Monthly Archives: June 2014

Book Review: I Almost Gave Up…

I Almost Gave Up…, by P.J. Ingram-McPhee [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Outskirts Press in exchange for an honest review.] I requested this book originally some months ago, and I almost gave up on ever receiving … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Day In Lubbock

One Day In Lubbock, by Daniel Lance Wright [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Author Blog Tours in exchange for an honest book review.] This book plays with a premise that is deeply moving, and ought to … Continue reading

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A Deadly Weakness

Today I started reading a lengthy (and somewhat gloomy) book about the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its consequences in the horrors of World War I. Intriguingly, the book covers areas of political history that I had been unaware … Continue reading

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Numbers

A few years ago, the Oakland A’s became famous for practicing a type of statistical analysis that sought to get a lot of wins without spending a lot of money by seeking pretty good players that were well-balanced in neglected … Continue reading

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Rejected Posts

A few days ago, I came across a website called “Rejected Princesses,” which dealt with various would-be Disney princesses from around the world who for some reason or another [1] have never been turned into a Disney film. Some people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elementary Principles

Elementary Principles: Six Foundational Principles Of Ancient Jewish Christianity, by D. Thomas Lancaster By chance, I came across a note from one of my Facebook friends showing a period where this book could be obtained for free from its publisher … Continue reading

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Futbol Fever

I consider myself to be a casual fan of soccer (which most of the world calls football or some variant thereof), which in the United States makes me more passionate about the sport than just about anyone else [1]. Although … Continue reading

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Sink Or Swim

Audie Murphy, who is considered to be the most decorated veteran in American military history [1], had this to say about his traumatic combat experiences and his difficulties after World War II: “After the war, they took Army dogs and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hope Rising

Hope Rising: How Christians Can End Extreme Poverty In This Generation, by Scott C. Todd [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] It took some time in reading this … Continue reading

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All Of The Pinecones

Today I had some rare houseguests [1], namely a friend of mine and her three adorable and very inquisitive daughters. It had been my intention to have a Cops marathon to teach the children one of my favorite shows on … Continue reading

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