Hmm....read a VERY depressing statistic yesterday...said only 30% of people *ever* read a book cover to cover after they graduate high school. I would like to see the research on that for verification, but it feels like a relatively true statement. Very sad...
Been averaging a couple of books a week lately, mostly reading about how disgusting our food really is, and reading about how to scale up my gardening to provide healthy food for more people...I probably should start a thread on the Politics Forum...but our food supply is downright scary...
Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal - Joel Salatin
Holy Cows and Hog Heaven - Joel Salatin
Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollan
(read this last year but reading the Young Reader's edition with Olivia, Amber's oldest daughter)
Food, Inc. - ~Eric Schlosser, various others
Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong - James McWilliams
I love to read the opposite viewpoint when I am learning about new ideas, and his "opposite" viewpoint is not all that different, but brought up some very interesting ideas I had not considered.
Wolf at the Table: Memoir of my Father - Augusten Burroughs
Some "boring" books on Organic Gardening by Elliot Coleman, Raising Chickens, and random business books.
Did I mention my new house is across he street from the library, and I think I have 27 books checked out right now?
Of course at bedtime I read a LOT of Dr. Seuss and Clifford...
* 00 LC
* stinky old Ford Diesel tow rig (FOR SALE)
* 99 Saab Convertible
* 76 Piggie
* 97 4Runner (The original Green Chile)
* 71 FJ40 "The Raven" - sigh, selling to make room
* 64 FJ40 "Ocho Mater 40" AGAIN
* 74&70 FJ40 - parting out, eventually
* 1965 International Metro Van
has a 2008 FJC