Daily Archives: November 19, 2016

You Are Who You Thought They Were

It is said that success has a hundred fathers but failure is an orphan.  Although the wise course of action would be to restrain from bragging too much about one’s successes and being gracious to others to allow more people … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: The Crecy War

The Crecy War:  A Military History of the Hundred Years’ War From 1337 to the Peace of Bretigny in 1360, by Lt. Col Alfred H. Burne Having recently read and reviewed [1] a book that dealt with the same period … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tour De France

Tour De France:  The History, The Legend, The Riders, by Graeme Fife I feel somewhat conflicted about this book after having read it.  Much depends on the person behind the book, as there are at least a couple of ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s Not About The Bike

It’s Not About The Bike:  My Journey Back To Life, by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins If one knows the scandalous last few years of Lance Armstrong’s life, with the breakdown of his marriage due to his adultery and the … Continue reading

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