- Date of Birth
- December 15, 1961 (53)
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- Homer to Faulkner, and quite a few in between
- Favorite Book:
- I don't know about favorite, but the most perfect work of art is Dante's Divine Comedy.
- B.A. in Mechanical Engineering; M.A in English Lit; Married; One Child; Always trying to learn.
- New York
- Reading, writing, music, art in general, photography, gardening, dogs, jogging, eating, red wine.
- Mechanical Engineer
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on 01-31-2015 at 10:38 PM
I haven't been on in a while. I think I last mentioned we had a new pup in the family, and she has been a handful. I don't remember my other pups driving us crazy like this one. So since my wife was with her all day, I had to give up part of my evenings to releave her and stay with the dog. Evenings after work is my usual computer time, and there was no way this pooch was going to let me be.
Then just after Christmas my computer went bonkers and after looking
on 10-07-2014 at 08:57 PM
Well, we've enlarged our family with a new four legged member, a black Labrador Retriever pup. She's special, and just as cute as can be. I can't remember how to upload pictures here on Lit Net, so if you're interested, come by my Ashes blog to see:
And actually you can see the breeder's litter of pups at an earlier post, posted before we were able to select one.
on 01-17-2014 at 02:01 AM
I wrote up a little memorial for Brandi, my Yellow Lab, at my blog Ashes, and since I talked about her often and had posted pictures of her here on Lit Net, I'll provide the link, here. There were too many pictures to try to reproduce the blog here. Here's the first paragraph:
As many of you now know, our beloved Yellow Labrador Retriever, Brandi, passed away a number of weeks ago. She had cirrhosis of the liver due to canine hepatitis and lymphoma, a double whammy from which it
on 01-11-2014 at 11:49 PM
I was going to post my 2013 reads but instead I’ll just let all of Lit Net in on my personal literature blog and you can get to my reads from there. I started this blog just over a year ago. I had been reading a number of literature blogs around the internet and realized that thoughts on my reads as I go throughout the year might be interesting to some. At a minimum it lets me document what I thought of a work during or soon after I read it, and sharing it with the general public is a way to
on 12-24-2013 at 01:24 AM
This is probably my favorite Christmas Carol, and this is a wonderful rendition by Josh Groban.
The third stanza is not always heard. Groban in this rendition skips the second stanza and goes to the third and then returns to repeat the first. I like it. I think the second stanza is the weaker of the three, with the first, of course, being brilliant. You can read all the lyrics here.
Do read the history