Reviews

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Atomic Habits by James Clear

#1 New York Best Seller James Clear, raised in Hamilton, Ohio, is an American writer best known for his published book Atomic Habits on October 16th, 2018. I thought this book was inspiring for developing great (atomic habits) and is very helpful if you want to avoid...

Newark Station: Adult Playground

Newark Station: Adult Playground

I met a dear friend to catch up over lunch on a recent Wednesday afternoon at Newark Station located at 325 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.  A long ramp with outdoor seating available for use (the gliders were my favorite) leads the way to the main entrance of the...

Theophrastus’s Enquiry Into Plants

Theophrastus’s Enquiry Into Plants

Born on the Greek island of Lesbos around 372 BCE, Theophrastus would become the “Father of Botany”. Theophrastus before becoming a highly known figure and teacher in the philosophy of plant science was a humble student under Plato and later Aristotle and after...

DEF – Discipline Equals Freedom

DEF – Discipline Equals Freedom

Discipline = Freedom (Field Manual MK1-MOD1 Expanded Edition is written by Jock Willink, an American author, podcaster, and retired United States Navy officer who served the Navy Seals and is a former member of SEAL Team 3. Included in the operation were Leif Babin,...

Stolen Serenity by Doug Waller

Stolen Serenity by Doug Waller

“Tree knocking”, loud grunts and yelps, extra-large footprints, watchers in the woods, peeping Tom behaviors, discovering stick structures along forest paths, seven-to-ten foot long haired (and extra hairy at that) creatures with varied shades of reddish brown, black,...

Blade Runner & Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner & Blade Runner 2049

BLADE RUNNER (1982) and BLADE RUNNER 2049 (2017) are both visually powerful and unique sci-fi noir films, but I personally find the visuals in the original film to be stunning!  This is surprising to me, as we have far more advanced technology and computer programming...

Godzilla Minus One Minus Color

Godzilla Minus One Minus Color

The 2023 Japanese film, GODZILLA MINUS ONE is one of the best films of the year. In fact, I think it was the best film of the year! The movie is full of heart, depth, history, and for the first time, due to the perspective of authentic cinematography, I really...

How Churchill Saved Civilization

How Churchill Saved Civilization

How Churchill Saved Civilization by John Harte “The Epic Story of 13 Years That Almost Destroyed The Civilized World” It has been over 78 years since World War II ended. This book is a good read; How Churchill Saved Civilization gives an account of Winston Churchill...