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Hotel Review: Sunset Shores

Sunset Shores, Villa Bay, St. Vincent and the Grenadines In order to review this hotel fairly, considering it was the hotel we stayed at and which hosted the Feast of Tabernacles in St. Vincent, I would like to begin with … Continue reading

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The Road To Hell Is Paid In Value Added Taxes

As I write this particular paragraph I am sitting in the dark lobby of the Sunset Shores Resort in Villa Bay, St. Vincent, waiting for a taxi that was supposed to have been ordered by our hotel after numerous confirmations … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity

How To Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity:  A Guide To Financial Freedom, by Patricia Carlin with photography by Dustin Fenstermacher It is unclear whether this book is meant to be taken seriously or not.  We live, after all, in … Continue reading

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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: Crossing The Chasm

Crossing The Chasm:  Marketing And Selling High-Tech Products To Mainstream Customers, by Geoffrey A. Moore One of the more common issues I have faced in life regarding technology is that people tend to assume I am far more ahead of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Balance Point

The Balance Point:  Master The Work-Life Balance, Love What You Do, And Become An Unstoppable Entrepreneur, by Jordan Ring [Note:  This book was provided by the author free of charge.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Do Nothing

How To Do Nothing:  Resisting The Attention Economy, by Jenny Odell This book is a deeply hypocritical one on many levels.  The author is not so much interested in encouraging or instructing the reader to do nothing, but rather to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orbiting The Giant Hairball

Orbiting The Giant Hairball:  A Corporate Fool’s Guide To Surviving With Grace, by Gordon MacKenzie Occasionally there is a humorous book like this one that reveals that one’s general and normal pattern of behavior is actually an effective strategy that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Smuggler Nation

Smuggler Nation:  How Ilicit Trade Made America, by Peter Andreas There is a pattern that one finds in terms of copyright protection that companies which are copyright-poor tend to support short copyright times so that more information gets into the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Late Age Of Print

The Late Age Of Print:  Everyday Book Culture From Consumerism To Control, by Ted Striphas I must admit that while there were parts of this book I found enjoyable, not least the author’s interest in the logistics of books and … Continue reading

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