Three loaves of freshly baked oatmeal-maple bread (click here for recipe, pics, and directions), two ham-and-cheese panini, two cooked chicken breasts, two pints of raw spinach, a pint of chopped Romain lettuce, a gallon of extra virgin olive oil, a canvas bag containing a journal and a few writing implements and an iPhone, a cameraContinue reading “Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#497)”
Three large cookbooks, a dough bucket containing a double batch of Honey-Oatmeal dough, and a canvas book bag containing–among other things–a spare camera, a periodical, and a small Bible. Urban Simplicity.
I rode past this box at this corner the other day on my way home from work and had to do a double-take…then I slammed on my brakes. I, like a lot of people, am a bibliophile, so this excited me. A couple years ago I purchased a kindle, but I still prefer actual books.Continue reading “Free Books!”
I love books and bookstores. When I travel I make a point of visiting used and/or independent bookstores in that city. And I really do believe that books sometimes find you…that they are placed before you for you to find and hopefully read. The book above is a good example (and more on that inContinue reading “Sometimes a Book Finds You…”
Image found here. Jean-Louis “Jack” Kerouac March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969 I can say with all seriousness that the first time that I read On The Road, and later The Dharma Bums, it changed my life; changed my way of thinking. I was in college at the time (culinary school) and myContinue reading “Five Quotes from Jack Kerouac”
I’ve resisted it for a while but have finally succumbed…I purchased an electronic reading device (Kindle), but I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me start over by saying that I am a bibliophile. I love books, and I own more than I’ll probably ever read. But as previously stated I bought a Kindle and itContinue reading “Does This Change Things?”
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There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love, and like that colossal adventure it is an experience of great social import.–Christopher Morley, On Visiting Bookshops I Love bookstores…I have as long as I can remember. I’ll go to the new fancy ones (you know the typeContinue reading “On Bookstores”