Books, Recommendation

What I Read | APRIL 2017

Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson Bryson, known mainly for his European travelogues, here documents his return to the USA through a series of newspaper essays.  Having tasted life in Europe, his musings about his home country are mostly exasperated.  Occasionally, usually at the prodding of his British wife, he remembers something lovely… Continue reading What I Read | APRIL 2017

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Personal, Pop Culture, Recommendation

Podcast Recommendation List | PART 2

A few months ago I recommended some of my favorite podcasts (and received some great recommendations back!), because there is rarely a time when I don't have a podcast playing in the background.  While all of my previous recommendations (especially Dear Hank and John, Overinvested, and The Liturgists Podcast) are still high on my priority… Continue reading Podcast Recommendation List | PART 2

Books

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

I re-read The Lost Hero (well, I listened to it on audiobook), and I am so amazed at Riordan's ability to modernize myths, expand the scope of his own story, and create diverse characters who are deeply troubled and funny.  All this in a "children's" book. I was able to enjoy the story more immediately this time… Continue reading The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Weekly Series

StumbleUpon Sunday (5)

StumbleUpon is a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet. StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life.  Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to.  This week I found these especially interesting websites: Clever Illustrations Reveal the Two Kinds of People There Are in the World… Continue reading StumbleUpon Sunday (5)

Weekly Series

StumbleUpon Sunday (2)

StumbleUpon is a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet. StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life.  Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to.  This week I found these especially interesting websites: This is what happened when a photographer came face-to-face with one of Antarctica's… Continue reading StumbleUpon Sunday (2)