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Foxcatcher by Mark Schultz

on Fri, 01/02/2015 - 03:15

Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold by Mark Schultz
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

For background, I grew up wrestling in eastern PA, my father is a Hall of Fame high school coach, and my brother coaches today. I was in HS in the 1980s and remember the Schultzs' winning gold in 1984. My father received an autographed copy of DuPont's Off the Mat book (which I threw out after the murder). I even saw the Bulgarian team mentioned in the book at an exhibition at Lehigh University.

The Bibliophile in Me

on Sun, 12/28/2014 - 19:54

I've always loved reading and collecting books. This holiday season, I put a lot of books on my gift list. As a result, I got several new ones and realized I needed to reorganize my bookshelves.

My den has two bookshelves on a wall, along with a five row bookshelf. For me, this is limited space so I shelved the closet in that room. 

The exercise undertaken resulted in having to move books out of the closet to the garage either to be donated to the library or stored if I couldn't give them up.

Now I have a shelf for Math/Science (top) and History (bottom):

A shelf for Religion: