Archive for November, 2010

from the stacks: November
November 24, 2010

Books Bought, Got, Borrowed or Read

 

Postcards From the Edge

-Carrie Fisher

Life

-Keith Richards

Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

-Mark Twain

 

Books Read

 

Postcards From the Edge

-Carrie Fisher

 

It’s fitting that the book I started this month with was Postcards as it turns out I’m ending my month sending dispatches from my own edge. Richards and Twain sit on my bookshelf in various stages of begun and I’ve no idea how long that state of affairs will last. My father is dead. As a direct result of that what I have read this month is social security forms, medical forms, VA forms, insurance forms, retirement forms, death certificates, bill notices and messages of condolence.

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And then…
November 11, 2010

This week has afforded me the opportunity to experience levels of degradation I didn’t even know were possible. I’m tired.