Daily Archives: November 3, 2016

On The Tactics Of Everyday Life

As someone who attempts, however unsuccessfully, to take a larger view of life, I am often struck by how most people live their lives tactically and not strategically.  This happens over and over again, so much so that at times … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?:  The Essential Guide To Tracing Your Family History, A Companion To The NBC Series, by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak If you’ve ever seen the television show Who Do You Think You Are, which aired on … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Discovering Your Roots

Discovering Your Roots:  An Introduction To Genealogy, by Professor John Philip Colletta As someone who greatly enjoys listening to cds in my car from the Great Courses collection [1], and who has a strong interest in genealogy and family history … Continue reading

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