Reading is FUNdamental

Brian's bookshelf: Read in 2013

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Harlem Redux
Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 1 Sutra
Black Is the New Green: Marketing to Affluent African Americans
Buck: A Memoir
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
RENDEZVOUS WITH RETIREMENT: A Guide to Getting Fiscally Fit
To Repel Ghosts: The Remix
Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete
It's Bigger Than Hip Hop: The Rise of the Post-Hip-Hop Generation
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Our Man in the Dark
Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye
Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove
I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott
The Anthology of Rap
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Dramas of a Bald Head Queen

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I’ve found a formula to read more and will triple my reading goal for this year. Although I want to share my thoughts on everything I read I've realized that I am not interested in making something I find enjoyable an assignment. Reading is FUNdamental and is something to do with joy or it becomes a task like cutting grass. I don’t want to cut the grass. I’ve read and reviewed a few books here on the blog, some books I just read. There are some unfinished reads in my Kindle, in my car, on a table, on my dresser …


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He Wrote She Wrote ... Shame

"It seems to me that nothing is more painful than a sense of shame that overwhelms you and afflicts the soul. This pain may not even be your fault, but it can still be very acute. It hurts more when you know that there is no natural process, as in the body, whereby the pain will go away. You have to relieve it with your own strength of will, your own discipline, and determination. I had been hurt many times in fights, but nothing equaled the pain I felt at not being able to read. The pain from fighting went away in time. The shame I felt would not go away." Huey P. Newton - Revolutionary Suicide

Reading is {Fun!}damental

42-15866433 When I’m not sharing my random observations about nothing and yet everything, I read. I read books but due to the constraints of a paperless environment at work I’m unable to enjoy the crease in the small of her back. Enter the skill’s I’ve acquired with appearing to be working, I read Blogs.

I like to spread them out, I’ve got twenty-two inches baby. Double monitors at work allow me to keep the bizness on one screen & my favorite Blogs on the other.

I’m Mr.TramueL and I read ‘em & you should too …


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