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My Book Philosophy: Reading Enjoyment is All About Your State of Mind

I’m currently reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by the recently deceased writer, Robert M. Pirsig. It’s a mind-blowing philosophical journey exploring classical vs romantic understanding. 1,207 more words

Books

Zen and the Art of Guitar Maintenance

It is the age old argument: does the gear make the player, or is tone all in the hands? It is, undoubtedly, a divisive issue. One that spreads across Facebook pages, guitar magazines and even into this blog. 1,454 more words

Guitars

Carnival of Quality Management Articles and Blogs - May 2017

Welcome to May, 2017 edition of Carnival of Quality Management Articles and Blogs.

We will commence our episode with a very different perspective of Quality. 1,196 more words

Blog Carnival

COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA & AROUND: ...IS NOT ITS STRANGENESS...

“(What makes this world so hard to see clearly is not its strangeness but its usualness). Familiarity can blind you too.”  ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values…

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Further On Up The Road

Author Robert M. Pirsig died last week, aged 88. I want to remember him by questioning his seminal work “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” and what it meant for me and my life. 355 more words

Motorcycle

In the News: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig

Like so many young people coming of age in the 1970’s this book was hugely influential to me. Thirty years later I learned it wasn’t just a relic of time and place when my 20-year-old nephew found his way to it and we bonded over the still perplexing issues the book takes on– clashing technological and spiritual worlds and cultural divides every bit as deep today as they were a generation ago. 130 more words

Books

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

For this year’s A to Z Blog challenge, I thought I’d draw back the curtain and explore the life and times of a bibliophile.  Care to join me? 217 more words

A To Z Challenge