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Watching the Detective

A review of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short

by Rodney Turner

I must admit that, as a fan of the Dirk Gently books, there was a little trepidation going into this series. 344 more words

Articles And Opinion

Burning Man 2016 and Announcements

First order of business, Happy Burning Man to those brave souls making the journey.  I’ve been interested in making it to a burner event, even one of the smaller regional ones, but it hasn’t been in the cards for me.   357 more words


The end is in sight!

My Trillian scarf has been going pretty well. The other day I weighed the ball of yarn, and it was around 42 grams. Now, with this pattern, you’re supposed to knit until you have 7 grams left. 77 more words

The Beatles, Beethoven and Me

Well early in the morning
I’m a giving you a warning
Don’t you step on my blue suede shoes
Hey diddle diddle
I’ll play my fiddle…

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Personal Development

Summer Reading (Update)

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ― Douglas Adams

Ah, how appropriate the above quote is. 251 more words


Book Review: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

My Rating – If You Are Looking for Something

Level – Quick, easy read

Arthur Dent is trying to stop bulldozers from demolishing his house when his friend Ford Perfect stops by and convinces him to go to the pub instead. 292 more words

Book Review

Backyard Lessons from a Novice Homeowner

Having recently entered the level of adulting known as “Homeowner,” the past few months have taught me more than I thought possible about measuring responsibility and achievement, and added an entirely new category to my ideas of “productivity” and “busy-ness.” Always a student of life, I have gratefully, and sometimes grudgingly, accepted the many lessons I have encountered. 447 more words