Made in America (Unfinished Book #1)

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Made in America, Bill Bryson, finished Mar 2011. An excerpt from the Wright Brothers/Kitty Hawk chapter shown.

Yes, it’s true! I actually finished an “unfinished book”. 1 out of 2 before March 2011 yo! 😀

I finished “Made in America” by Bill Bryson earlier this week, at lunchtime. Why is that important? To show that sometimes I read books at lunchtime. 😛

This book took me, in total, 6 years to finish. Homaigash.

But really, it’s a terrific read. There is a lot about word and phrase etymology, but I find that rather interesting. The stories contained within – about famous and not-so-famous people in America, who were either part of beginnings, endings, or in-betweens of cultural evolutions – are a delight to read.

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Mar 2011

the story of me and blogging

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Writing – whether journalling or ranting, whether a story or a poem – is a very personal thing for me.

I remember getting my first diary somewhere around 8 years of age. It had a lock and key, and the pages were not marked with dates. Ever since then, I have always kept a written or typed account.

I always kept my journals private, but blogs are typically meant for an audience. I started publishing my thoughts online when I was around 13 or 14, and eventually it became known as “blogging”. It turned into this art form, and done properly, it could make you influential, and in some cases, even rich. Blogging evolved. You could write thought-provoking essays, or be a photoblogger. You could choose a theme, or devise your own unique writing style.

I was confused. Read more…

Feb 2011
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