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Gordon’s dead

I recently finished reading a book which I bought for my mother’s birthday in August. When I gave it to her, I told her that I’d have to borrow it when she was done. My mother, a former English teacher, is one of those people with a list of books to read as long as her arm, so it did take some time to get to it. The book, Heaven is Small by Emily Schultz, begins with: Moments after his death, an event he had failed to notice, Gordon Small sought new employment. That first sentence immediately captures the audience, and the story of Gordon, a recently deceased writer whospent… Read More »Gordon’s dead

February 2010, in review

In December, I set goals for myself, how many films to see this year, how many shows to attend, how many records to purchase, and how many books to read. This is the standings, as of the end of February… Books I read (2/10 – 20%): Heaven Is Small by Emily Schultz | Originally published 2009 Films I saw (19/52 – 36.5%): Whip It | Originally released 2009 24 Hours On Craigslist | Originally released 2005 The Princess And The Frog | Originally released 2009 The Secret of Kells | Originally released 2009 An Education | ¬†Originally released 2009 Invictus | Originally released 2009 The Blind Side | Originally released… Read More »February 2010, in review