Sunday, April 16, 2017

YARDWORK AND BOOKS AND AN EASTER EGG

VAGUELY NUCLEAR EASTER EGG

Mucho yard work yesterday--beds turned, snap peas and beans planted.  I mowed and re-seeded spots in the yard, all while listening to Howard Zinn's People's History of The United StatesStories that must be told and history that must be known--but listening to it has been like eating a case of Grape Nuts without milk. 

In contrast I'm reading Blood's A Rover by James Ellroy, a blast of underworld mayhem.  I caught a few innings of the Royals game at Mike's Tavern and read during the commercials.  

There are books you make yourself read and there are books you carry up to a bar and read during commercials while your team is on its way to a third consecutive win. 




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