Monthly Archives: February 2012


The quantum moment: Notes from Wayne Dyer’s The Shift

Spiritual experiences I will be adding more to this post. I'll also include more content about this semi-controversial subject here on this personal blog, instead of keeping my most heartfelt spiritual writings separate and written mostly under pseudonym. Aside: I now fully realize and accept that I've been wrong to compartmentalize my spiritual writings in [...]

By | February 18th, 2012|Spirituality|2 Comments

Another pet peeve: Excessive automatic Facebook updates

I joined Pinterest yesterday after reading about its exploding popularity in the social media universe. I had requested to join a couple of days ago, but was not extended the privilege of membership until being invited from an existing member (Thank you, Kelly). Kelly’s extension of that invitation came with a caveat: "Pinterest is tied [...]

By | February 9th, 2012|Social media|0 Comments

Where the United States gets its oil

Today I heard a statistic to the effect that the United States imports only about 10% of its oil from Arab countries -- or was that the Middle East?? The Middle East and Arab countries are two completely different things. It looks like the United States imports from 17 to 19% of its oil from [...]

By | February 5th, 2012|News commentary|0 Comments

Time Power: Self development audiobook by Brian Tracy

Time Power: A Proven System for Getting More Done in Less Time Than You Ever Thought Possible is the latest addition to my collection of helpful, positive audiobooks. I used to listen to Brian Tracy often when I lived in Atlanta, GA in the early 2000s, but have not listened to any of his material [...]

By | February 2nd, 2012|Books, reading|0 Comments

Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill (1937)

Think and Grow Rich is a classic, timeless, critically acclaimed personal development book written by Napoleon Hill in 1937; it was inspired by Andrew Carnegie, the highly successful Scottish-American businessman. Although the title implies that the book deals primarily with how to achieve financial wealth, Napoleon Hill explains that the philosophy taught in Think and [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Books, reading|0 Comments