Archive for the 'Books' Category


The Children’s Crusade

I could not put this book down, I turned out the lights at 3 AM two nights in a row. Then again, that’s not much later than my usual bedtime. So the way I discover books is by reading the reviews and then going to Amazon and checking the ratings. I’m only interested in that […]

Hausfrau

I’m an alienated person. I feel too much and I don’t fit in. I’m not sure when I recognized this. Probably sometime in elementary school. When I thought doing well would result in happiness, when I couldn’t handle being the most popular kid in class. And when you fall from the throne you end up […]

The Steve Jobs Book

“Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader” You are not Steve Jobs. If you’re reading this book for tips, to model yourself in his image, you’re making a big mistake. Because Steve Jobs was sui generis. And so are you. That’s one of the things wrong with America. The […]

A Spool Of Blue Thread

Life doesn’t unfold like you expect it to. Oh, I’m not talking about accidents so much as expectations. That’s right, people die before their time. You get sick and you never really recover. You don’t get into the school you want to… But you meet people who change your life. They take hold of your […]