Gateway Books

I was Leviathan with a hook in my jaw, pulled inexorably onward by an unseen angler. The Book of Rhino When I read a book by an unfamiliar author that immediately engages my interest, I call it a “gateway book.” By my definition, a gateway book is one that hooks me on a particular writer. … Continue reading Gateway Books

Trivial Kindness

“There are no trivial acts of kindness; they are all of them quite large. However unobtrusive they try to be, they cannot conceal their magnificence. But do not praise them overmuch lest their humility makes them disappear altogether.” Master Altman ~ The Book of Rhino

Lake Tahoe

“Belief is faith in something that is known; faith is belief in something that is not known.” H. L. Mencken ~ “What I Believe” Lately on my Facebook page, there have been a few postings on political correctness: its definition, meaning, and origin. They put me in mind of political maps, the kind that delineate … Continue reading Lake Tahoe