I should just start calling it the “Tuesday Five” Another Friday Five on Tuesday: Books and Literature Edition

What was your favorite book during childhood?

51nwGN9V0zLWell, obviously that’s going to depend on when in childhood we are talking, but I think, once I graduated to real books, it would have to be my complete Sherlock Holmes collection.  It was a book I bought at Sam’s Club (I think it’s still sitting on one of the shelves at my mother’s house) that was all three collections of canonical Holmes short stories as well as The Hound of the Baskervilles. There was a little series of books when I was growing up called “Moby Books.” They were little abridged versions of the great literary works of the western world with an illustration on each page and a page of text. It was actually The Hound of the Baskervilles from that series that first got me hooked on Holmes. Continue readingI should just start calling it the “Tuesday Five” Another Friday Five on Tuesday: Books and Literature Edition

Friday 5 Monday – Labor Day Edition

1. What are the coolest and ugliest tattoos you’ve ever seen?

I’ve never been the greatest tattoo fan. The coolest would have to be in idea rather than in actual appearance. I have a friend who was starting a new chapter in life and leaving some stuff behind her. She got a character representing the past (it was a hebrew letter – I don’t actually recall the letter or the symbolism beyond). The reason I found it interesting is that she had the tattoo put on the sole of her foot so she was literally walking on the past. I found that to be interesting. For ugliest, I don’t really have an answer. Like I said, since I’m not really a tattoo guy, I have never paid attention. Continue reading “Friday 5 Monday – Labor Day Edition”