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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: 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: The Book Of Vile Darkness

The Book Of Vile Darkness (Dungeons & Dragons), by Robert J. Schwalb This particular book is an interesting one because it reveals something that is not commonly known when it comes to Dungeons & Dragons (and indeed a great deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden, by Jonas Jonasson More than the other books by the author, this particular volume takes a long time to get to the point.  This is not necessarily a bad thing, as this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Normal Christian Life

The Normal Christian Life, by Watchman Nee It is worthwhile to read a book like this even where (as is the case), there is much in this book with which I disagree.  It can be of great value, especially after … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: War And World History: Part IV

Great Courses:  War And World History:  Part IV, taught by Professor Jonathan P. Roth As this course winds to its conclusion it is clear that the professor wants to make this particular course a lot different from most when it … Continue reading

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Examining The Small World Of Laura Branigan

Many people will likely not remember who Laura Branigan was, especially younger people.  During the early to mid 1980’s she had three hit albums and numerous hit singles, most of them cover songs or songs that were written for her … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Explorer

The Explorer, by W. Somerset Maugham In reading this book I was struck by what aspects of it made it so appealing, and something clicked that allowed me to better understand why this author has so quickly moved up my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compact Cabins

Compact Cabins:  62 Plans For Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses & Other Getaways, by Gerald Rowan Although this book is aimed at endorsing and advocating for small vacation properties for people as a second home, there is a great deal of … Continue reading

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Wandelstok

Today we had an excursion in Suriname that was announced at the last minute, but that’s not a problem for our fearless group of Americans who wanted to go shopping and see some historical sites.  Even if I am not … Continue reading

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