Friday, May 2, 2014


 Sorry about the glare .... $24.99 for a double cheeseburger in the Bakken .. but it's huge...

A Note for the Granddaughters

Every time I return to the Bakken, specifically my hometown of Williston, North Dakota, I stop by Books on Broadway to pick up a few books. My recent purchases:

The April-May visit to Williston:
  • Surfaces and Essences: Analogy As The Fuel and Fire of Thinking, Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander, c. 2013
  • Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy, Jim Marrs, c. 2013
  • Learning From Leonardo: Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius, Fritjof Capra, c. 2013, hardcover
  • Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist, George D. Morgan, c. 20
The February visit to Williston:
  • The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, 1923 - 1925, Vol 2, edited by Sandra Spanier, et al, c. 2013, hardcover
  • Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life, Kingsley M. Bray, c. 2006
  • I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen, Sylvie Simmons, c. 2012
  • Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius, Sylvia Nasar, c. 2011
  • On The Origin of Tepees: The Evolution of Ideas (And Ourselves), Jonnie Hughes, c. 2011
  • Rewriting history: US Grant
  • Lakota Noon: The Indian Narrative of Custer's Defeat, Gregory F. Michno, editor and comments, c. 1997; sixth printing, 2007
Bought elsewhere in Williston in February:
  • 85 Years Birding, Kenneth J. Johnson, c. 2005;


  1. Books on BW have "The LITTLE MUDDY BOYS written by a Williston native.Interesting from the 1950s era.Have you read it?

    1. I actually saw it at the bookstore. I considered buying it, but I did not. I will return to Williston in the not-too-distant future and will look at it again.