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Tag Archives: Reading
Everyone needs recognition for his accomplishments but few people make the need known quite as clearly as the little boy who said to his father; “Let’s play darts, I’ll throw and you say “Wonderful!’” Arthur Lenechan
What Are You Reading?
I was reminded today that I was supposed to be reading a book that was given to me by the man who could have been the inspiration for the movie, “School of Rock.” Yes, I’m referring to the one and … Continue reading
Posted in What are you reading? Tagged Change, innovation, Jim Paczynski, Machiavelli, Ray Visotski, Reading, Rich Weistert, Robert Evans, school of rock Leave a comment
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, … Continue reading
Posted in Books Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, books, Charles W. Eliot, Leonard Visotski, Ray Visotski, Reading 1 Comment
Since It Is Thursday
This is the oldest photo that I have. Dad reading to me back in 1963. Even today, he is always into at least one book. I guess that is where I picked up that habit. Remember, you will be … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, books, Leonard Visotski, Ray Visotski, Reading, Throwback Thursday 2 Comments
Last evening, I spoke of my plans for today, under the title, Coincidence? While doing my morning reading, I came accross this reminder from Fr. Thomas Moore: “If we cease to read books, if we just watch movies, videos, the … Continue reading
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As a younger man, I would rush to the water as soon as we were unpacked, sometimes even before that. Hours spent in the sand and surf, receiving renewing energy from the salt water. Today, after Mass, I cooked breakfast … Continue reading
Posted in Reading, Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Father Elijah, Michael D. O'Brien, Ray Visotski, Re-charge myself, Reading, selfishness, vaction 1 Comment
Advice For The Day, 1st Installment
Pretty simple fact and known to me for a long time. Look here. Note: That dark, angled item on the shelf is the first “nightstick” my father was issued when he became a police officer in Hillside, NJ … Continue reading
Another first if my fifty-four year life. I have been given a “Advance Reading Copy” of the new book by an author whose first book I read and promoted on SVU. Quite an honor as I see it. Most of … Continue reading
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Start Young & Pay Attention
Last Thursday, I saw a tweet that was tagged, #tbt and not knowing what it meant, asked my social media savvy daughter, Elissa to fill me in. It was then I first learned about Throw Back Thursday….tweeting a photo from … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, fountain pens, Leonard Visotski, Ray Visotski, Reading, throw back Thursday, what are you reading 1 Comment
And after I got tossed out of Steve’s House, I would head over to Kurt’s and compare books. Then, on the way home, I could stop at Eclectity, where they like their women bookish.
This is third hand…..it came through Kurt, who borrowed it from KA-CHING but I do believe this to be true.