Artisan Book Reviews

25 May 19
180 Days South

Making the most of our time left at the Chol Chol Foundation As we’re nearing a month left, Nick and I have revisited our master list of projects we’re hoping to finish by the time we leave the Foundation; the master list we created our first week here! Time goes too quickly! I swear a […]

24 May 19
The Artificial Intelligence Contagion

Many thanks to Paul Craig Roberts for this review ( Are You Ready for a Worse Dystopia than 1984? Paul Craig Roberts May 7, 2019 I have been lonely in my concern with the dire economic implications of robotics, but now Clarity Press has provided me with some company by publishing The Artificial Intelligence Contagion by David Barnhizer […]

24 May 19

Long weekend ahead. Which means either you will have more time for delighting in great reading or you will be busy with burgers and hotdogs on the grill. Either way, breathe deep, find some people you like, and enjoy the gifts we have been given. Four nuggets of good if you missed them earlier in […]

24 May 19
Free-Range Vegan

My “It’s Complicated” relationship with Miyoko Schinner’s Artisan Vegan Cheese has had me trolling Amazon for other cheesemaking partners. It’s not me, it’s you, Miyoko! Or maybe it’s me? In any case, I swiped right on This Cheese Is Nuts!: Delicious Vegan Cheese at Home by Julie Platt. The ad copy says the cheeses are […]

23 May 19
Rachel Eadie

Name: Rachel Eadie Exercise 1: Conciseness Assistant solid waste disposal director opposes the fee. President of the Michigan Avenue boat shop discovered the fire. Home of two female senior college students was pried open. 37 percent of weekly food-budgeted dollars are spent in restaurants. Company damaged by fire hopes to reopen next week. Rewriting Sentences  […]

23 May 19

As I was planning to visit nine exemplary hone gardens in the Santa Cruz area, in a tour organized by the UCSC Arboretum and Botanic Garden, I happened upon a popular garden magazine’s summary of ten current trends in residential garden design. Most of these trends related to indoor gardening and flower arranging, while eight […]

23 May 19
Longfellow Community Council

Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and enjoy nature! Upcoming & Ongoing Events Midtown Farmers Market 2019 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 8am Join Midtown Farmers Market at Moon Palace Books for the 2019 Market Season! Bringing Fresh Local Flavor to ALL in South Minneapolis, since 2003. Saturdays 8am-1pm May-October […]

23 May 19
Hammers And Papyrus

(Part Three of a three-part series entitled “Conservatism: A Critique”) In this third and final installment of “Conservatism: A Critique” we’ll explore several facets of the political ideology known as “Conservatism,” namely its origins, ideology, and the underlying, unspoken philosophy behind conservatism that drives its highly motivated and ever-passionate base. In part one, I discussed […]

23 May 19

Saratoga Research & Investment Management increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 3.74% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory registration with the SEC. Saratoga Research & Investment Management purchased 20,043 shares as the company's shares fell by 2.81% while the equity markets rallied. The institutional investor held 555,802 shares of the computer production company […]

23 May 19
Portobello Book Blog

I’m rounding off the blogtour for A Perfect Cornish Summer with my review today. Cornwall is a popular setting for books and it’s not surprising really. It’s such a beautiful part of the country and always seems to me to have a strong sense of community. I’ve only been once on holiday for a week […]

22 May 19
Back On The Block

We must not lose sight of what economic policy is all about: allowing people to lead dignified lives By Gene Sperling | Democracy Journal | Spring 2019 For all the things we find time for in the ongoing economic policy debates I have seen or been part of over the last 30 years, there seems […]

22 May 19
The Muslim Times

Christian History • Christianity • Jesus (as) Launching a New Global Research Initiative on Jesus in India 30th March 2019 By Navida Sayed, Arif Khan, Dr Bilal Tahir & Professor Amtul Razzaq Carmichael The Review of Religions is pleased to announce the launch of a new research initiative, under the guidance of His Holiness, Hazrat […]

21 May 19
The Cozy Pages

Today I’m participating in First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, hosted by Vicki at I’d Rather Be At The Beach, in which bloggers share a bit about a book they’re reading or planning to read soon.  Feel free to join in by posting your own book intro, linking back to Vicki’s page and joining the FCFPT linky. […]

20 May 19
Life with Ellie

*the products shown in this blog post were sent for review and advertisement purposes. This blog post is in collaboration with Blossoming Gifts, however all opinions are my own.  If you’re struggling for Father’s Day gift ideas, food is always a good idea and whether your dad is gluten free or not, this hamper from […]

20 May 19
Tendance Coatesy

A Socialist Critique of Laclau and Mouffe, from Discourse to Populism. “Enfants, enfants, je vous le dis: montez sur une montagne, pourvu qu’elle soit assez haute, regardez aux quatre vents, vous ne verrez qu’enemies.” Children, children, I say this to you, climb a mountain, providing that it’s high enough, look in all directions, and you […]

19 May 19

Rich Isaacson, seen in his backyard in Pentagon City, Va., wrote his thesis on gravitational waves and says he always thought their existence would be proved sometime during his career. But he didn’t realize that trying to see them would become his career. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ryan Kellman/NPR Imagine spending 40 years…