Staying alert to life…

This morning I was reading the new book “Hiking With Nietzsche – On Becoming Who You Are,” and found this: “Nietzsche was, for most of his life, in search of the highest, routinely bent on mastering the physical and philosophical landscape. “Behold,” he gestures, “I teach you the Ubermensch.” This “Overman,” a superhuman ideal, a…

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This 118 year old book details how to make more money

I absolutely love books published decades ago. These books, which many people ignore, contain nuggets of gold. This gold is sitting there within the words on the pages. However, nobody is actually looking for it. Everyone today is more concerned about what’s on in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat. Or their buying the latest best…

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I find this to be very odd…

Last weekend, my wife and I were out of town at my youngest daughter’s volleyball tournament. While we were gone, my oldest daughter had a few of her new college friends over for a get together. (What we used to call “party” back in the day.) I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting these new…

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An UNshocking confession

I have a problem. I order too many books. I order so many books that my wife sent this to me: She found this somewhere and thought it would be funny to forward to me. The problem is she’s right. Right now as I’m typing this, I have six books next to me on my…

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How You Can Easily Read One Book a Week

I used to be a reading machine. I guess I still read a lot compared to most people; however, I don’t read nearly as much as I would like. I honestly believe my ability to focus for long periods of time has been compromised due to the overflow of information we receive on a daily…

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