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A Shocking Lack Of Self-Awareness

Why is self-awareness so hard to attain in our present world?  To be sure, it is not only a problem in our times.  Nearly two thousand years ago it was said:  “For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kentucky Derby Dreams

Kentucky Derby Dreams:  The Making Of Thoroughbred Champions, by Susan Nusser This book is one of those volumes that takes advantage of a period of access granted to the author by a noted horse farm in Kentucky to provide a … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Sports Subgenres: A Syntoptical Reading Project

From time to time I like to engage in syntoptical reading, where one reads a lot of books about the same sorts of subjects as a way of gaining insight into what is written and why it is written [1].  … Continue reading

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A Review Of The 2019 YE Hot 100: Part Two

Let’s get this done.  Most of my favorite songs of the year were in thelower reaches but there are still 50 songs to talk about, so why not finish what we started here. #50:  Beautiful People – Ed Sheeran f/Khalid … Continue reading

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Dance Monkey

Over the past few weeks I have become increasingly familiar with the song “Dance Monkey,” by the oddly titled singer-songwriter Tunes and I.  This song first became a smash hit in Australia, where it has been #1 for a period … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Manga Guide To Databases

The Manga Guide To Databases, by Mana Takahashi and Shoko Azuma Having read one of these books before, I was cautiously optimistic that this book would be both entertaining and instructive and I found that to be the case.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soul By Soul

Soul By Soul:  Life Inside The Antebellum Slave Market, by Walter Johnson Admittedly, the slave market is not what contemporary people tend to think of the most when they think of slavery.  It is easy to think of the plantation, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Feast Of Legends: Rise From The Deep Freeze

Feast Of Legends:  Rise From The Deep Freeze, by Wendy’s I am by no means unfamiliar with reviewing culture that springs from the desire to support a corporate brand, and Wendy’s is no stranger to this game in particular [1].  … Continue reading

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Cattle Cars

I don’t want it to seem as if I bag on American Airlines or think they are the worst airlines in business (for at least as long as they stay in business) [1].  That said, every time I seem to … Continue reading

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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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