Daily Archives: August 1, 2018

What’s So Bad About Gatekeeping Anyway?

Quite often I find myself involved in concerns over gatekeeping.  Sometimes this is a literal task.  For a considerable portion of the time I spent in Thailand, for example, it was my daily task to wake up before breakfast and … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Def Leppard

[Note:  Def Leppard was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2019.] Some genre acts don’t seem to get any respect.  Among those genre acts is Def Leppard, a band that came out of the British metal … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Emma

Emma, by Jane Austen, read by Victoria Morgan I must admit that although I am deeply fond of Jane Austen [1], that Emma is my least favorite of her six main novels.  Figuring out why is a bit trickier, and … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen, read by Wanda McCaddon As someone who has both repeatedly read and listened to [1] Jane Austen’s novels, one might wonder what one gets out of an experience like this one.  Sense & Sensibility … Continue reading

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