Clearing The Plains

I had anticipated reading this new history book for awhile; it’s about John A. MacDonald (whom some people actually consider to be the first Prime Minister) starving prairie aboriginals out of existence so (white) settlers could move in. Honestly, what an academic read! I am, alas, not really an academic and like your old pal …

No News Is Good News: THE GREAT BRIDGE

So, I read this incredible book. It moved me deeply; I think it may be the very best, most incredible, most successful parent-child story I’ve ever read or heard, and if you doubt that a 11,090-page book about a bridge can be a suspenseful, tear-filled, page-turning, and Truth-illuminating epic saga about the best and worst …

IT’S OUR PARTIES; I’LL CRY IF I WANT TO

I hate politics. I ponder quite often trying to write a non-fiction book on the topic. I personally happen to think that the United States is the best overall governance system, on paper; the way the three branches juggle each other is almost as WOW-inducing of a design as the human thumb. It’s as good …