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by Caveowl
Wed September 22nd, 2010, 4:57 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What's in your CD player?
Replies: 315
Views: 22957

September 2010 CD Mix Dianne Reeves … Just My Imagination … Booker T … Just My Imagination … Jeff Beck … Hi Heel Sneakers … Phe Cullen … Never Been to Spain … Peter Green … Looking for Somebody … Barb Jungr … Always On My Mind … Delbert McClinton … Blues As Blue Can Get … Ian Tyson … Barrel Racing A...
by Caveowl
Sun September 13th, 2009, 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many pages do you "give" a book???
Replies: 25
Views: 1783

Page 18

According to the people at Para Publishing, most people do not get past page 18 in books they have purchased. There are pages of statistics on their site and the stats about reading are about 3/4 down. http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/resources/statistics.cfm The Reading for Pleasure blog fo...
by Caveowl
Wed April 29th, 2009, 6:23 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: April 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 230
Views: 11620

Close the book, put it down, look at it, shake head,

positive reactions of wonder, with the question "Where is she going with this?" It's past my bedtime, but I'm hooked on Gil Adamson's "The Outlander" which is compared to "Cold Mountain" and early Cormac McCarthy. "In 1903 a mysterious young woman flees alone across the West, one heart-pounding step...
by Caveowl
Tue March 31st, 2009, 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1454
Views: 98338

In the Winding Stair Moutains of Eastern Oklahoma

in the era, and near where my grandfather was in grade school. With Eben Pay, Joe Mountain, Oscar Schiller and some Choctaw Tribal Police ... tracking a gang of drunken rapists. (Douglas Jones, "Winding Stair" one of his better books
by Caveowl
Tue March 10th, 2009, 9:06 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: If writing comes easily for me...
Replies: 20
Views: 1812

I'm curious how many of you who write for others also write just for yourselves. Do you keep travel journals, diaries, etc, wherein your writing is never intended for others?
by Caveowl
Sat February 28th, 2009, 7:15 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Feb 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 210
Views: 11034

I will stop reading now, I will, I will ... Not going to spend the entire night reading "Winter In Madrid. Before starting the Sansom novel, I stayed up too late last night finishing "Ghost Fox" by James Houston. It's about a young woman in New Hampshire in 1750s, captured, captivated, by Abnaki Ind...
by Caveowl
Wed February 18th, 2009, 6:24 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Feb 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 210
Views: 11034

Blue Milk

Just finished an NF, "The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution." Learned that blue eye mutation probably started 6,000-10,000 years ago in Estonia, and that eye color was then spread through Europe by the Vandals, etc. Also learned, theoretically, the tribes that devel...
by Caveowl
Sat February 14th, 2009, 12:41 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What's in your CD player?
Replies: 315
Views: 22957

by Caveowl
Mon February 2nd, 2009, 7:38 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Feb 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 210
Views: 11034

Reading "With Speed and Violence" by Fred Pearce, an NF book that currently is telling me how Peruvian potato farmers can predict El Nino weather in Australia. Scary stuff. Reading "Shadow of the Moon" by Douglas Jones, where I'm learning about Scots-Irish hard times leading to migration to America....
by Caveowl
Thu January 29th, 2009, 7:07 pm
Forum: By Author
Topic: Conn Iggulden
Replies: 8
Views: 1157

The Bones of the Hills won't be released in the states until March 24, and I plan to borrow it from the local library. I preferred the Caesar stories to Ghengis, but all have been entertaining.

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