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THE TIME FOR ACTION! Political Robocalls

Trust Me! You will NOT get my vote with a Robocall, Three times per day. That shouts in my ear “THIS is —— —–, IT’S TIME FOR ACTION!”…….etc……. Who gave you my phone number anyway? Is a record being kept of home many times…

Book Review: The Shell Collector, by Anthony Doerr

The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I wrote my initial notes on this book, I was only half-way through and thought that I had already read the best of the author’s short stories within the first 120…

Never Go Back: Jack Reacher #18, by Lee Child – A Book Review

Never Go Back by Lee Child My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed this Jack Reacher book with its twists of plot and the fact that author LeeChild has created a co-protagonist for Jack in Major Susan Turner, new CO of the 110th…

BUZZ: The Nature and Necessity of Bees! by Thor Hanson – A Book Review

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees by Thor Hanson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed how author Hanson mixed hard factual science and knowledge of the Bee world together in a well-organized book for laypersons and members of the science community…

Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor NoahMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Trevor Noah has produced an amazing book covering his youthful memories of growing up under apartheid in The Republic of South Africa. His stories are at times…

The Sixth Man by David Baldacci, a Book Review

The Sixth Man by David Baldacci My rating: 4 of 5 stars At what point will the computer world and fast-moving information world outpace the ability of humans to deal with the input to make logical governmental decisions. The world of computers has gotten…

Modern Parallelism with President Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment

As I read over my latest “The Week” magazine, I note on p. 11, Oct. 25, 2019 edition, an article entitled “The impeachment of Andrew Johnson.” What an interesting recounting of the history of one of our presidents who was impeached and then not…

Photo Tour of Curacao: 2019

The off seasons of October/November and April/May are fabulous times of the year to visit the Caribbean and do a bit of scuba diving with your friends. Given all of the choices of thousands of islands, my wife and I continue to return to…

U.S. National Orienteering Championships – 2019

Talk about a “Happening”! The 2019 USA National Orienteering Championships, http://www.us.orienteering.org/orienteers/on-foot/results , hosted by the Bay Area Orienteering Club, http://baoc.org/wiki/Schedule/2019/US_Nationals , of the San Francisco, California area, was attended by over 200 persons featured the USA National Competitions in over 20 age and ranking…

Book Review: The Stone Monkey by Jeffery Deaver

The Stone Monkey by Jeffery Deaver My rating: 4 of 5 stars Author Jeffery Deaver is an amazing storyteller. The topic of illegal immigration right on the tip of everyone’s tongue and certainly the smuggling of Chinese to work in our sweatshops has a…

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