Montaigne on Cannibalism

My more literate friends think that I am insane for reading all (or at least large portions) of the works of important authors, instead of just the highlights. My point is that it is important to read authors more completely to understand the context in which the highlights are couched. Often I've come across an… Continue reading Montaigne on Cannibalism

Book Review: Remembering Lauren

Mysteries are a wonderful escape from the world. Life is so complex that our everyday problems rarely resolve themselves as neatly as they do in fiction. That charm should not be underestimated. Remembering Lauren is the first novel by police officer turned author Misha Jordan. The story features Nikki Freeman, a vet tech trying to… Continue reading Book Review: Remembering Lauren

Book Review: Dinosaur Empire

I'm not sure if anyone else has noticed the tectonic shift in paleontology over the past 6 years, but since our son came along I have visited more Natural History museums and watched more dinosaur programs than I ever expected. The changes have come so quickly that even Dinosaur Train has had trouble keeping up.… Continue reading Book Review: Dinosaur Empire