Monthly Archives: February 2020

Meeting After Meeting

I am not someone who spends most of my life involved in meetings.   There are good reasons for this, among which is the fact that I am a somewhat antisocial person who can only spend so much time around most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Storey’s Guide To Raising Meat Goats

Storey’s Guide To Raising Meat Goats:  Managing, Breeding, Marketing, by Maggie Sayer This is an interesting book, at least for those who have some interest in animal husbandry, that suggests to the financially-minded goat breeder that there can be some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Raising Goats For Dummies

Raising Goats For Dummies, by Cheryl K. Smith One can learn a lot about the preoccupations of an author by reading their books.  And although one might think that a book in a series like this one would be devoid … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dairy Goat Handbook

The Dairy Goat Handbook:  For Backyard, Homestead, And Small Farm, by Ann Starbard What accounts for the appeal of goats?  As is the case in many aspects of existence, there is a wide disconnect between the importance of goats worldwide, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Patterns Of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle: Part One

As someone who saw and enjoyed the previous movie in this series when it was also released for a Fathom exclusive [1], I have to say that this is the sort of film that I can easily appreciate.  The filmmaker, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Well-Educated Mind

The Well-Educated Mind:  A Guide To The Classical Education You Never Had, by Susan Wise Bauer I must say that having read the expanded version of this book that it is not quite as good as I remember it being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Educated

Educated, by Tara Westover I have to admit that when I started reading this book that I was a bit concerned about the tack that it was going to take.  I figured that it was a given that the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?

What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?:  And More Essays On Standards, Grading And Other Follies, by Alfie Kohn The author is right that this book is about follies, but not necessarily in the way that he claims.   Just … Continue reading

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Shen Yun: A Case Study In Marketing

If you are like me and you watch more YouTube videos than is probably good for you, then you are probably as familiar with I am about advertisements that for at least the last few years have sought to advertise … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Essays Of Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Essays Of Ralph Waldo Emerson, by Ralph Waldo Emerson In reading this book it is easy to see why Emerson was celebrated in his own day but why he has a less than stellar reputation as a philosopher in … Continue reading

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