Several publications print "books to read" lists...
UPDATE APRIL 9: 7.50 PM
As noted in the original post, the source materials concerning the quote from Lt. Governor Hampton were taken from the Eastern Progress and the Courier Journal. Since this post was published, both of the Eastern Progress and...
Forrest Gump's insight is a metaphor for how I physically became a Brand New...
"Lesson number one: Don't underestimate the other guy's greed."
-Frank Lopez (from the movie Scarface)
"If you got the money, honey
This is a section from the Don McNay Reality Show section of Brand New Man, written on December 4, 2016, three days after gastric sleeve weight loss surgery. This gives a glimpse of what that experience is like:
Things have gone incredibly...
"And here I sit so patiently
Waiting to find out what price
You have to pay to get out of
Going through all these things twice"
-- Bob Dylan
"I was there when it happened
And so I guess...
"Ring out the bells again
Like we did when spring began
Wake me up when September ends"
-Billy Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
With the tsunami of media leading into the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday, it seems impossible that an author could come up with...
"Play the game, you know you can't quit until it's won
Soldier on, only you can do what must be done
You know in some way you're a lot like me
You're just a prisoner and you're trying to break...
"Why me Lord?
What have I ever done?
To deserve even one of the pleasures I've known"
I am ecstatic. I've lost over 100 pounds in six and a half months past my gastric sleeve weight...