Archive for November, 2013

James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ – the Warm-Up with Coach Rodney Hall.

Posted in Fiction, Reading, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle
Gotta love a man with an eye-patch.

Gotta love a man with an eye-patch.

J: I guess that’s what War and Peace is about. It’s about what happens when people are forced to cope with the force of history as it’s bearing down on them, which I guess is the way Tolstoy would have looked at it.

R: I’m so glad you liked War and Peace. I knew you would. When you were reading Anna Karenina, you were telling me ‘There couldn’t possibly be a better novel’. And then, there was. Continue reading

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Lou Reed on Hoddle Street

Posted in Obituary, Real Men with tags , on November 15, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

IMG_0496Took this photo while idling at the lights.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?pid=167739956

Goodbye, Lou.

Mary Johanna Boyle, 1917-2013

Posted in Obituary, Real Men with tags , , , , , on November 11, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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My Grandmother, Mary Johanna Boyle, died on October 8. Had she gone on to her birthday on January 30, she would have been 97 years old. Continue reading

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