Monthly Archives: January 2014

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

  “Good night, and good luck.” That’s how legendary CBS News icon, Edward R. Murrow, ended each of his broadcasts. It started when he was in London when the Nazi’s were bombing the b’jeezus out of England. It was a … Continue reading

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The Eyes of an Atheist, by M.A. Neeper (2012)

First and foremost, I want to state that I am NOT an atheist. My beliefs are my own. One reason Twelve Steps programs have survived nearly eighty years is the prudent use of italics: …of God as we understood him. … Continue reading

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The Best of 2013: Part One (Biography and Memoir, Plus a Pithy Introduction)

Alas, the boiling excitement of the 2013 Holidaze (yawn) has died down, and I have yet to do my Year’s Best post. My goal for 2013 was 150 books; I ended up reading 168. Something odd happened around the ninety … Continue reading

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