Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

Heroes And Villians: A Columbus Day Tale

Yesterday, while I was walking through the Botanical Gardens in Kingstown, the capital of the small island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, someone gave thanks to Captain Bligh in rhyme for giving breadfruit to the island and thus … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Work Of Your Hands

Today, on this Sabbath before the Feast of Tabernacles begins in St. Vincent, an elder I happen to have known for a few years (since we were both present in a foreign nation during the Days of Unleavened Bread) gave … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Do Nothing

How To Do Nothing:  Resisting The Attention Economy, by Jenny Odell This book is a deeply hypocritical one on many levels.  The author is not so much interested in encouraging or instructing the reader to do nothing, but rather to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Odd Jobs

Odd Jobs:  How To Have Fun And Make Money In A Bad Economy, by Abigail R. Gehring Having done at least some of the jobs here and known people who did others of them, I have to say that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orbiting The Giant Hairball

Orbiting The Giant Hairball:  A Corporate Fool’s Guide To Surviving With Grace, by Gordon MacKenzie Occasionally there is a humorous book like this one that reveals that one’s general and normal pattern of behavior is actually an effective strategy that … Continue reading

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