Monthly Archives: February 2009

Foundation

We found the first four books of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series last spring on Mackinac Island. The library on the island was having a book sale so we checked it out.  The library didn’t have too much in the way … Continue reading

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Invitation to Oceanography

This is Rebecca’s Oceanography textbook. There are quite a few textbooks laying around at any one time. The guy in the suit there is this one kid we know.

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Two Fisted Science

Two Fisted Science is a graphic novel collection of short stories about physicist Richard Feynman.  It’s funny and awesome and touching. I think it might have made me cry once. This was written by Jim Ottaviani who is a super … Continue reading

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Comet Lulin

The other day I decided to try and get a shot of the comet cruising around near earth right now, and with a longish exposure, I managed to get a good shot of it. This one's gotten quite a few … Continue reading

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The Mists of Avalon

I’m pretty sure that I got this book originally from the High School library, though it doesn’t have any markings on it that indicate it as such. I just remember reading it for a long time during my English class … Continue reading

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The Delta of Venus

So I really like going to garage sales.  I’ve gotten quite a few books from them and this copy of the Delta of Venus was part of a very excellent small collection of Anaïs Nin erotic fiction.  This one was … Continue reading

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The Necronomicon

To continue the series of religious books, and to provide a counterpoint to yesterdays bible, I offer you today’s entry: the Necronomicon. This fictional book was invented by HP Lovecraft for his Cthulhu mythos, but this  version of it unfortunately … Continue reading

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The Holy Bible

So I do have a bible. This one is the New International Version, and was purchased at a Z. Family Bookstore at Lakeside Mall back in the early 90’s sometime.  I’m not of the Christian persuasion, but I do find … Continue reading

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The Threefold Lotus Sutra

I purchased the Threefold Lotus Sutra to keep me company on long days working for Ulrich’s running a cash register. Sure I had heard lots about buddhism, but I had never read any of the primary literature. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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The Silmarillion

It was inevitable that I would pick another Tolkien book to do here at some point, so I’ll get this one over with.  This is the Silmarillion as you can see, and the cover’s come right off of it as … Continue reading

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