Monthly Archives: November 2008

>Winter Reading List

>Next up in my winter reading list are two Ernest Hemingway books, The Sun Also Rise, his first novel, and The Old Man and the Sea, one of his later works that also won the Pulitzer Prize. It’s hard for … Continue reading

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Winter Reading List

In continuation of my winter list, yesterday I read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. While best appreciated in the context of the novel, I found the following excerpt especially profound. “Most of the big shore places were closed … Continue reading

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>Winter Reading List

>In celebration of being down with finals, I read The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck today. My 1964 paperback edition I got at a book sale is only 114 pages long, so it was not too challenging to knock … Continue reading

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>Top 50 Albums of 2008

>Paste Magazine has released their top 50 albums of 2008. Sigur Ros clocks in at #2 and Bon Iver, Sun Kil Moon, and Fleet Foxes all get top ten nods as well. She & Him grab the coveted #1 spot- … Continue reading

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>Finals Log

>I’m reaching the home stretch, but there is still much to accomplish. God is gracious and I have accomplished more than I anticipated. My Johann Sebastian Bach playlist on Pandora is providing an excellent atmosphere for finishing my final paper: … Continue reading

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>Why do we then indulge our fears,Suspicions and complaints?Is He a God, and shall his graceGrow weary of his saints? – Isaac Watts

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>Finals Week

>My finals week officially kicked off today. I don’t actually have a final till Wednesday, but literally every spare minute is needed to prepare for the 3 exams and 7 papers due. I will be cutting off contact from the … Continue reading

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