Tag Archives: biography

When You Need a Break

It was a day that saw me rise from an uneven sleep that featured a few too many visits from a restless cat to be considered effective. It was a day that saw me eat the heels of the bread … Continue reading

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Musings on Kerouac

I am reading another book on Jack Kerouac, this one called Jack’s Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac by Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee. The question I have for myself is why? It isn’t that I dislike the book.  … Continue reading

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Spreading the Warmth

\  First and foremost, thanks to Just a Girl and a Bike for nominating me for this award.  I appreciate any feedback I can get on my blog.  I  am very happy that you found it worthy of the nomination.  … Continue reading

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On a Recent Read

Though the incredible song Heroin is featured in the Movie Apocalypse Now, I can honestly say that the first time I consciously listened to the Velvet Underground was my first weekend in Japan.  My unknown quantity of a roommate had … Continue reading

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Awarded

I was nominated for a Versatile Blogger award.  I was nominated by Nicole of the blog WALK IN THE SUNLIGHT.  It was very kind of her.  If you would like to check out her blog, please click on the link. … Continue reading

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