Tag Archives: memory

La Tuta Afero

Is such a day as today productive?  It is now nearly 9:30PM as I write this and it will likely be about 10PM if not later when I finish, given the scope of what I have to accomplish.  I sit … 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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At Every Occasion I’ll Be Ready For The Funeral

Because I have a somewhat morbid sense of humor and a frequent tendency to muse on the darker side of life and death [1], it ought to come as no surprise that recently while spending some time chatting with people … Continue reading

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Mi Havas Edzino?

In the midst of a fairly busy day where I managed to do my errands and finish reading three books, I managed to watch a couple of humorous videos that were part of a series.  In one of the videos, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forgive & Forget

Forgive & Forget:  Healing The Hurts We Don’t Deserve, by Lewis B. Smedes Right from the beginning, this author makes it clear that he knows his reading audience:  “Somebody hurt you, maybe yesterday, maybe a lifetime ago, and you cannot … Continue reading

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Written In The Sands

From 1971 to 1999, every calendar year without exception, Elton John had a top 40 hit on the American pop charts, a record of consistent success that will likely never be equaled.  The last of these hit singles was a … Continue reading

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We Watched The Sunset Over The Castle On The Hill

What is it that leads people to be nostalgic?  I was born in the town of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, and when I was born the town itself was a vibrant industrial suburb of Pittsburgh with factories full of steelworkers.  Soon after … Continue reading

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These Silly Little Wounds Will Never Mend

Often, my favorite songs of the year come out of left field, which ought not to be too surprising given the fact that I am a somewhat eccentric person.  Last year, for example, my favorite two songs of the year … Continue reading

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Book Review: Improving Your Memory

Improving Your Memory, by Janet Fogler and Lynn Stern I happened to randomly pick up this book, and always being interested in the issue of memory and the mind [1], I decided to give it a look as it did … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A Treasury Of Foolishly Forgotten Americans

A Treasury Of Foolishly Forgotten Americans:  Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck In The Footnotes Of History, by Michael Farquar While wandering through the library looking for a worthwhile audiobook, I thought that this book might be sufficiently … Continue reading

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