Tag Archives: childhood

Book Review: Winning The Battle For The Night

Winning The Battle For The Night:  God’s Plan For Sleep, Dreams, and Revelation, by Faith Blatchford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone whose troubles with sleep … Continue reading

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A Horse Is A Horse Of Course Of Course

Yesterday evening when I got home from work and then my usual dinner [1], I found that my mother had sent me a package with what I view to be a particularly ugly horse.  After getting it, I shared that … Continue reading

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I Like My Chicken Fried

From time to time I chat about my love of different kinds of music in my Pandora radio station [1].  As a way of testing a theory about work productivity I have been trying to listen to more Pandora as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Courage To Soar

Courage To Soar:  A Body In Motion, A Life In Balance, by Simone Biles with Michelle Burford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to combine two … Continue reading

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Book Review: That’s So 90s Pop

That’s So 90s Pop:  A Fill-In Activity Book, by Patrick Sullivan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone whose teenage years took place in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Back To You

The Road Back To You:  An Enneagram Journey To Self-Discovery, by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile As someone with a great personal interest in personality theory and its larger implications to my own life and how it works [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Am I?: The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities

Who Am I?:  The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities, by Steven Reiss, Ph.D Being someone who reads books on a massive scale, it should come as little surprise that I get a lot of … Continue reading

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Thinking Of You

As someone who reads a great deal of children’s literature, and literature written by young people [1], I tend to notice a few patterns over and over again.  Among these novels there is often an implicit understanding that the world … Continue reading

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Reading For My Supper

Recently I have done a fair amount of reading that cased me to reflect on my childhood and on the development of my habits of being an avid reader [1].  It is admittedly a bit mysterious where my extreme avidity … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Of My Best Friends Are Books

Some Of My Best Friends Are Books:  Guiding Gifted Readers From Preschool To High School:  A Guide For Parents, Teachers, Librarians, And Counselors, by Judith Wynn Halsted Admittedly, I am not a parent, teacher, librarian, or counselor, except that I … Continue reading

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