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Book Review: The Proverbs Management Handbook

The Proverbs Management Handbook:  A Christian Manager’s Guide To Doing Business, by John A. Guderian [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While there is no shortage of books that … Continue reading

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We Get That All The Time

At quiet desks analysts look at their e-mail requests for reports and spend hours stitching together excel spreadsheets from the phone reporting software that they use. When asked about what they do, and why the numbers look different depending on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sleep Thieves

Sleep Thieves:  An Eye-Opening Exploration Into The Science & Mysteries Of Sleep, by Stanley Coren This book could have been a lot less enjoyable given the author’s approach as a committed believer in evolution, given my own thoughts about that, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why We Make Mistakes

Why We Make Mistakes:  How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things In Seconds, And Are All Pretty sure We Are Way Above Average, by Joseph T. Hallinan I was recommended this book by an online friend of mine, and although … Continue reading

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Album Review: We Beefin (EP)

We Beefin, by Wendy’s Although I don’t blog about it often [1], I’m a pretty big fan of Wendy’s.  When I was a kid I ate there because they had a nice salad bar to go with chicken sandwiches and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood River

Blood River:  A Journey To Africa’s Broken Heart, by Tim Butcher While in general reading books about the Congo or its neighbors is pretty depressing business [1], this book manages to combine that obviously depressing reading with some searching questions.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter:  21 Essential Strategies To Sleep Your Way To A Better Body, Better Health, And Bigger Success, by Shawn Stevenson I have mixed feelings about this book and the approach of the author.  Reading this book is akin to … Continue reading

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I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, I’m A Toys’R’Us Kid

If you are a child of the 80’s or 90’s, you can probably hum along or perhaps even sing along to their theme song.  Perhaps you remember that theme song accompanying commercials featuring child stars promoting Toys’R’Us as a toy … Continue reading

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The Curious Connection Between Daylight Savings Time And Military History

As someone who tends to find curious connections between a great deal of phenomena and military history [1] and someone who is remarkably critical about Daylight Savings Time [2], I think it would be worthwhile today to discuss the connection … Continue reading

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Blizhneye Zarubezhye

In 1992 a term of ominous political importance [1] entered the English language and changed English grammar in the process.  The term was “near abroad,” a translation of the Russian expression “blizhneye zarubezhye,” which referred to the ambiguous place of … Continue reading

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