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Book Review: Artillery Of The Warsaw Pact

Artillery 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 yet another volume in the author’s extensive collection of books about the militaries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crabgrass Frontier

Crabgrass Frontier:  The Suburbanization Of The United States, by Kenneth Jackson There is a deep problem with an author who can have nice things to say about the atrocious mass public housing efforts during the Great Depression and afterward but … Continue reading

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They Know Better

I often ponder my obstinance when it comes to performing tasks I set out to do.  As it happens, when I woke up this morning and went off to work there was some snow falling from the sky, but it … Continue reading

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We Regret To Inform You That There Is Not Enough Room On The Lifeboat

There are times when seemingly unrelated news stories end up having surprising relevance with each other, and which prompts me to reflect with considerable concern on the repercussions of these convergences on my own life and on the well-being of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Build

The Build:  Designing My Life Of Choppers, Family & Faith, by Paul Teutul Jr. with David Thomas [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Normally when reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight

Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight:  The Trials And Tribulations Of Procuring, Transporting, And Selling Marijuana, by Terry Canipe [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Container Principle

The Container Principle:  How A Box Changes The Way We Think, by Alexander Klose On the face of it, this book should have been an obvious one for me to appreciate.  After all, few people have had a life that … Continue reading

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It Is A Greater Wonder That Things Work At All

While I was caught in traffic this morning I had plenty of time to think and ponder on how things work in a city.  I saw the usual signs of poor traffic, even early in the morning.  I saw the … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Development Of A Trans-Siberian Railroad Tour

I first became familiar with the Trans-Siberian Railroad because of two different contexts.  First, my reading of Russian history as it related to World War II and the Russo-Japanese War discussed the difficulties that Russians had in moving men and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discovering Lewis & Clark From The Air

Discovering Lewis & Clark From The Air, photography by Jim Wark, text by Joseph A. Mussulman There is something oddly inappropriate about the attempt this book makes to discover the Lewis & Clark expedition from the air.  It took about … Continue reading

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