Book Review – To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis by Andra Watkins

“I’ll always be with you, Em. Always.” When I started this blog, I wanted a platform with strong community features. Blogging in a vacuum has its therapeutic merits but then why not just write a private journal? No, I wanted neighbors [...]
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Weekly Recap – April 11th, 2014 – Through Tired Eyes

I had a late, late night dealing with a work issue, so this post is more of an “I’m still alive” ping. Must be prepping me for the baby. :) Speaking of, my wife and I have received some encouraging news from the doctor. Things are [...]
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Book Review – Farthing by Jo Walton

“There is one law for rich and poor alike, which prevents them equally from stealing bread and sleeping under bridges.” Though the Law of Averages may be statistical bunk, the streak of books I’ve read where the good outweighed the bad had [...]
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Weekly Recap – April 4th, 2014 – Bug Fights and Silly Lannisters

Overall, a quiet week. I finished a book of which I’ll post a review on Monday. Now I’m digging into tough-as-nails-walking-444-miles Andra Watkins‘ book, To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis. Work continues on [...]
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How Do You Remember?

So I came across this post recently: How to never forget anything ever again. Okay, a little hyperbolic, but hyperbole intrigues. The article is short, so I recommend you go ahead and read it, but here’s the general idea: If you want to remember [...]
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Book Review – The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

“When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.” Without knowing anything about this book, someone might pick it up, read the back cover blurb and say, [...]
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Weekly Recap – March 28th, 2014

Time to lighten up the mood around here. No one likes the smell of dead horses. Our baby is very healthy at this point, but the perinatologist (read: highfalutin baby doc) has some concerns about premature labor. He’s optimistic about our situation [...]
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Fascinating GIF of the Week – Burning Dust Devil

When fire decides to take its relationship with a dust devil to “the next level”: -Phillip

Book Review – The Once and Future King by T.H. White

“Hic iacet Arthurus, rex quondam, rexque futurus.” I plead ignorance. Okay, a lot of ignorance. All my life, I’ve known about King Arthur and his companions. I have hazy memories of Disney’s The Sword in the Stone and I’m [...]
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Weekly Recap – March 21st, 2014

Back in college, I used to play a computer game: Roller Coaster Tycoon 2. Essentially, it was a simulator where you tried to build a theme park so awesome, your virtual patrons didn’t just keep coming back, but they told all their virtual friends and [...]
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