52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 14

We have just passed the ninth anniversary of the world's worst peacetime oil spill and the effects are still being felt. When the Deepwater Horizon drilling unit suffered a catastrophic blowout and explosion in April of 2010, it devastated an area that was still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Katrina two years before. Peter … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 14

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52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 13

This was a chance to indulge my inner Broadway and general music geekiness. As someone who spent a number of years in music lessons as well as having a heavy rotation of music courses through High School, I've been a fan of good music (at least in my opinion) since a young age. I try … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 13

52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 12

I'll be honest, I had some high hopes for this series as the premise certainly seemed unique and creative. I should have known not to get my hopes up. The Colony Mars trilogy (which has now been joined by a fourth book) revolves around Dr. Jann Malbec, a reluctant astronaut who is sent to Mars … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 12

52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 11

It has become blatantly obvious to me that I am falling behind in my quest to read a book per week. So, I've decided to take the week out of the title and just stick with the book...feels more productive that way! Today's book is a delightful romp through the ways in which the electrical … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 11

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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One of my core beliefs is that if something is worth doing, it is worth doing right...the first time. As a result, I sometimes struggle with my self-imposed deadlines for having posts up, as I talked about in an earlier post. I'm not a believer in posting just for the … Continue reading High Quality

52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 10Ordering my Life

I - like many people - have a busy life. I work a full-time job while I'm working to build a consulting business from the ground up, and I try to be a good husband and father at the same time. Oh, and did I mention that we get possession of a new house in … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 10Ordering my Life

52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 9

I'm not sure that this post will do justice to this incredible book. It's not often that you stumble across a life-changing book like this one, especially when you order it off the internet instead of getting it from the bookstore. Frankly, I just thought that the title sounded interesting, so I added it to … Continue reading 52 Weeks, 52 Books – Book 9