My Haul: A Short Reading List.

My Haul: A Short Reading List.

An Estate Sale Today I went to an Estate Sale in Mendham, NJ. The house was set back from the street, which was a sometimes one-lane road in the middle of the countryside. It...

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Overview of Blinkist I’ve been using Blinkist for well over a year now and am quite happy with it. There are free accounts (one Blink available to read each day selected by Blinkist) but...

jpegMini: One Simple Step to a Faster Website

jpegMini: One Simple Step to a Faster Website

TLDR; If you have a website, you should be using jpegMini. It is an amazing tool that decreases the size of (JPEG) image files without decreasing the visual quality of the images. Why Does the Size...

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

I believe that childhood trauma has a significant and formative impact on who we become as adults. The impact can be mitigated by a supportive community during and following the trauma, but such support...

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso is part of Faithlife, formerly known as Logos Bible Software. It provides e-books focused on general rather than professional/academic audiences. I occasionally browse the site to see if there are any deals worth...

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Strange After watching The Perfect Storm I became a commercial fishing deckhand in Alaska for a summer. After watching some episodes of Fringe (see also Amazon) and Altered States (see also Amazon) I decided I wanted to experience a sensory deprivation chamber. What...

A List of Lists of Books Recommended by Famous (and Somewhat Famous) People

A List of Lists of Books Recommended by Famous (and Somewhat Famous) People

Introduction In 2011 I wrote a list of lists of books and it has remained a perennial favorite till the present. I figured it was time to revisit the list. The revamped list has expanded...