Friday, December 30, 2016

A Book. A DVD. A Audiobook.


The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays by Ree Drummond. Food recipes from a woman in Oklahoma.


The Purge: Election Year starring [actors]. A Senator running for President has to survive the 12 hours of lawlessness. This looks like one of those situation where the actress is given glasses to "look smart."


Testimony by Robbie Robertson. 19 hours on 16 CDs. From growing up in Canada, going electric with Dylan, and recording with The Band.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Six Books and Photos


Curtain of Death by W.E.B.Griffin and William E. Butterworh IV. 1946 spies in Germany.

The Midnight bell by Jack Higgins. "Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed."


Books for Living by Will Schwalbe. Essays about other books.

Audiobooks on CD

The Night Searchers by Marcia Muller. 7 hours on 6 CDs. Private eye privately eyes.

Girl Walks Out of a Bar by Lisa F. Smith. 9 hours on 7 CDs. Lawyer who started drinking when she was a teenager goes full blown boozer when working for a big NYC law firm.

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes.  11.5 hours on 9CDs. Taubes says we eat too much sugar.


Outdoor ice skating rink in Commons Park. We had some super cold days a week or two ago but had above freezing temperatures a couple days ago. I don't know how often the Parks Department resprays the rink after thaws.