“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens

March 23, 2017 2017 Reading List 0

Dickens is among my very favorite authors. While his stories are indeed outstanding, the language by which he tells them is what captivates me. The well known opener, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins this most excellent literary prose of genius. The political relevance of this book could… Read more

“True Christian” Rant

February 24, 2017 Thoughts 0

A while back, I read a book on millennials titled “the millennials – Connecting to America’s Largest Generation”. At the time, I offered a fairly unimpressed review of the book’s statistically driven conclusions. As I have reflected on last year’s readings, one passage from this book has continued to bothered me.

Quotes from “The Power of the Other” by Dr. Henry Cloud

September 27, 2016 2016 Reading List Quotes Reviews What I'm Reading 0

I don’t have a whole lot to say abou this book in the form of a review. It was basically common sense with a few decent analogies. There was one paragraph in the book that made me wonder if this is how others see me: It could be a boss, a board member, a customer,… Read more

“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck

September 18, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

Not a lot to say about this one. A morose novel consisting of tragic stories. Amazing how similar the themes of John Steinbeck’s 1939 Depression Era stories align with headlining news of today.

“Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens

August 7, 2016 2016 Reading List Reviews What I'm Reading 0

I have taken a break from my normal cycle of 4 educational books followed by 1 enjoyment reading and repeat. I found that I was no longer enjoying my reading time as much as I have throughout my adult life. After much consideration, it came to me that the lack of time for implementation of… Read more