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Book Review: A Study Of Open Hearth

A Study Of Open Hearth:  A Treatise On The Open Hearth Furnace And The Manufacture Of Open Hearth Steel by Harbison-Walker Refractories Company I must admit that I have no particular idea that this is a practical book for either … Continue reading

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Everything In Threes

It is said that there is a pattern that famous stars tend to die in threes.  Whether or not this pattern is a genuine one or not, it has long been recognized that groups of threes are soothing and form … Continue reading

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There Is No Net Neutrality

[Note:  Image taken from aeaweb.org.] Yesterday afternoon, as the work day winded down and thoughts and attention turned away from staring blankly at giant Excel files and towards more genial subjects, some of my coworkers began a passionate debate about … Continue reading

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Rise Of The Machines

As of late, I have received occasional reminders about the impending demise of a large category of McJobs in our current labor market as articles have discussed the arrival of robots in commercial establishments.  In many ways, this sort of … Continue reading

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Not Hunting Bigfoot

Those who frequently read my personal blogs are aware of my fondness for different types of videos [1].  One of the people whose videos I often watch is Anthony Fantano, the self-described “internet’s busiest music nerd.”  On his personal channel, … Continue reading

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A Blast Of Desert Heat

As I woke up after far too few hours of sleep this morning [1], I pondered about some of the matters I had not written about in my nocturnal rant about the heat.  There had been different prognostications about the … Continue reading

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Everything Has To Be An Adventure

Yesterday, shortly after posting my discussion of the sermon this past Sabbath [1], the internet went down where I live, and finding that resetting the router was unsuccessful.  Despite the lateness of the hour, it being around midnight, I decided … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bookkeeping Exercises

Bookkeeping Exercises:  Developing The Principles Of Debits And Credits, Recording Transactions, The Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Statement Of Profit And Loss, And Ledger Closing:  For Beginning Bookkeeping Students, by South-Western Publishing Company Published nearly a century ago in 1921, this … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … 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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