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Wild Bill Hickok and My Great-Great-Grandfather

I love reading about the Old West. The years between roughly 1840 and 1890. Days of the expanding frontier, cattle drives, Native Americans, covered wagons and stagecoaches, outlaws, buffalos, the Gold Rush, gambling and saloons.  Not the dime store novels … Continue reading

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

I’ve just finished another audio book – The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. This one was by acclaimed author Tom Wolfe who also wrote The Bonfire of Vanities and  The Right Stuff.  It’s narrated by the award winning Luke Daniels and … Continue reading

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The Son by Philipp Meyer

I just finished another audio book: The Son by Philipp Meyer. It’s a New York Times bestselling epic of a Texas family starting off with a Comanche raid, taking 13 year old Eli McCullough captive. The story covers 4 generations … Continue reading

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Testimony

I just finished another audio book. This one is ‘Testimony’ by Robbie Robertson of The Band, who backed up Bob Dylan when he went electric. Robbie also had lots of success on his own after The Band. I gained a … 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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David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath, the latest book by Malcolm Gladwell is a fascinating read ( or listen – I did the audio book).  The subtitle of the book tells the real story for us: Underdogs, Misfits and The Art of Battling … Continue reading

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Apple AirPlay and Remote Speakers

I just figured out how to sit at my computer and play my music wirelessly to any set of speakers located in my house! I’ve been doing a lot of research lately on wireless speakers, network ready stereo receivers, AirPlay … Continue reading

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