Friday Review: (Audiobook) Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton

Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton My rating: 3 of 5 stars (Audiobook) In Giving, Bill Clinton gives us a broad overview of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profit groups that are organized around a specific common interest. The book covers NGOs at every level: large international groups, national groups, and … Continue reading Friday Review: (Audiobook) Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton

Wednesday Wanderings:

For the book lovers out there, here are 15 lovely comics about the joys of books: Book Comics In case you are confused about what modern country music is and all the meaning behind it, this here fella can tell ya all about it. (Warning for language and sexual references): Country Music Explained Here's an … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings:

Monday Musings: Away, and Home Again

Saturday was the 25th annual Connecticut State Chili Cook Off. As has been the case in the past few years, the BaldMan and I were Chief Judge and Scorekeeper. This is always a good time and this year was even more so, since two long time cooks, past Chief Judge and Scorekeeper, former NY state … Continue reading Monday Musings: Away, and Home Again

Monday Musings: A Nip in the Air, Vacation’s Over, and Football

It has been cooler here in the Northeast lately. I can't say I am not enjoying it. I am not a fan of extreme weather. I don't like really hot or really cold. This beginning of Fall cooling from the heat of summer has felt good. I have had windows open and the AC has … Continue reading Monday Musings: A Nip in the Air, Vacation’s Over, and Football

Tuesday Thoughts: The Beat Goes On

For some, this weekend is the end of Summer. Even though Fall doesn't officially start until later this month, this was the last Summer holiday weekend and the kids are either back in school or heading back in the next few days. So, in practical terms, it does mean the end of long, lazy days … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: The Beat Goes On

Friday Review: The 13th Apostle by Raina Smith

The 13th Apostle by Raina Smith My rating: 2 of 5 stars Speculation about a thirteenth apostle has been around since, well, the apostles. Most biblical scholars call Matthais, chosen to replace the traitor, Judas, the thirteenth apostle. But stories of a thirteenth who existed alongside the original twelve still persist. The author takes that … Continue reading Friday Review: The 13th Apostle by Raina Smith