Category Archives: Books

Big Band Book System ~ Take 4.5

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. ~ Paul Hawken Today I was spending another two hours putting the solo tenor … Continue reading

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Project du Jour: Little Free Libraries

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” ~ Frank Zappa Recently a friend of mine reminded me of the Little Free Libraries. Lauren is building her first house and … Continue reading

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J.D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, as well as his reclusive nature. His last original published work was in 1965; he gave his last interview in 1980. Raised … Continue reading

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The Hut Beneath the Pine: Tea Poems

After two 20-year careers and now on my third, I thought I’d share a little Daniel Skach-Mills prose on the subject. It really struck a vibe with me. “The human world teaches peoplehow to compete, get noticed,succeed. Here in my … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

You see things vacationing on a motorcycle in a way that is completely different from any other. In a car you’re always in a compartment, and because you’re used to it, you don’t realize that through that car window everything … Continue reading

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Packing Tips and Tricks

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” ~ Albert Einstein I penned the Downsizing post last week, but thought I’d add some hard won, best in class ideas for your consideration. If you … Continue reading

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