The Gods of Gotham - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading I have always been a huge fan of Gangs of New York so this book's setting intrigued me from the beginning. Murder mysteries typically make for a fun read; I like solving puzzles. My Favorite Part The imagery of New York in the 1860s is…

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All the Light We Cannot See - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading Pulitzer Prize-winning books will always attract attention, and this one is no exception. I've had this book on my reading list for a few months now and our book club chose it for the month of May. My Favorite Part I liked Werner, but Marie-Laure…

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Good Omens - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading Having never read Gaiman or Pratchett, I was intrigued. I was told it would be funny and I wasn't let down. My Favorite Part The entire book was funny, and I enjoy funny books. The most memorable part for me was the introduction of a…

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Defending Jacob - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading I had never heard of this book, my girlfriend's mom picked it out for us to read. I'm not a big fan of books with moral quandaries, I prefer to be whisked away somewhere exciting and/or thrilling. My Favorite Part Between the 3 books…

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The Martian - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading I've become a big fan of sci-fi lately. 90% of the books I have read in the last 2 years have been related to science fiction in some way. Another topic I enjoy is space. Space is exciting, scary, unknown. Combine those things, and you…

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Gone Girl - A Book Review (Spoiler-free!)

Thoughts Before I Started Reading I had heard about this book for a year or two. I heard that it was intense, that the ending wasn't ideal. After hearing so many people mention it, I still never read it. It was on my list, but I kept skipping over it.…

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Books

I like to read. It allows me to learn things, it's relaxing, and every now and then I just need some peace and quiet. The problem is, I don't read enough. I have a hard time staying focused and a pretty busy schedule. I know that last part is no…

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The Tale of Harvey, Chapter 1

Those Pesky Ears We have a dog. His name is Harvey. Harvey is a good dog, but he has issues with his ears. This is the story about those pesky ears. On a typical day, Harvey is running around the house making a mess, peeing on things (we're working on…

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My Data Privacy Twitter Rant

Roughly 230 people follow me on Twitter. Those people just read (or will soon) a mini rant regarding data privacy. I feel quite strongly about data privacy, and it frustrates me to see and hear people say they're being "violated" by companies that use their data. You gave them that…

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Going Paleo

Starting tomorrow (November 1st), we'll be switching to a Paleo diet. We've both done a good bit of research and I have learned that "diet" might not actually be the correct term. From what I've gathered, Paleo isn't just a diet that you use to lose weight. It's a mindset…

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