinating book and, after watching the DVD of the same name last weekend, it paints amazing pictures in my head.

The book I am going to read next is Fork it Over: The Intrepid Adventures of a Professional Eater by Alan Richman. In it he describes his experiences as a food critic and, from what I gleaned from skimming it, it is going to be a funny read.

What are you folks reading out there?
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Old 09-27-2006, 07:08 PM   #320
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My DH can't do anything anymore but sit and read. He reads a book a day. He likes Westerns, Mysteries and Spy Stories. ( paperback books)
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