The Maimed

by Hermann Unbar
translated by Mike Mitchell

A bizarre story of a man,
named Franz Polzer.  

Polzer has problems with OCD. Obsessive, compulsive disorder. He is always counting things. Afraid he is being robbed. His life full of routines.

April Punjabi Month, are you kidding!

This takes the cake.  I've heard everything now.  Surrey North Member of Parliament, Jasbir Sandhu and the NDP are pushing to get designation of the month of April as Punjabi Heritage Month.

Remembering Big

My first Kindle purchase:

Rick Watson's first Book available on Kindle

Remembering Big

Ponderings & Reflections 

of a Sloss Holler Scholar

Haunted Wringer Washer

When I was a kid...

We had an old wringer washer like the one in the picture.  You had to fill it with a hose, from the old iron double sink. It also, sat down in a dark, damp basement, with one single light bulb hanging from the beams as in the picture. 

Black War - Bonnet

The MacHugh Memoirs
1795- 1798  
One of a series.
From the earliest known volume of the memoirs.

written by 
James L. McWilliams

Black War - Bonnet

Fag, the same as the "N" word.

This blog was originally posted in a gay and lesbian community.
But... I feel this pertains to everyone.

Your teen age son comes running home from school, crying.  He's 14 yrs. old.

Add to Circles

I recently received a G+ message about circling people. What do you think of this for a tag line?  

What makes a good book review?

Listen to this review:

"I liked this book.  It was well written and the plot was engaging. I'm looking forward to the next adventure.  So and so, is definitely an author to watch."

Reading Books on the Computer

It's hard to read a book on lap a top computer


How I wish I had a Kindle!

Electric Car Refueling Station

I'm going to the library.

The library is located in a mall. Guildford Mall in Surrey.
One of the prerequisites to living in Surrey is you have to drive. It's a car friendly community, since Surrey covers a vast distance.
One of the largest cities in Canada, area wise.

The Lost Weekend an Autobiographical Novel

A Classic

Charles Jackson
a one hit wonder.

Wrote the autobiographical novel "The Lost Weekend"  A book of  alcoholism and addiction, in 1944.

A Tribute to "Captain"

"Captain" Found in Dumpster wrapped in bloodied

I'm outraged.

Not that a man committed a crime, but committed this crime. And gets away with it, basically.

Seniors Are Greedy

Jeff Smith, a Senator from Quebec called senior citizens the 

Greediest Generation

A Message in a Bottle...

A Message in a Bottle is a form of communication, the same as mailing a letter, or calling a friend on the telephone. 

Time - You can never get enough!

Remember when you were young...

The endless Summers. Sleepy dog days. Two months of bliss. July and August months that made going to school worth while! So bored with nothing to do. 

How to Write Critical Essays

Your teacher hands you back your assignment...

What a piece of crap!
 Did you write this?
No period at the end of your sentence!
You mis-spelled (spelt) a word!  

Climates - Extrême Jalousie

I use to hate, hate, hate Romance Novels.
But I loved this one.

A book review.


written by André Maurois,
(A French author, 1885 -1967)