Category: Books


Crafty Copenhagen

This is the story that got me to buy this book. It’s been totally worth getting to this point. Should be required reading for the Dallas City Council.


Back to Books

For me 2011 was, let’s say “difficult”. I had a lot on my plate: work, parenting, separation, divorce, an impending layoff, a new job, 2 moves, and learning how to date again. Keeping up with my still-growing reading list was not much of a priority. Now that I’m settled in...


Two Sad Realizations

I just coded a page where you can see my reading year-by-year, which can be found here. After I was finished, admiring my coding work, I noticed two things that made me a little sad. Last year I read 36 books, a number that I’m really proud of. But I...



When I started this project I decided that if I decided I didn’t like a book and couldn’t read any more, I wouldn’t. These are the books I abandoned this year: Moneyball Michael Lewis’ “behind the scenes” look at the front office of the Oakland A’s was intriguing, but I...


Writing Reviews is Hard

Last week I posted review number 19 of 2010. Last night I finished book number 27. There’s a small gap, and the main problem is that writing reviews is hard. I enjoy the process of thinking through the book, discussing it with others who have and haven’t read it, and...

Book Winners 0

Book Winners

It was a hectic week and weekend, and I’m finally able to announce the winners of the two copies of The Making and Unmaking of Technological Society. Chosen at random from the comments here, likes on the Facebook page, and tweets with the hashtag: Robin (a facebook entry), and Karen...