Category Archives: Other Writing

Over time, I’ve written about various topics, this is the place where the writing the doesn’t fit into the other three main subjects will go.

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Summer Reading 2014

Summer went from June 21 to September 21, which was about 13 weeks. During that time, I read or listened to 19 books, which makes almost a book-and-a-half a week. Not a bad reading season. Some great ones too, this … Continue reading

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Spring Reading 2014

Spring in 2014 went from 20 March – 20 June. In that 12 weeks, I read and/or listened to 16 books. A productive season. My favorite books of the Spring were my re-reading of Death Comes to the Archbishop, The … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Since April 2013 (with a month away due to a neck injury) I have been practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) at Street Sports in Santa Monica. I came into the school out-of-shape and ready to learn, and so far I am … Continue reading

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Winter Reading 2014

Winter 2014 runs from December 21st to March 19th, just short of 12 weeks. It’s about 4 weeks in and I’ve read seven books so far. With the exception of Resonate and Fool’s Gold, it has thus far been an … Continue reading

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Top 3 Presentation Tips (That Aren’t Content-Related)

Some would say that “Content is King” and everything else plays second-fiddle when delivering presentations. I vehemently disagree. As a person with plenty of public speaking experience (I’m a former President of a Toastmaster’s Club), who has seen many great … Continue reading

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Fall Reading 2013

Below are the twelve (or so) books I am looking to read in the twelve and a half weeks between September 22nd – December 20th. It’s going to be approximately a book a week, but I think I can manage … Continue reading

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Summer Reading 2013

            I’ve usually posted reading lists days to months after the season, but this summer, it’s time for a change. As mentioned in the Spring 2013 list, “I’ve put together a list of 13 books … Continue reading

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Spring Reading 2013

Spring went from March 20th to June 20th this year, which amounts to about 13 weeks. During that time I read 8 books, a much smaller quantity then usual partially because I wasn’t listening to audiobooks in lieu of several … Continue reading

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Winter Reading 2013

Winter 2013 began on Saturday, December 21 and ended on Wednesday, March 19. During that time I read 12 books, which equals just under one book a week, about half a book lower than my average. It was a good … Continue reading

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Fall Reading 2012

Fall 2012 went from September 22 to December 20, 2012, during that time I feel like I made up for a somewhat lackluster reading period during the summer, where I read some really fine and memorable books like Bradbury’s Martian … Continue reading

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