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  • DarthMaeglinDarthMaeglin TorontoPosts: 2,075
    Going To Meet The Man arrived at the local library yesterday, I’ll likely start it this evening, lol.


    "The world is full of idiots and I am but one of them."

    10-30-1991 Toronto, Toronto 1 & 2 2016, Toronto 2022
  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 27,846
    Going To Meet The Man arrived at the local library yesterday, I’ll likely start it this evening, lol.


    Let us know what you think.  Some powerful writing.
    The love he receives is the love that is saved
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 16,683

    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015.
    Prague Krakow Berlin 2018. Berlin 2022
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017.

    I wish i was the souvenir you kept your house key on..
  • stuckinlinestuckinline Posts: 3,329


    While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insight, pride, and connection. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children?

    This book delves into some fascinating mysteries of experience: Why we tend to remember the best or worst moment of an experience, as well as the last moment, and forget the rest. Why “we feel most comfortable when things are certain, but we feel most alive when they’re not.” And why our most cherished memories are clustered into a brief period during our youth.
  • mpedonempedone Manchester, NHPosts: 1,563
    23scidoo said:


    Excellent book.
    "I'm a lucky man, to count on both hands the [shows I've done]. Some folks just have one, others they got none..."

    Hartford 10.02.96 | Mansfield 2 09.16.98 | Mansfield 1 08.29.00 | Mansfield 1 07.02.03 | Mansfield 3 07.11.03 | Boston 2 05.25.06 | Tampa 04.11.16 | Fenway 1 08.05.16 | Fenway 2 08.07.16 | Fenway 1 09.02.18 | Fenway 2 09.04.18 | Baltimore 03.28.20 | Hamilton 09.06.22 | Toronto 09.08.22 | Nashville 09.16.22 | St Louis 09.18.22

    "He made the deal with the devil, we get to play with him.
    He goes to hell, of course. We're going to heaven."
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 16,683
    mpedone said:
    23scidoo said:


    Excellent book.
    Excellent writer!!
    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015.
    Prague Krakow Berlin 2018. Berlin 2022
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017.

    I wish i was the souvenir you kept your house key on..
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 38,321
    Just started this one yesterday and loving it already! Willie tells a joke early on about the IRS... oh how I would like to share it here but...well, you know. laugh
    Its a Long Story My Life by Willie Nelson
    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
    -John Densmore











  • mpedonempedone Manchester, NHPosts: 1,563
    I am very glad I didn't start this when it first came to my attention - in the spring of 2020. I'm almost 3/4 through it, and it's well-written, but I'm not sure I like it very much, if that makes sense.

    "I'm a lucky man, to count on both hands the [shows I've done]. Some folks just have one, others they got none..."

    Hartford 10.02.96 | Mansfield 2 09.16.98 | Mansfield 1 08.29.00 | Mansfield 1 07.02.03 | Mansfield 3 07.11.03 | Boston 2 05.25.06 | Tampa 04.11.16 | Fenway 1 08.05.16 | Fenway 2 08.07.16 | Fenway 1 09.02.18 | Fenway 2 09.04.18 | Baltimore 03.28.20 | Hamilton 09.06.22 | Toronto 09.08.22 | Nashville 09.16.22 | St Louis 09.18.22

    "He made the deal with the devil, we get to play with him.
    He goes to hell, of course. We're going to heaven."

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  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 38,321
    edited April 8
    Forgot to mention this one that I just finished a few days ago.  Excellent!  What amazing ladies, both Keller and Anne Sullivan!
    The Story of My Life 100th Anniversary Edition Helen Keller  9781579124946 Amazoncom Books



    Post edited by brianlux on
    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
    -John Densmore











  • PapPap Aspra Spitia, GreecePosts: 26,722
    Finished it last night...

    Ooh, yeah! All right!
    Were [Pearl] jammin
    I wanna [Pearl] jam it wid you.
    Were [Pearl] jammin, [Pearl] jammin
    And I hope you like [Pearl] jammin too.

    Sep 30, 2006 - OAKA Sports Hall - Athens, Greece
    Jul 11, 2014 - Milton Keynes Bowl - Milton Keynes, UK
    Jul 08, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
    Jul 09, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
  • edited May 9
    Just finished 1984. Amazing that its themes apply to modern day. 
    Post edited by Ten Backspaced Riot Actors on
  • oftenreadingoftenreading Victoria, BCPosts: 12,779


    Been meaning to read this for a while and finally getting around to it. 
    my small self... like a book amongst the many on a shelf
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 38,321
    I don't re-read many books (so many books, so little time!), but I needed a little boost in these troubling times, so this one is working for me just fine (again!)

    The Tao of Willie A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart by Willie Nelson

    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
    -John Densmore











  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 27,846
    Have been lazy about updating and slow going on reading, as I'm usually wiped out when I lay down to read at night.

    The love he receives is the love that is saved
  • mpedonempedone Manchester, NHPosts: 1,563

    "I'm a lucky man, to count on both hands the [shows I've done]. Some folks just have one, others they got none..."

    Hartford 10.02.96 | Mansfield 2 09.16.98 | Mansfield 1 08.29.00 | Mansfield 1 07.02.03 | Mansfield 3 07.11.03 | Boston 2 05.25.06 | Tampa 04.11.16 | Fenway 1 08.05.16 | Fenway 2 08.07.16 | Fenway 1 09.02.18 | Fenway 2 09.04.18 | Baltimore 03.28.20 | Hamilton 09.06.22 | Toronto 09.08.22 | Nashville 09.16.22 | St Louis 09.18.22

    "He made the deal with the devil, we get to play with him.
    He goes to hell, of course. We're going to heaven."
  • @mpedone Did you get a puppy with the book?
  • mpedonempedone Manchester, NHPosts: 1,563
    @mpedone Did you get a puppy with the book?

    Not yet - doing the prep work. Picking her up at the end of the month. :)
    "I'm a lucky man, to count on both hands the [shows I've done]. Some folks just have one, others they got none..."

    Hartford 10.02.96 | Mansfield 2 09.16.98 | Mansfield 1 08.29.00 | Mansfield 1 07.02.03 | Mansfield 3 07.11.03 | Boston 2 05.25.06 | Tampa 04.11.16 | Fenway 1 08.05.16 | Fenway 2 08.07.16 | Fenway 1 09.02.18 | Fenway 2 09.04.18 | Baltimore 03.28.20 | Hamilton 09.06.22 | Toronto 09.08.22 | Nashville 09.16.22 | St Louis 09.18.22

    "He made the deal with the devil, we get to play with him.
    He goes to hell, of course. We're going to heaven."
  • mpedone said:
    @mpedone Did you get a puppy with the book?

    Not yet - doing the prep work. Picking her up at the end of the month. :)
    How exciting! :smile::smile:
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 16,683

    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015.
    Prague Krakow Berlin 2018. Berlin 2022
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017.

    I wish i was the souvenir you kept your house key on..
  • PapPap Aspra Spitia, GreecePosts: 26,722

    Ooh, yeah! All right!
    Were [Pearl] jammin
    I wanna [Pearl] jam it wid you.
    Were [Pearl] jammin, [Pearl] jammin
    And I hope you like [Pearl] jammin too.

    Sep 30, 2006 - OAKA Sports Hall - Athens, Greece
    Jul 11, 2014 - Milton Keynes Bowl - Milton Keynes, UK
    Jul 08, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
    Jul 09, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
  • Read Catcher in the Rye and Lady Windermere’s fan last week.  
  • YardenYarden Posts: 820
    23scidoo said:

    Loved this book
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 16,683
    Yarden said:
    23scidoo said:

    Loved this book
    Love it too!!
    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015.
    Prague Krakow Berlin 2018. Berlin 2022
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017.

    I wish i was the souvenir you kept your house key on..
  • stuckinlinestuckinline Posts: 3,329

    Reading this for my book discussion group:


  • PapPap Aspra Spitia, GreecePosts: 26,722

    Ooh, yeah! All right!
    Were [Pearl] jammin
    I wanna [Pearl] jam it wid you.
    Were [Pearl] jammin, [Pearl] jammin
    And I hope you like [Pearl] jammin too.

    Sep 30, 2006 - OAKA Sports Hall - Athens, Greece
    Jul 11, 2014 - Milton Keynes Bowl - Milton Keynes, UK
    Jul 08, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
    Jul 09, 2022 - Hyde Park - London, UK
  • Jearlpam0925Jearlpam0925 Deep South PhillyPosts: 15,602
    Currently reading this, and it is awesome:



    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49771934-say-nothing
  • eddieceddiec Posts: 3,722
    Currently reading this, and it is awesome:



    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49771934-say-nothing

    I bought that for my Dad after we visited Belfast. I haven't read it, but he said it was excellent.
  • YardenYarden Posts: 820
    Maggie O'Farrell - Hamnet
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  • Jearlpam0925Jearlpam0925 Deep South PhillyPosts: 15,602
    edited June 27
    eddiec said:
    Currently reading this, and it is awesome:



    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49771934-say-nothing

    I bought that for my Dad after we visited Belfast. I haven't read it, but he said it was excellent.
    Steal it off him and give it a read, highly recommend. It's been the best way, at least for me personally, to learn more re: The Troubles/the history of it in a meaningful way.

    My wife's mom is from Letterkenny, and we try to get over there when we can, so speaking to her family it's wild some of the stories - even not that long ago - while living so close to Derry.
    Post edited by Jearlpam0925 on
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