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Searching for the Sound by Phil Lesh
Searching for the Sound: My Life with the Grateful Dead
by Phil Lesh
recommended for: ANY and EVERY Dead fan.
read in January, 2016
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I listened to this on CD in my car while commuting to work and it blew me away. Not only is it read by Phil, himself, but I never knew what a poetic and spiritual soul he is!

This band and its music has played such a starring role in my life that I c
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The Chicken Keeper's Problem Solver by Chris Graham
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I didn't care for this book. In fact, I feel that books that just list problems with two paragraph of explanation or "solution" don't really explain or offer solutions and actually create more anxiety in new keepers than educate them. Old keepers jus ...more
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The New Bohemians by Justina Blakeney
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*drools*

"Our house is Big Lebowski meets Martha Stewart; Bob Ross meets Diane von Furstenberg; lumberjack meets Ladies of the Canyon; Danish modern takes a walk through the Huntington Gardens."

you had me at hello.
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No Simple Highway by Peter  Richardson
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So often biographies and cultural histories lack the context to really understand the significance of the events in review. This book is narrative non-fiction in its best form. I love so much about this book, that I'm going to pull a Becky and copy o ...more
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This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
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The Good-Bye Door by Diana Britt Franklin
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Quick and interesting read. More context on murder rates, female criminals or crime in the 1930s would have given an added dimension to the audacity of a death row sentence.
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A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens by Melissa Caughey
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I really love this book...I read a lot of chicken books and this one really gets it right. It hits on the care and the keeping, but also the fun and the philosophy of backyard birds, family and forging a relationship with our husbandry environment.

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Past Into Present by Stacy F. Roth
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This book isn't bad, but I found myself skimming quite a bit just to get to the practical advice. As a hobby interpreter, I'm really not interested in the academic study of whether interpretation is theater or the discussion of the pros and cons of 1 ...more
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1776 by David McCullough
1776
by David McCullough
read in March, 2015
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*chants* MER-I-CA! MER-I-CA!
After reading this I wanted to eat hotdogs and drive chevys and just be America. I still can't believe we pulled it off...the ultimate underdogs story.
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Carl Sandburg
“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
Carl Sandburg

Edward Albee
“What I mean by an educated taste is someone who has the same tastes that I have.”
Edward Albee

Mark Twain
“You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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