Title: Turtles All The Way Down Author: John Green Type: Fiction Finished: September 14, 2018 Rating: ★★★★ Aza Holmes is a high school woman who is having an existential crisis caused by – or compounded by – OCD triggered by an anxiety disorder. She is prone to thought spirals… Continue reading Reading: Turtles All The Way Down. By John Green
Title: Clock Dance Author: Anny Tyler Type: Fiction Finished: August 27, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★ Anne Tyler is a master storyteller probing the lives of the people in dysfunctional families. This is the third novel of hers I’ve read, the others being Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant and Breathing… Continue reading Reading: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Title: The Godfather Author: Mario Puzo Type: Fiction Date Finished: August 18, 2018 Rating: ★★★★ I caught the last half of this movie last summer – right when Sonny was killed – come on, that can’t be a spoiler almost 50 years later. It struck me that this was… Continue reading Reading: The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Pictures Date: September 2, 2018 After a restful night in The Dalles I was ready to head out on my second day chasing trains. I was determined to get out east of Maryhill, Washington. It is a loooong way out to Maryhill from Portland – about 120 miles. I thought it would be useful to… Continue reading Columbia Gorge 2.2: Where’d All The Trains Go?
Pictures Date: September 1, 2018 On my first train-hunting trip in early August I came away with photos of only one train; so it was only a matter of time before I tried my luck again. My wife headed out for a 4-day trip so the time was right. Since she had an early flight… Continue reading Columbia Gorge 2.1: So Many Trains