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Book Review: The Prayer Wheel

The Prayer Wheel:  A Daily Guide To Renewing Your Faith With A Rediscovered Spiritual Practice, by Patton Dodd, Jana Riess, and David Van Biema [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Crown Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Broken Bible

The Broken Bible:  Picking Up The Extraterrestrial Pieces:  Part I:  The Old Testament, by John E. Chitty [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Beyond all expectation, this is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Combat Engineering Equipment Of The Warsaw Pact

Combat Engineering Equipment Of The Warsaw Pact, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book fits right in a familiar alley for the author [1] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tanks And Combat Vehicles Of The Warsaw Pact

Tanks And Combat Vehicles Of The Warsaw Pact, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who has read a fair amount of the author’s … Continue reading

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The Cyberbullies Among Us

This morning, I found myself involved, without any particular interest on my part, in an internet quarrel over policies between a coworker of mine and someone else.  With the names redacted to protect the innocent and the guilty, I first … Continue reading

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Don’t Conduct The Autopsy Until The Technology Is Dead

Every few days, it seems that I get an e-mail from some tech company talking about what killed the hard drive.  The biggest problem with these e-mails is not the murderous glee with which the pitchmen talk about how they … Continue reading

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Only The Shadow Knows

From time to time I get plenty of articles written about a phenomenon known as Shadow IT.  While the concept is not necessarily something that greatly bothers me, perhaps because I am a bit more jaded than most people when … Continue reading

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Tales From The Crypt

When I was growing up, a popular series of comics ended up in a groundbreaking horror show called Tales From The Crypt that had a complicated rights structure that has, mercifully, prevented it so far from being rebooted.  The show … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki:  Across The Pacific By Raft, by Thor Heyerdahl I had a lot of fun reading this book and thinking about its implications.  This is an enjoyable book of about three hundred pages or so that is written about an … Continue reading

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The Traveling Salesman And Me

One of the worst jobs I ever had involved doing door-to-door sales in both Tampa and Milwaukee, not an ideal task for an anxious and gouty person such as myself.  As much as I dearly love to rant from time … Continue reading

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