Time Life Books – The Great Chiefs

I’ve just finished another book in the Time Life series on the Old West. I found them at an estate sale and bought three of them as I remembered them from the ’80s. I wish I would have bought the entire set because these books are fantastic. I am fascinated when I think of the…… Continue reading Time Life Books – The Great Chiefs

Montaillou – Life in a Medieval Village

I just finished Montaillou by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie.  This took me over half a year to finish not because it wasn’t great, but because I have two young boys and thus free time is non-existent. I learned of this book in a Reddit post and quickly bought it as it is right up my…… Continue reading Montaillou – Life in a Medieval Village

The Tao of Pooh

After all, every New Year many of us take a moment to re-evaluate our lives and perhaps we even set a few resolutions. However, after that first workday hits, we jump back into the same old routines and our New Years ideas quickly fade away.

Perhaps it is not just a few resolutions we need to make or things that we will “do,” but maybe we should all work on ourselves? By that, I mean how we think, training our minds to be more positive and see the joy that simply being alive and spending time with others can bring?