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Book Review: Zen Camera

Zen Camera:  Creative Awakening With A Daily Practice In Photography, by David Ulrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I first read this book I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But You Could Have Done Better

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But You Could Have Done Better, by Hilary Campbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Most people have experienced the pain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Downward Dog

Downward Dog:  Series Haiku From A Very Serious Dog, by Samm Hodges & Phineas Hodges [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a deeply melancholy person … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lies We Tell Our Kids

Lies We Tell Our Kids, written and illustrated by Brett E. Wagner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book to be surprisingly touching.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Comic Book Story Of Video Games

The Comic Book Story Of Video Games:  The Incredible History Of The Electronic Gaming Revolution, by Jonathan Hennessey, art by Jack McGowan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/10 Speed Press.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Engineer Is Human

To Engineer Is Human:  The Role Of Failure In Successful Design, by Henry Petroski Although my work world has not reflected my educational background in engineering for some time, from time to time I enjoy reading books about engineering, and … Continue reading

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To Create And To Possess

It is one of the ironies of art in its various forms that in order to profit off of it, you must let it go.  It is only when others possess some form of art and claim sort of ownership … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stolen Beauty

Stolen Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Art theft is traditionally viewed as a glamorous and classy sort of activity when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Looted Beauty

Looted Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art, by Anthony M. Amore and Karl Stevens [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The great degree of looting that was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History: Updated Edition

Clapton:  The Ultimate Illustrated History:  Updated Edition, by Chris Welch I happen to admit that this is a very good book, although the author generally puts the best foot forward about Clapton.  Let us take one minor example.  In 1998, … Continue reading

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