Monthly Archives: June 2013

God’s Architect and the Sagrada Família

On June 7, 1926 a shabby looking, bearded old man walking down a street in Barcelona, Spain was hit and critically injured by a tram.  Many thought he was a derelict, so it was a while before anyone bothered to … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

Stephen King was a guest on Fresh Air with Terry Gross recently.  He talks about a wide range of subjects including the thing that scares him the most. _ _ _ Do you finish each and every book you begin … Continue reading

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Did You Know . . . ?

Because Dan Brown’s newest novel, Inferno, deals with Dante’s Inferno I have decided to dedicate this edition of Did You Know . . . ? to interesting trivia about Dante, Florence, and The Divine Comedy. Florence, Italy was torn by … Continue reading

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Readings I’ve Enjoyed – “The Catbird Seat” by James Thurber

Today I am adding a new page to my blog called Readings I’ve Enjoyed.  I will use it to present all sorts of things I’ve enjoyed reading over the years with the thought that you might enjoy them too.  I … Continue reading

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