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Book Review: Dealing With People You Can’t Stand

Dealing With People You Can’t Stand:  How To Bring Out The Best In People At Their Worst, by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner In reading this book I was struck by a very powerful set of mixed feelings. … Continue reading

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But Sometimes Out Of His Senses

It is revealing that after attempting to write a parallel biography of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson [1] that midbrow historian David McCullough chose to write a biography of John Adams.  It is also revealing that both his book and … Continue reading

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You Were Wrong; I Was Right; You Said Goodbye; I Said Goodnight

Early this morning, shortly after I arrived at work, I found that one of my erstwhile coworkers was handing out tasty candy with a card attached.  The card I received had a cute pink and orange bird on level ground … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Seven Money Types

The Seven Money Types:  Discover How God Wired You To Handle Money, by Tommy Brown [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who is no stranger to books … 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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Not All Interruptions Are Unwelcome

I am a person of habit, more so than most people.  My ideal experience at a restaurant is where I walk in and everyone knows what I want already and do not have to ask me.  For example, on Mondays … 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: What Falls From The Sky

What Falls From The Sky:  How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds, by Esther Emery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Liker Du Bøker?

I find it striking, and sometimes even a little bit depressing, how much of my life has been spent in books and in book learning.  Last night and this morning, as I was readying my things to bring them with … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Inner Walmartian

I would like to state at the outset that I tend to shop far more often at Target than at Wal-Mart, and I will freely admit that at least part of that reason has to do with snobbery [1].  The … Continue reading

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