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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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Born A Crime

I’ve read or listened to so many great books this year. I just finished this audio book, written and narrated by comedian and talk show host Trevor Noah. Its about his life growing up in Apartheid South Africa. Its well … 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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Solaro Winery

    On a recent trip to central Texas, Patty and I visited Solaro Estate Winery and Vineyard located in Driftwood. After parking the car, we saw these folks sitting at a table outside the tasting room.  I couldn’t resist asking … Continue reading

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Freud’s Last Session

I certainly am not qualified to write a critical review of any play or stage production, but I do know what I like and I do recognize excellence when I see it.  Last night, Patty and I went to the … Continue reading

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