Category Archives: Sports

Book Review: Courage To Soar

Courage To Soar:  A Body In Motion, A Life In Balance, by Simone Biles with Michelle Burford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to combine two … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Cheering Stops

After The Cheering Stops:  An NFL Wife’s Story Of Concussions, Loss, And The Faith That Saw Her Through, by Cyndy Feasel with Mike Yorkey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Super Bowl LI

3:05PM:  I’m setting up my computer here at the chateau Weis where we are having a discussion about languages as the pregame show winds up. 3:15PM:  Those of you who know how this works don’t need the introduction, but those … Continue reading

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Taking A Bite Out Of The Apple

Perhaps I am simply more cranky and crochety these days than I used to be, but earlier today one of my international pen friends asked me about my thoughts on Apple and my reply was not particularly kind.  My general … Continue reading

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A Little Slumber, A Little Sleep

After the rather unproductive dance on Saturday night [1], I went home and sought to get some sleep because I knew that yesterday would be a busy day.  I ended up getting about six hours of sleep, which is pretty … Continue reading

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They Can’t All Be That Good, Can They?

Yesterday the inductees for next year’s class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced, and to the great pleasure of a substantial body of readers of my blog (and the disappointment of others), the Electric Light Orchestra … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paideia Program

The Paideia Program:  An Educational Syllabus:  Essays By The Paideia Group, edited by Mortimer J. Adler Reading this book in many ways is like looking at a road not taken by our public educational system.  Faced with declining academic performance … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tour De France

Tour De France:  The History, The Legend, The Riders, by Graeme Fife I feel somewhat conflicted about this book after having read it.  Much depends on the person behind the book, as there are at least a couple of ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s Not About The Bike

It’s Not About The Bike:  My Journey Back To Life, by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins If one knows the scandalous last few years of Lance Armstrong’s life, with the breakdown of his marriage due to his adultery and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dearest Samantha, I Love You

Dearest Samantha, I Love You:  Stories Of Hope And Encouragement For Hurting Women, by Heather L. Smith [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads vastly … Continue reading

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