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For a variety of reasons, I suppose, I am fond of cynical songs about fame and popularity and all of that.  I suppose it is easy to be cynical if one has no expectation of ever being famous, but I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The House On Foster Hill

The House On Foster Hill, by Jaime Jo Wright [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is difficult for me to be a fair judge of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supply Chain Strategy

Supply Chain Strategy, by Edward H. Frazelle As someone who is fond of reading and thinking about the study of logistics [1], I figured that I would like this book, and I did.  Logistics has often been looked down upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Betraying Our Troops

Betraying Our Troops:  The Destructive Results of Privatizing War, by Dina Rasor & Robert Buaman This book is a reminder that propaganda often passes for reportage.  If you are a partisan of the Democrats, this is the sort of book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Amphibious Operations In The South Pacific In WWII: Volume II

Amphibious Operations In The South Pacific In WWII:  Volume II:  The Solomon Campaigns 1942-1943:  From Guadalcanal To Bougainville Pacific War Turning Point, by William L. McGee [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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There And Back Again

Today was the day for the island cruise.  Doing a bit of quick math, I figured it was just feasible for us to circle the entire island, if that is the way the cruise worked, but instead of circling the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Medieval Warfare Source Book

Medieval Warfare Source Book:  Christian Europe And Its Neighbors, by David Nicolle Most of the time, when Westerners think of the Middle Ages, they think of knights fighting gallantly on horseback.  What this book does, and does well, is place … Continue reading

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Under Siege

As I was working today, a news alert showed up saying that North Korea had fired a missile only two weeks after its latest nuclear test.  Some time later the missile was reported to have sailed over Japan and sank … Continue reading

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Book Review: Washed Up

Washed Up:  The Curious Journeys Of Flotsam And Jetsam, by Skye Moody I am by no means a proficient or particularly skilled beachcomber, but as a fond student of logistics [1], flotsam and jetsam (and lagan) are of some personal … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Railroads Of The Confederacy

The Railroads Of The Confederacy, by Robert C. Black III I love a book with a happy ending, although given the difference between the depth of coverage about the first year of the Civil War and the remaining three, and … Continue reading

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