By: Andrew Roberts Churchill is an excellent read; it does require a bit of patience to stay with it, but once you get about 50-75 pages in, the book is very entertaining and tells the story of a truly remarkable man. The early part of the book deals with the family dynamic and struggles between… Continue reading Book Review: Churchill Walking With Destiny
By Bob Woodward I have read both of the latest books by Bob Woodward, Fear, and Rage. Fear came out first, and it was pre-covid. I saw the main difference between both books; in Fear, Woodward's account of Trump's behavior and his management style was told to him by his staff and advisors. The book… Continue reading Book Review Two Books – Fear and Rage
By: Patrick Radden Keefe Say nothing is a great book and very informative. The author told a gripping story of the IRA, the UK, and the road to peace in the region. Something that can be complicated but written so well, it was easy to follow. I honestly thought it was only going to be… Continue reading Book Review – Say Nothing
I have made a conscious decision to remove all my social media accounts and will never engage in these platforms again. Some may find this odd or even question why so here is my reasoning. I'm not sure about the exact dates of the social media phenomenon but, I think it started around 2004 with… Continue reading Social Media, I’m Done
You know what is wrong in the world today, how we are so polarized on just about everything. You almost can't say a thing based on your opinion or belief without offending someone. It seems like in today's world, we are trying to cultivate an existence that we don't offend anybody, and as it turns… Continue reading Who Are We?
The book is an excellent read; it was also a free read with Amazon Prime. You would think from the title this would be very political, but it does not come off that way. The writer, Ronan Farrow, is a reasonably familiar name but I did not know he worked in the state department. The… Continue reading Book Review “The war on peace the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence – Ronan Farrow”
The "The Loudest Voice in the Room" by Gabriel Sherman was a fascinating book. I like books that deal with history or people and their accomplishments. I initially decided to read this book because of the Amazon show by the same name. The show was outstanding, but I want to get a bigger picture of… Continue reading Book Review – “The Loudest Voice In The Room”
Modern technology has produced many great things and some not so great, maybe not the technology but how it is used. I'm not too fond of the term social media, and Facebook is probably still the king in the social media field. The Facebook medium has both good and bad things that can be attributed… Continue reading Old Home Town Memories
What exactly is fake news? It tends to be a common theme in the last five or so years, but what does that mean? I can only assume, based on the context, it left-leaning (as called )news outlets that do not tell the truth to sway public opinion and how people vote. I decided to… Continue reading What Is Fake News
From March 1 to May 1, The start of the virus, we had 34,726 cases during the shutdown. From May 2 to May 25, we increased to 51,746 cases. On May 1, we started opening up the state and experienced an increase of 49%. The protests began on May 25. From May 26 to June… Continue reading How Do You Use Your Time?