Posted in May 2013

The Great Chinese Proverb

      I wrote a blog post last week on Albert Camus’ The Stranger – a French book translated into English and considered a fine classic. I agree. The words are beautiful, eerie and dark, and the story screams absurdism from every corner of each page. This week, I think it’s appropriate to discuss … Continue reading

A Little Absurd

  While thumbing through a few books in search of a good summer read, I came across a striped black and white novel labeled: The Stranger by Albert Camus. I flipped to the back of the book and was immediately stuck by the word “absurd”.   The back of the book read:   “Through this … Continue reading

The Bad Book

Have you ever picked up a book that you just could not – for the love of God – finish? Maybe your attention wandered while you were reading, maybe you had to fight to keep your eyelids open or maybe it was too irrelevant to understand. The point being you just could not finish the … Continue reading

A Little Homegrown Review

    This will be a very “home ground” type post, mostly because I’m missing home a lot.   While racking my brain the other day on a good blog topic, I asked a good buddy of mine who told me maybe I should write about home. I thought to myself, what a great idea! But … Continue reading

Flipping For Flipped

There is nothing, and I repeat, absolutely nothing better than sitting poolside with a good book. That is what I did this week, I sat out by the pool and read a really great book before Midwestern weather is predicted to do a few back flips and start snowing again – which is forecasted for … Continue reading