“Get in, get out. Don’t linger. Go on.”
― Raymond Carver
Writer Raymond Carver was born today in 1938 in Clatskanie, Oregon, a mill town on the Columbia River. Carver would have been 75 today.
My son’s namesake.
Hoo boy, someone is targeting the geek parent demographic. I had a hard time resisting this.
Read Edward Gorey’s Utter Zoo to the boy at bedtime. Shit, I hope I don’t give him nightmares. (Taken with Instagram)
There are times when I spend a lot of time helping a customer find a book and we finally locate it in the store and I hand it to them. They look it over, hand it back and say, “I’ll buy it from Amazon.”
I know I should not be thinking this but what runs through my mind is: I hope it gets lost in the mail.
Support your local bookstore before they no longer exist.
Geek Craft of the Day: Star Trek Children’s Book. My favorite part is the “Make Picard human again” page.
Omg… this might be the cutest book about Star Trek ever.
Make it so.
Sometimes I sensed that the books I read in rapid succession had set up some sort of murmur among themselves, transforming my head into an orchestra pit where different musical instruments sounded out, and I would realize that I could endure this life because of these musicales going on in my head.
I just realized my selections might be a little too ambitious for bedside reading.
Reader Submission: Title by Emily
Milan Kundera: The Unbearable Lightness of Being