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Book Review: The Great International Math On Keys Book

The Great International Math On Keys Book, by Ralph A. Oliva, M. Dean LaMont, and Linda R. Fowler The year was 1976.  Texas Instruments had created hand calculators like the TI-30 and SR-40 Electronic Slide Rule Calculators, but faced a … Continue reading

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Taking A Bite Out Of The Apple

Perhaps I am simply more cranky and crochety these days than I used to be, but earlier today one of my international pen friends asked me about my thoughts on Apple and my reply was not particularly kind.  My general … Continue reading

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Book Review: Strengths Based Marriage

Strengths Based Marriage:  Build A Stronger Relationship By Understanding Each Other’s Gifts, by Jimmy Evans & Allan Kelsey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, as an … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 30-Minute Writer

The 30-Minute Writer:  How To Write & Sell Short Pieces, by Connie Emerson As someone who reads a fair amount of books relating to writing and the publishing business in some fashion [1], this book is written exactly for someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Write Irresistible Query Letters

How To Write Irresistible Query Letters, by Lisa Collier Cool This is the sort of book that appeals to a particular type of writer, namely the writer looking to turn their writing into a business.  The fact that so many … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, Vol. 1

Tune In:  The Beatles:  All These Years, Vol. 1, by Mark Lewisohn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, at about 800 pages of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leadership Promises For Every Day

Leadership Promises For Every Day:  A Daily Devotional, by John C. Maxwell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The brand of John Maxwell has in recent years … Continue reading

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Who Does It Belong To, Anyway?

This past weekend, a friend of mine whose political beliefs are far more on the “progressive” side than my own posted a bill being proposed by a Democratic representative from Wisconsin who had formerly been on welfare before downgrading her … Continue reading

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If She Knew What She Wants

We would all prefer to get everything we wanted.  Unfortunately, life doesn’t work out that way, as most of us find out very early in life and some privileged few remain in denial about well into their adulthood.  Some of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Red Teaming

Red Teaming:  How Contrarian Thinking Is Revolutionizing The Military–And How It Can Transform Your Business, by Bryce G. Hoffman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Jellybooks.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book fits nobly … Continue reading

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