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Book Review: Coffee, The World, And Jesus

Coffee, The World, And Jesus, But Not Necessarily In That Order, by Ron DeMiglio [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I do not like coffee at … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Music Works

How Music Works, by David Byrne [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, this was not an easy book to read.  I did not necessarily … Continue reading

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Book Review: Republic Of Outsiders

Republic Of Outsiders:  The Power Of Amateurs, Dreamers, And Rebels, by Alissa Quart I had a complicated reaction to this book.  On the one hand, there were many–perhaps too many–ways that I could identify with many of the people discussed … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Study Of Open Hearth

A Study Of Open Hearth:  A Treatise On The Open Hearth Furnace And The Manufacture Of Open Hearth Steel by Harbison-Walker Refractories Company I must admit that I have no particular idea that this is a practical book for either … Continue reading

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The Quest For Alfalfa Sprouts

It ought to come as no surprise that my life is full of a lot of odd quests [1].  I am serving as a host of sorts for a dinner club, and chose the theme of food with a story … Continue reading

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There Is No Net Neutrality

[Note:  Image taken from aeaweb.org.] Yesterday afternoon, as the work day winded down and thoughts and attention turned away from staring blankly at giant Excel files and towards more genial subjects, some of my coworkers began a passionate debate about … Continue reading

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Rise Of The Machines

As of late, I have received occasional reminders about the impending demise of a large category of McJobs in our current labor market as articles have discussed the arrival of robots in commercial establishments.  In many ways, this sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Launch Your Dream

Launch Your Dream:  A 30-Day Plan For Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession, by Dale Partridge [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should go without saying … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lee & Grant

Lee & Grant:  Profiles In Leadership From The Battlefields Of Virginia, by Maj. Charles R. Bowery Jr., U.S. Army If you thought from the title of the book, or even the cover of the book, that this volume was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Happy Families

Secrets Of Happy Families:  Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out And Play, And Much More, by Bruce Feiler One of the occupational hazards of coming from a terribly dysfunctional family is that one reads a great … Continue reading

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