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Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004, 05:59 pm
Blue Highways

I scavenged a book from a rubbish bin on the street today. It was Blue Highways: A Journy into America by William Least Heat-Moon. I don't know why it was there; maybe it was a reflection on America's declining mindshare, but I subscribe to the sterotypical librarian trait of believing that every book is sacred. Copyrighted 1983 (older than some of the people reading this), I am pleased to give the book a loving home and a new lease on life. I will read it eventually, but there are so many books vying for my attention.
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Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 08:30 am (UTC)
darth_phylos

Again with the scavenging? ;)
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Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 10:09 am (UTC)
nightcoon

Ah, how you remind me of myself ... We 'coons get into the rubbish as well! I've got a ton of books to read myself, as you have. But there's always room for more.

The wife just got me Alastair Cooke's "America." Looks like a good read.

Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 10:10 am (UTC)
nightcoon

By the way, I like that name: Heat-Moon. That's brilliant.

Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 12:44 pm (UTC)
aldi

every book is sacred.
Even Mein Kampf? ;-)

J/k... I couldn't resist. <:-)
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Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 07:57 pm (UTC)
marko_the_rat

EVERY book is sacred. Even Dianetics. End of story (if you'll pardon the pun).

Mon, Nov. 29th, 2004 11:14 pm (UTC)
aldi

Now now, don't fight you two... *separates you and offers each of you a cookie* ;-)

Tue, Nov. 30th, 2004 08:05 am (UTC)
marko_the_rat

*takes it politely and gnaws on his cookie, forgetting all about his 'argument'*
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Tue, Nov. 30th, 2004 10:36 am (UTC)
(Anonymous)

Hi marko. this is Mike, i used to have a live journal under the alias mike kangaroo. aim is now the only way to contact me.
Keep going with your life Marko. I am jealous.
Mike
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