Review: The Ancient Tripod of Peace

Why am I reviewing a young adult mystery here? Well, it’s about an ancient artifact and modern-day code breakers. How could I not want to read this?? This is my second recent review here and I hope to do more. See the end of this post for details about my review policy.   My ReviewContinue reading “Review: The Ancient Tripod of Peace”

Remember My Name

Do you want to be famous? Why? The idea of strangers knowing who I am and caring about what I do holds no appeal for me, but of course individual tastes do vary. If you crave your ten minutes of fame, or ten years of it, I wish you well. There is one thing IContinue reading “Remember My Name”

My Eye-opening Second Reason for Writing

Over the past few years I’ve learned what it would take to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. I’ve studied supply lists for crossing the Pacific as a single sailor. I’ve wrapped my arms around high-frequency trading, come to understand the damage caused by oil exploration in the Niger Delta, and learned the history ofContinue reading “My Eye-opening Second Reason for Writing”