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In Praise of Maintenance

Listen to In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast) on TuneIn. Freakonomics Podcast I listened to this last week. This may be the answer to our disposable society. If we maintain more and discard less, we might have a more sustainable environment. This is also about the wisdom of powerwashing your house annually instead of waiting for […]

July 20, 2018, Uncategorized
God’ll Cut You Down| A review

God’ll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, a Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi, by John Safran. When you saw the title, you may have thought, “Oh. Another one of those religious books Don likes.” You are not even close. This is less safe for […]

November 12, 2017, Audiobooks
The Power of Broke | A review

The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage, by Daymond John, is an ode to starting a business with little or no money. Beginning with his own life story, the author tells how having few resources can make you more resourceful and […]

November 12, 2017, Audiobooks
Trapped Under the Sea | A review

Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness, by Neil Swidey, is a heart breaking true story of the real cost of our ideals. Massachusetts Bay was practically an open sewer, but an ambitious projects is planned to save it. It’s expensive, and dangerous, as it […]

November 7, 2017, Audiobooks
Democracy, by Condoleezza Rice | A review

Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom, by Condoleezza Rice, was a thoughtful look at how democracy begins, stumbles, and staggers to success or failure. She looks at the beginnings of democracy throughout history in America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. And she does not leave out Iraq. I learned a lot about […]

November 6, 2017, Audiobooks