Monthly Archives: June 2017

Book Review: Rogue Justice

Rogue Justice:  The Making Of The Security State, by Karen J. Greenburg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Broadway Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] What you get out of this book depends … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Not Progressing

This morning, as I rushed about preparing as I sometimes do, I was paused by a conversation with a friend of mine that brought to mind a common dilemma faced by people and societies and institutions.  Depending on which aspect … Continue reading

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Book Review: 20 Things We’d Tell Our Twenty-Something Selves

20 Things We’d Tell Our Twenty-Something Selves, by Kelly & Peter Worrall [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I did not find this book to be perfect, … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy

25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy, by Dr. Juli Slattery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] No joke, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Not Hunting Bigfoot

Those who frequently read my personal blogs are aware of my fondness for different types of videos [1].  One of the people whose videos I often watch is Anthony Fantano, the self-described “internet’s busiest music nerd.”  On his personal channel, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Council Of Dads

The Council Of Dads:  My Daughters, My Illness, And The Men Who Could Be Me, by Bruce Feiler Of all of the books I have read by this author, this is the first that I can give an unreserved recommendation … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Happy Families

Secrets Of Happy Families:  Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out And Play, And Much More, by Bruce Feiler One of the occupational hazards of coming from a terribly dysfunctional family is that one reads a great … Continue reading

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Zones Of Disaffection

For whatever reason, I tend to often think of matters of space.  Those who have any degree of personal familiarity with me are likely aware of the fact that my views of space are somewhat complicated.  For a deeply private … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Of The Blue And Gray

Last Of The Blue And Gray:  Old Men, Stolen Glory, And The Mystery That Outlived The Civil War, by Richard A. Serrano I have to admit that I was surprised by how interesting this particular book was.  The author, who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case Of Abraham Lincoln

The Case Of Abraham Lincoln:  A Story Of Adultery, Murder, And The Making Of A Great President, by Julie M. Fenster It should go without saying that there are a lot of books about Abraham Lincoln [1], many of which … Continue reading

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