Category Archives: Books

Immigrants

Tuesday, I observed but yesterday, I taught my first class of ESL (English as a Second Language) to a group of LEGAL aliens who are desperate to learn our language. Husbands, wives, men and women from all walks of life: … Continue reading

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Psalm 8

Last night in our Men’s Bible Study, we continued the Tony Evans DVD series called Kingdom Man.  I followed that up with today’s workbook assignment by reading Psalm 8 which I copied below from http://www.biblegateway.com : Psalm 8[a] For the … Continue reading

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Hardcore History

Dan Carlin’s “Hardcore History” is an absolute must for any history lover. I’m just finishing up 5 podcasts (over 15 hours!) on World War 1 titled Blueprint for Armageddon. I did the series on Genghis Khan too. They’re free on … Continue reading

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Lone Survivor

I couldn’t put the book down.  Actually, I read it all in one day which I rarely can do.  They’ve made a movie of it, but read the book first.  It’s an intense story of the Navy SEAL team dropped … Continue reading

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Who I Am

During my road trip in July 2014, I listened to quite an interesting autobiography about Pete Townshend of  The Who rock band.  I downloaded the audio book version of  Who I Am from my local library ( free!). Growing up … Continue reading

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The Paris Wife

I thoroughly enjoyed The Paris Wife, a historical novel about Hadley, Earnest Hemmingway’s first wife. Author Paula McLain carefully captures the era, the lives and the emotions of Hadley, Earnest and the others. Popping up in the book are glimpses … Continue reading

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Amanda Knox

I finished the audiobook Waiting To Be Heard by Amanda Knox, the gal who spent 4 years in an Italian jail, wrongly accused of killing her roommate. I’ve been contemplating how we go about making good or bad decisions in … Continue reading

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