January 6th, 2020

holy gifts from skinless hands

It is 2:33 PM Monday afternoon here in the American wasteland. It is a cold sunny day. I thankful for sunshine and blue skies today. Maybe tomorrow the Lord God Almighty will destroy the sun we now see shining down on us vile sinful worms.

It has been a normal day thus far. I got up this morning sometime after 7 o'clock AM. When I got up I found my wife watching News on TV. I asked her if she had had breakfast. She had already had a morning meal so I ate a bowl of cereal by myself sitting in the dining room. After eating I messed with our main computer and then wrote in my paper diary.

Carol left this morning to go grocery shopping and I left around 9:40 AM to volunteer at our local library used books store The Book Nook. The Book Nook was not busy so I read and wandered the store till my replacement came at 1 o'clock PM. While at the Book Nook I read 'Will' a fictional memoir by Will Self. I brought home from the Book Nook one used paperback to ADD to our book collection, 'Presidio' A Novel by Randy Kennedy. On the way home after volunteering at the Book Nook I stopped at two thrift stores to look at their used books I found these used books to add to our library-

'Leni: The Life And Work Of Leni Riefenstahl' biography by Steven Back

'The Real Wallis Simpson' A New History of the American Divorcee Who Became the Duchness of Windsor biography by Anna Pasternak

'Lincoln a foreigner's quest' biography by Jan Morris

When I got home from my travels I found my wife reading. The mail had just came and in the mail this afternoon I received a used book I had ordered titled, 'Bertrand Russel: A Biography' by Caroline Moorehead.

Carol has gone to bed because she works tonight. I plan to drift the rest of this sunny day. Last night we did go over to Caleb and Emily's for Sunday dinner. We left around 5:40 PM because Carol wanted to go the evening worship service at Covenant PCA. So we came home and Carol soon left for church. I watched professional football and read from these two paperbacks, 'Bangkok 8' a novel by John Burdett and 'Bllod Orchild An Unnatural History Of America' by Charles Bowden.

We also had face time on Carol's cell phone with Josiah and Marika last night. Marika is talking more and more these days. Carol will be out there visiting Josiah, Hannah and little Marika in two weeks. I will be here at home alone for six days.

I will close to face what comes next. All we can do is scream for mercy.
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interesting reads during the Year 2019

It is 5:34 PM Monday evening here in West Michigan. It is getting dark outside presently. Soon the land will be covered with blackness. I suppose I rather be covered with night then smoke and fire like folks in Australia are experiencing as I write. The fires will burn forever in Hell. There are no cool water pools at the bottom of Hell.

This evening I gathered in piles the books I found most interesting reading during the Year 2019. These books are not my favorites, but ones I enjoyed reading when I was reading them. I never finished reading these books, only a few did I read to the end. I am a Reader. So is the books I chose to show in a future Youtube video on the books I found to be an interesting reading experience during the Year 2019-

'Another Roadside Attraction' a novel by Tom Robbins

'Merry Men' a novel by Carolyn Chute

'Memoirs Of A Revolutionary' by Victor Serge Translated from the French by Peter Sedgwick with George Paizis

'Notebooks 1936-1947' by Victor Serge Translated by Mitchell Abidor & Richard Greeman

'Romans 1-8' New Testament VII Reformation Commentary On Scripture Edited By Gwenfair Walters Adama

'The William H. Gass Reader'

'The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century' by John Brewer

'Going Native' a novel by Stephen Wright

'Ninth Street Women Lee Krasher, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art' by Mary Gabriel

'The Invented Part' a novel by Rodrigo Fresan Translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden

'Abel And Cain' a novel by Gregor Von Rezzori Translated from the German by David Dollemayer, Joachim Neugroschel, and Marshall Yarbrough

'Ducks, Newburyport' a novel by Lucy Ellmann

'Fire Within St Teresa of Avila, St John of the Cross And The Gospel On Prayer' by Thomas Dubay, S.M.

'The Complete Stories' Clarice Lispector Translated from the Portuguese by Katrina Dodson

'The Accursed' a novel by Joyce Carol Oates

'Biblical Theology of the New Testament' by Peter Stuhlmacher translated and edited by Daniel P. Bailey
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a list of books I found to be a pleasurable reading experience in 2019



a list of books I found to be a pleasurable reading experience in the Year 2019

'Another Roadside Attraction' a novel by Tom Robbins

'Merry Men' a novel by Carolyn Chute

'Memoirs Of A Revolutionary' by Victor Serge Translated from the French by Peter Sedgwick with George Paizis

'Notebooks 1936-1947' by Victor Serge Translated by Mitchell Abidor & Richard Greeman

'Romans 1-8' New Testament VII Reformation Commentary On Scripture Edited By Gwenfair Walters Adama

'The William H. Gass Reader'

'The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century' by John Brewer

'Going Native' a novel by Stephen Wright

'Ninth Street Women Lee Krasher, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art' by Mary Gabriel

'The Invented Part' a novel by Rodrigo Fresan Translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden

'Abel And Cain' a novel by Gregor Von Rezzori Translated from the German by David Dollemayer, Joachim Neugroschel, and Marshall Yarbrough

'Ducks, Newburyport' a novel by Lucy Ellmann

'Fire Within St Teresa of Avila, St John of the Cross And The Gospel On Prayer' by Thomas Dubay, S.M.

'The Complete Stories' Clarice Lispector Translated from the Portuguese by Katrina Dodson

'The Accursed' a novel by Joyce Carol Oates

'Biblical Theology of the New Testament' by Peter Stuhlmacher translated and edited by Daniel P. Bailey
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