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Book Lover

Books read in August. Five favorites with astericks.

The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment by A.J. Jacobs
The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs*
The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher
Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Unit by J.E. Douglas
The Killer Across the Table by J.E. Douglas
Look For Me There, Grieving my Father, Finding Myself by Luke Russert
The Love Story of W.B. Yeats & Maud Gonne by Margery Brady
Confessions Of A Knife by Richard Selzer, M.D.
Running With A Police Escort by Jill Grunenwald
Reading Behind Bars: A Memoir as ….a Prison Librarian by Jill Gruenenwald*
Storm Watch by C.J. Box
Choosing To Run: A Memoir by Des Linden
The Point Of It All by Charles Krauthammer
Rules For Aging by Roger Rosenblatt
The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith edited by G.R. Banks
Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine by Eric Weiner*
There’s No Basketball On Mars by Craig Leener*
Used and Rare: Travels in the book world by Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone*

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. –Winston Churchill

In six pages I can’t even say “hello.” –James Michener

Why don’t you write books people can read? –Nora Joyce to her husband, James


Somewhere Over The Rainbow by Virginia Bocelli, 10 years old. Here.


Tips on running your fastest marathon. In Vaporfly shoes would also help.


Discipline is Destiny


Harvard Research Reveals The #1 Key To Living Longer And Happier


With sweetheart Libbie Marshall, we raced the Skandia 5K. Lib won her age group (70-79) with a 47:15.3 Don was second in his age group (winner six year younger) with a 28:18.8. Results


Go for a walk.


Hey, slow down! Hiking/running with a mate

Breaking News!

A new world’s record.


Tonight was the last of the 2023 All Comers meets at Hayward Field. The mile had 46 racers. largest field in All Comers history. My time was 8:48.50, about eight seconds faster than two weeks ago. In cheater shoes on maybe the fastest track in the world. Beat four people. Next race is a 5K on August 12. With my sweetheart.