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Dry Spell

It has been very slow in terms of posts lately.  The main reason is that I don’t sit down at my computer downstairs much any more, and can’t really type on an iPad or other device in such a manner that makes writing posts time efficient.  I’m considering getting a personal laptop in the future, […]

Wild Wild West

I’ve been reading Cormack McCarthy lately, and he’s a truly impressive writer.  And he’s writing about Texas/New Mexico after the turn of the 20th century.  It’s positively engrossing. In addition to that, I picked up a video game called Red Dead Redemption, which is centered around the old West.  So it’s wild, wild west here […]

Watership Down and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Another double book review. But first, an explanation of why. Two weeks ago, Teresa and I took off to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a family vacation with her parents and siblings.  The coast there is really something to see.  There are large spans of sand, roughly 100 yards, from the shore to […]

Some Thoughts On Education Today

Yesterday night I read a post from Brain Pickings on why you don’t need to go back to school.  Of course, I did go back to school at the University of Minnesota for a business degree, and before that a degree at St. Cloud State University, so what I’m about to say is probably self […]

Reading Business…For Pleasure

For quite a while now, I’ve been getting ragged on by the old ball and chain to stop reading business books. “You only read business books and think about work. You’re obsessed with it and it stresses you out” goes the refrain. There’s some truth to that. Although I think stresses don’t come from learning, […]

Read, Please

It’s easy today to focus on the millions of millions of blogs and the unending Twitter streams and email newsletters and industry insiders and…and… I don’t want people to stop reading those things, because they offer a lot of entertainment, insight and news.  But I REALLY don’t want people to stop reading classical literature and expanding […]

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