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Scarcity - the true cost of not having enough

Every so often I pick up a book that gives me a new perspective and I want to dive quickly into learning as much as possible. 1,070 more words


A glimpse of the future - the Circle

The Circle is the biggest and best ever social media company. It comes after facebook and twitter and swallows up all previous versions of social networking – this book is about that future. 428 more words


Can evolution explain human nature?

I’ve just read a fascinating book that has put the whole question of human nature into an evolutionary perspective. David Sloan Wilson’s view of the world is that evolution operates at every layer in human existence, our cellular level, us as individuals, the way our brains work, the group processes that we have constructed to make groups work and culture – including religion. 2,248 more words


Oceanaire, a novel (2015 distribution updates)

Paperback:   LULU —-  AMAZON —-  B&N —– etc.

eBook:   Now available as Apple iBook and Kindle  14 more words


Confessions of a Horizontal Organizer

or, the domino effect in action.

A couple of years ago, my wife and I replaced our antique brass bed with a new bed. That led to a minor redecorating of our bedroom, which led to a major effort to simplify life in our house. 574 more words


Making Dough

It’s National Doughnut Day – I’ve got to write about Krispy Kreme, the most wonderful doughnut in the world, especially when it comes right off the line when the Hot Light is on and they hand you one on a wooden stick and it just melts in your mouth, and oh by the way Krispy Kreme started in Winston-Salem North Carolina so I have to support local business and… 254 more words


"Make it Stick" - Peter Brown

Lately, I’ve become obsessed with learning about learning. I realize this should be an intuitive process by now, but apparently not to me. I hit a snag while working on my designation, consisting of an overload of information and the sheer inability to keep up. 409 more words