Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

If It Takes All Night

During the fighting of the Overland Campaign of 1864, Ulysses S. Grant is reported to have said to President Lincoln that he proposed to fight it out along that line all summer if necessary to defeat rebel armies led by … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Study Of Open Hearth

A Study Of Open Hearth:  A Treatise On The Open Hearth Furnace And The Manufacture Of Open Hearth Steel by Harbison-Walker Refractories Company I must admit that I have no particular idea that this is a practical book for either … Continue reading

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Book Review: Colorado Cook Book

Colorado Cook Book, published by The Young Ladies’ Mission Band of the Central Presbyterian Church Although I consider myself no particularly great cook, I am no stranger to reading and enjoying cookbooks [1].  Nor am I a stranger to church … Continue reading

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The Madness Of Calculators

[Note:  As I was in the middle of writing this particular entry, I found out about the death, likely by suicide, of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, at the age of 41.  While I had not intended on writing this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cultivate

Cultivate:  A Grace-Filled Guide To Growing An Intentional Life, by Lara Casey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.] In reading this book, I found that I share a great deal in common with its author. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reveling Through Revelation: Part II

Reveling Through Revelation:  Part II, Chapters 12-22 and Appendix, by J. Vernon McGee Being the sort of person who will happily read those books I encounter around me, especially when they are short–this book is only about 180 pages or … Continue reading

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Everything In Threes

It is said that there is a pattern that famous stars tend to die in threes.  Whether or not this pattern is a genuine one or not, it has long been recognized that groups of threes are soothing and form … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Fierce Love

A Fierce Love:  One Woman’s Courageous Journey To Save Her Marriage, by Shauna Shanks [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book a lot more relevant than … Continue reading

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Book Review: As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets:  1,071 Reasons To Never Leave The South, by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I grew up … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Why Does The Bible Talk So Much About Genealogy

Among the more common complaints from those who attempt to read the Bible all the way through is that there are so many boring passages of genealogy that most people find to be tedious and without enjoyment.  Now, it should … Continue reading

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