2010 Reading Stats

I love first day of the new year.  I open all of my calendars and I have a lot of calendars.  I have a wall calendar (Vintage SF magazine art), two day-to-day calendars—one for my office (Get Fuzzy) and one for the kitchen (Pearls Before Swine), a leather-bound desk calendar for my office (The New Yorker Calendar), two small desk calendars for my closet—one for […]

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November 2010 Recommended Reading List

Even though I extol the virtues of electronic books, there’s still something to be said for going to the bookstore.  I picked up the Barrowcliffe below because it was on Powells Books (airport) recommended shelf.  I found half a dozen books in stores this week that I wouldn’t have seen otherwise. I read a lot in November, but much of it was newspapers and research […]

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Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Emergencies

Artwork donated by Pati Nagle. Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Emergencies I am writing this in a hotel room in Boise, Idaho.  I’m not really on a vacation, but I did sorta plan for this trip.  I knew I’d be away, planned projects I could do on the road, and brought a lot of electronic hardware with me.  I feel a bit odd traveling with laptop, Kindle, […]

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