Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stories, Not Genres

The state of the film industry in Hollywood is, for those who are not aware of it, very poor.  Despite the fact that some very good films come out [1], a lot of films simply do not make the money … Continue reading

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Book Review: Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics:  The Art And Science Of Managing The Large Family, by Kim Brenneman For the record, I do not come from a large family, nor am I in any particular place to plan for a family of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Single Point Of Failure

Single Point Of Failure:  The Ten Essential Laws of Supply Chain Risk Management, by Gary S. Lynch This is a book for which many readers will have complicated responses.  Among the variety of responses I had to the book myself … Continue reading

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Mi Havas Edzino?

In the midst of a fairly busy day where I managed to do my errands and finish reading three books, I managed to watch a couple of humorous videos that were part of a series.  In one of the videos, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forgive & Forget

Forgive & Forget:  Healing The Hurts We Don’t Deserve, by Lewis B. Smedes Right from the beginning, this author makes it clear that he knows his reading audience:  “Somebody hurt you, maybe yesterday, maybe a lifetime ago, and you cannot … Continue reading

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Book Review: So You Want To Grow

So You Want To Grow:  Steps Along The Way To Spiritual Maturity, by Luis Palau This book, first published in 1983, is notable more for its placement in the development of the contemporary devotional than it is for its rather … Continue reading

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Against The Wind

When I woke up this morning, I had a great deal to do before I got out the door.  I did some reading, kept my duolingo streak going, read and gave a brief reply to a fairly ominous Facebook message … Continue reading

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Book Review: Talk Yourself Happy

Talk Yourself Happy:  Transform Your Heart By Speaking God’s Promises, by Kristi Watts [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Thomas Nelson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As I have some rather critical … Continue reading

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Book Review: 60 Days Of Happiness

60 Days Of Happiness:  Discover God’s Promise Of Relentless Joy, by Randy Alcorn [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Network.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I am no stranger … Continue reading

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Novaj Koroj, Novaj Lingvoj

There is something particularly amusing about inventing one’s own language.  Being a particular type of nerd as a child, when creating role playing games and participating in those created by others, the creation of languages was a common element of … Continue reading

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