Tag Archives: books

Prep Work

I’ve often joked that the reason I gave up on reading Moby Dick was that I ran out of time. In the unabridged version on my shelf, it takes 100 pages before we get to the boat and then another 100 pages until the first mention of the white whale. Sorry, but wasn’t this book …

Risk Management

I’ve been pondering this section of Another Roadside Attraction enough to commit the page number to memory for reference. Considering I don’t memorize numbers easily (or for fun), that means… something… right? “You risked your life, but what else have you ever risked? Have you ever risked disapproval? Have you ever risked economic security? Have …

Comfort Reading

As I’ve said in some recent post which I can’t be bothered to go looking for at the moment, this pandemic-stay-at-home thing has caught me woefully unprepared in terms of my to-read pile. Where I’ve normally had four or five books waiting for me, I was almost empty-handed when COVID came a-knockin’. That being said, …

Five For Friday

Trying something a little different and we’ll see if it sticks. Here are five things from this past week that I enjoyed or am grateful for. Hope you find something in here that you enjoy as well! The Tim Ferriss Show #409 with guest Brene Brown – Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More Rediscovered …