Monthly Archives: June 2018

Book Review: The Juvenilia Of Jane Austen And Charlotte Brontë

The Juvenilia Of Jane Austen And Charlotte Brontë, by Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë Given the fame of Jane Austen’s writings as well as Jane Eyre, it is little surprise that the childhood works of the authors (hereafter abbreviated as … Continue reading

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Office Birdwatching

From time to time I enjoy reading about birders or engaging in some enjoyable birdwatching myself when it is convenient to do so.  I am no great master of the many types of tiny seedcatching birds that can be found … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who We Are And How We Got Here

Who We Are And How We Got Here:  Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past, by David Reich Although I am by no means fond of the evolutionary worldview of the author, a worldview that is shared … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ancestors: In Search Of Human Origins

Ancestors:  In Search Of Human Origins, by Donald Johanson, Lenora Johanson, and Blake Edgar This book is the companion volume to a Nova series that must have ran a decade or two ago that I didn’t watch and am unlikely … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A Jane Austen Fantasy Draft

While I was chatting with my mum and one of my cousins yesterday evening, I pondered how it would be a wonderful thing if one could have fantasy leagues for Jane Austen characters similar to what one does for athletes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding The Basics About Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies

Understanding The Basics About Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies:  The Beginners 101 Guide:  An Introductory Explanation For Beginners, Part 1, by El-P. & El-I. Taylor [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Parent’s Guide To Choosing A School In Yamhill County

A Parent’s Guide To Choosing A School In Yamhill County, by the C.S. Lewis Academy At first glance, there would appear to be two very good reasons why I would not find this guide particularly relevant. For one, I am … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Go-Giver

The Go Giver:  A Little Story About A Powerful Business Idea, by Bob Burg and John David Mann This book was loaned to me by an acquaintance of mine who I met in a strange way, when he saw me … Continue reading

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The Blood Of The Innocent Crying Out: Part One

Yesterday morning I chatted on the phone with someone who had sent me a message [1] concerning the issue of abortion in vaccines, and I set about pondering a series of posts to deal with her questions and suggestions in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plato’s Shadow

Plato’s Shadow:  The Hellenizing Of Christianity, by Gary Petty I did not find out about this book until after I had already written a very lengthy discussion about something this author shows some interest in, namely the Hellenization of biblical … Continue reading

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