Monthly Archives: August 2016

Book Review: Enlarge My Territory? Bring It On!

Enlarge My Territory?  Bring It On! By Suzi Johnson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] There are certain things that one learns when reading a lot of self-published authors … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gratitude

Gratitude:  A Prayer And Praise Coloring Journal, by Amie Carlson/Tyndale House Publishers [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Momentum in exchange for an honest review.] This is not really the sort of book one reads, certainly … Continue reading

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There’s A Tangled Thread Inside My Head With Nothing On Either End

Once upon a time, I had to carpool regularly with my brother.  Although I have long considered my brother and I to be particularly different people, we have a few areas of striking similarity, and one of those is our … Continue reading

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There And Back Again

While doing some online reading [1], as I am prone to do from time to time [2], I came across an article that discussed literary cartography, beginning with its context in the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien [3].  In its original … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heroes Of The Forgotten Kingdoms

Heroes Of The Forgotten Kingdoms, by Mike Mearls, Bill Slavicsek, and Rodney Thompson In many ways, this book is the less glamorous twin  to its companion volume, Heroes Of The Fallen Lands [1].  The reasons why are easy to see. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heroes Of The Fallen Lands

Heroes Of The Fallen Lands, by Mike Mearls, Bill Slavicsek, and Rodney Thompson If you are reading this book, you are almost certainly a dedicated table top gamer [1] looking to imagine the path of a fairly standard track character … Continue reading

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Your Life As A Crime Scene

Recently I read and reviewed a book that sought to compare computer code to a crime scene and conduct a forensic study of that code to gain insight [1].  I found the book to be a worthwhile one, and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond Discipleship To Relationship

Beyond Discipleship To Relationship:  Developing Intimacy With The Lord, by Barbara A.F. Brehon [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] There are times when someone wants to read a straightforward … Continue reading

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Book Review: PTSD

PTSD:  A Spouse’s Perspective How to Survive in A World of PTSD, by Erica David [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] This book is somewhat mistitled, and it is uncertain … Continue reading

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Do They Really Think Californians Are That Clueless?

One of the ways I try to keep myself relatively calm at work is listening to a radio station on Pandora at work that plays music by Keane [1], Guster [2], Finish Ticket [3], Semisonic and a lot of other … Continue reading

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