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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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Book Review: The Daily Question For You And Your Child

The Daily Question For You And Your Child:  A 3-Year Spiritual Journey, by Waterbrook [Note:  This book was given without charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.   All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a good example of a volume … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Education Of An Accidental CEO

The Education Of An Accidental CEO:  Lessons Learned From the Trailer Park To The Corner Office, by David Novak, read by Howard Ross I have to admit that this was an appealing audiobook even if the author is more than … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Relationship Between Climate And Civilization

Before our highly politicized times, it was once imagined that the weather was a safe topic of conversation [1].  Obviously that is no longer the case.  The fault for this extends in at least two directions.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Replacements

Few bands have ever screwed up the chance at stardom in rock and roll as thoroughly and completely as The Replacements did.  From botching a chance to turn revival touring into a new beginning to showing up at performances drunk … Continue reading

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You Will Go Out With Joy

So, how has this Tacoma Weekend compared so far with times past, which have prompted some interesting posts [1]? Well, right now I feel pretty exhausted like I want to sleep as soon as possible, and I am also listening … Continue reading

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A Bullet With Butterfly Wings And Gimpy Feet

I figured I was in for a rough day as soon as I woke up around 5:30AM with my left foot bothering me in a familiar way (at least for my right foot) [1].  And indeed I was, at least … Continue reading

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Poll: Song Reviews

There are quite a few songs I have wanted to review, but I’m not sure which one(s) would be the most appreciated.  I have a few quirky songs that I’d like to say more about, so I will include a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bambi Vs. Godzilla

Bambi Vs. Godzilla:  On The Nature, Purposes, And Practice Of The Movie Business, by David Mamet I got this book from the library and I have to say that it was a funny book to read.  Just its title alone–a … Continue reading

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