I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage, with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post which any human power can give.
- Thomas Jefferson
Books I'm Reading
Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II
Actually this is a reread.
The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-first Century
Thomas P.M. Barnett
The Everlasting Man
A Time of Crisis... A Time for Christ
Fr. Ralph W. Beiting
The Lexus and the Olive Tree
Thomas L. Friedman
The Best American Short Stories 2004
Lorrie Moore, ed.
Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time
Paul Rogat Loeb
The Wisdom of St. Patrick
Remembering Herbie: Celebrating the Life and Times of Hockey Legend Herb Brooks