Things to be Grateful For 4/12 – 4/18

Last week, I added a section to a blog post I made where I listed a few things I should be grateful for in the previous week. It seemed like a pretty good exercise, given the situation. I think it’s something I’m going to try to continue on a regular basis with once a weekContinue reading “Things to be Grateful For 4/12 – 4/18”

Book Review: Soul of the Fire, by Terry Goodkind

I enjoyed the exercise in world building that this book seems to represent. The author laid out the history of Anderith and then used that foundation to give us a story about political intrigue and domination. I also enjoyed how things played out at the end, though I’m not sure it made much sense. The commonContinue reading “Book Review: Soul of the Fire, by Terry Goodkind”

Trick Jumps in Grand Theft Auto V

I meant to spend most of my break between semesters catching up on reading like I did last year, but we’re about a week out from the first day of class and I’ve only read through some volumes of the comic book series Grimm Fairy Tales. It’s not bad, but it’s also not the intellectuallyContinue reading “Trick Jumps in Grand Theft Auto V”

The ABCs of Children’s Books Exhibit at the New York Public Library – 42nd Street/5th Ave

On the 6th of this month, my wife and I met up with friends of ours to check out an exhibit on children’s books at the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. I love going to that library! Right now, it’s just a reference library, meaning you can’t check any books out to takeContinue reading “The ABCs of Children’s Books Exhibit at the New York Public Library – 42nd Street/5th Ave”

Why I Love My Kindle, And Why I Don’t

Last year in October, I was given a Kindle 3 by my aunt in return for doing what turned out to be a LOT of yard work.  Well, a lot more than I expected anyway.  It’d been quite a few years since I’d lived anywhere that required yard work, so I wasn’t able to judgeContinue reading “Why I Love My Kindle, And Why I Don’t”