Monthly Archives: October 2019

Book Review: Cat High: The Yearbook

Cat High:  The Yearbook, by Terry Deroy Gruber One would think that it’s not too hard to make compelling parody material about cats.  Cats are naturally pretty entertaining animals to watch and to read about and there are many funny … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity

How To Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity:  A Guide To Financial Freedom, by Patricia Carlin with photography by Dustin Fenstermacher It is unclear whether this book is meant to be taken seriously or not.  We live, after all, in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book

Grumpy Cat:  A Grumpy Book:  Disgruntled Tips And Activities Designed To Put A Frown On Your Face, by Grumpy Cat As most people are aware of, I am greatly fascinated by memes, and cat memes are no exception to this … Continue reading

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Exploring Bequia

One of the odd aspects of St. Vincent life is the way that pronunciation becomes such a vexing problem, which is not totally surprising when you have an island whose names are mixed between English, French, and Crib antecedents, none … Continue reading

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Book Review: O Sing Unto The Lord

O Sing Unto The Lord:  A History Of English Church Music, by Andrew Grant This book was a look at the sort of history that I must admit that I am not very familiar with, the history of the music … Continue reading

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Book Review: Language Of The Spirit

Language Of The Spirit, by Jan Swafford This book was immensely disappointing, but for reasons that are not entirely surprising.  The author is a contemporary composer who wants to increase the legitimacy of his fellows in the classical music repertoire, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace:  The Story Of America’s Most Beloved Song, by Steve Turner There are very few songs that are worthy of a book, much less the sort of lovingly crafted and meticulously researched book that this one is, but Amazing … Continue reading

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Exploring St. Vincent: Part Two

When I found out a couple of days ago that there would be a chance to explore the other side of St. Vincent that I hadn’t seen earlier, I was definitely very interested in the opportunity, and as it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: SuperBetter

SuperBetter:  The Power Of Living Gamefully, by Jane McGonigal I was pleased to read this book for several reasons, at least in general, largely because the approach discussed in this book is one I tend to undertake.  The author encourages … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crossing The Chasm

Crossing The Chasm:  Marketing And Selling High-Tech Products To Mainstream Customers, by Geoffrey A. Moore One of the more common issues I have faced in life regarding technology is that people tend to assume I am far more ahead of … Continue reading

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