Adventure: Salomon SpeedCross 3

I’ve posted this route many times before, but this was the first time I ran the entire first half, 3.5 miles of steep ups and downs. Now, I actually COULD have run the entire thing, but the return trip is … Read More

Creative: The Isthmus, Andrew Kaufman

Ya, so how about an audio book review? Hey, funny you should ask for that. Here’s one. “The Isthmus, A New Path Between the Seas,” is an Andrew Kaufman opus in regard to Panama, the canal, the canal expansion and … Read More

Read: Bad Country

I read a wide variety of publication. Fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel, comic book, pamphlet and even auto mags when I’m waiting for my tires to get rotated. Sometimes I just want a good story. Something that sucks me in and … Read More

Read: Quiet

I actually finished this book while in the middle of a party with at least 300 people. I sat on a chair and read. “You can do that?” someone asked. “Yep.” Susan Cain brings us this book, “Quiet, The Power … Read More

Read: Data and Goliath

This just happened. Oops. If you read this book I want you to focus on the pickle. It’s a book about big data, surveillance and freedom vs convenience, but I want you thinking like this book is one of those … Read More

Read: First Stop in the New World

I have to admit, my view of Mexico City was similar to author David Lida’s when he made his first trip. “Ah, Mexico City…crime, pollution, kidnappings, etc.” And after reading this book, yes, true to some degree, but perhaps not … Read More

Read: Fuji x100T First Frames

Film is dead. Just kidding. First heard this in a parking lot in Los Angeles in 1997. It wasn’t true then, and it certainly isn’t true now, but this was the idea when the technology took over the professional industry. … Read More

Read: Amexica by Ed Vulliamy

I remember my first trip to the border. Had to be around 1984. Nuevo Laredo with my brother. We pointed my old Landcruiser south and drove until the signs forced us to stop. “Little kids are going to try to … Read More