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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
I didn't think I would but I do I do I do. When I first heard of the Kindle concept I saw no reason to be very interested. I'm a omivorous reader and plenty of books were available at our local small town library and the bigger Rochester Minn. version nearby offered there easily available collection as well. Then there was the regional library coop and a Barnes and Noble. Recently a Nook appeared under a Christmas tree. I hadn't expected it. Downloading my first book, (The Last Lion) the final volume in William Manchesters trilogy biography of Winston Churchill, it made a recent long flight bearable. Easy to operate and hold, I love it. No I won't be doing most of my reading in the digital mode but under certain conditions and circumstances it will prove to be ideal......
I am a not so recently retired social studies teacher and basketball coach. Still hunting birds though now with a camera instead of a gun.
Nature devotee, dog lover, birder, gardener and semi-retired all around outdoor adventure seeker.
Troutbirder II is my alter ego. He loves books and history and is an opponent of unnecessary, unplanned and unending "preemptive wars". A former moderate Republican, he spent the Bush II years gradually converting to "yellow dog" Democrat. He is now somewhat unhappy with the Democrats abandonment of unions and cozying up to Wall Street. This is promoting a gradual drift towards Democratic Socialism though he remain "flexible...