Final update of the season. Continue reading Lady Mules Softball, through 5-9-22
Today is Sarah and I’s fourth anniversary of our wedding. Four years won’t seem long to a lot of people, but to someone who had convinced himself that day would never come, he wasn’t worthy anyway, or even believe in the concept, I’m all for celebrating each day now, no matter if they are the first, the 1460th or the whatever. I’ve long struggled with self-doubt and feeling worthy of most things, covered up nicely with a hefty dose of false bravado and easy-goingness. I’m still pretty sure she deserves better, but I’ll be damned if I’m not trying to … Continue reading Our Fourth Anniversary
Let’s be honest here. Most of us do drugs. Well, one drug specifically–caffeine. Caffeine has been used regularly for centuries now, and Michael Pollan decided it was time to take a look at the history and try to explore some of the ramifications of our developed addiction to those little plants–coffee and tea. Pollan is most notably known for The Omnivore’s Dilemma and Cooked, the latter of which still sits on my coffee table in my stack of books to get to. Caffeine was a shorter Audible recording, focused solely on one aspect of our diets that has played a … Continue reading Book Nook: Caffeine, by Michael Pollan
Extreme Ownership: How US Navy Seals Lead and Win is, wait for it, a book by two Navy Seals on leadership, released back in 2015. They have published more since, but this was the New York Times bestseller that put … Continue reading Book Nook: Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
i wrote part one of this travel log back on April 17. The plan was to write part 2 here when I got home a couple of days later. Two jobs and decent weather for spring sports had other ideas. … Continue reading I Saw Miles Of Texas, Pt. 2.
Based on Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel series by the same name, this is an audiobook performance of the story of Morpheus, the dream king of the DC world. And it is a performance, not a reading. The Sandman is a full-on production, led by James McAvoy as the titular Morpheus. This was Part I of a series. Part I covers the accidental capture of Lord Morpheus centuries ago, and follows the ramifications of that event, both in the real world and in the dream world where he once reigned and desperately needs to again. The actual story jumps around quite … Continue reading Book Nook: The Sandman Part I, by Neil Gaiman