Tag Archives: Marilynne Robinson

2012 Bookshelf, Part II

Reading is one of the few pursuits that permit you to appear virtuous while you are really just avoiding chores, people or life in general. Pick up a book and you have an instant – and completely legal – escape … Continue reading

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My life is an open book.

I’ve always thought that reading is the most affordable form of travel. Open a book and  you can be instantly transported to a different place or a different time. In 2005, I started keeping track of my reading. Life was more hectic … Continue reading

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A chicken moment.

Brought the ladies out to  their run late this afternoon and sat down with my current book (Home by Marilynne Robinson) .  Chloe lay down by my side so I pulled oak leaves out of her fur while I read and … Continue reading

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