May 1 - Value Village

A quick jaunt for a used lightweight jacket, leading inevitably to a few books at $3.99 each:
  • Gretel Ehrlich, The Solace of Open Spaces (essays about her adopted home of Wyoming)
  • Mark Kingwell, Catch & Release: Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life (the one-weekend conversion of a philosopher who starts a fishing trip by saying, "I will sit in the back of the boat reading The Critique of Pure Reason, but I will not fish"), and
  • Anny Scoones, Home and Away: More Tales of a Heritage Farm (great little book about the author's very small farm on southern Vancouver Island).


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