Category: learning

Stay Informed: Why College Tuition Has Increased So Much

Stay Informed: Why College Tuition Has Increased So Much

A topic which has garnered significant attention in recent years – and especially during the presidential campaigns – is the significant increases in college tuition and the consequent backbreaking increases in student debt. Doug...

My Haul: A Short Reading List.

My Haul: A Short Reading List.

An Estate Sale Today I went to an Estate Sale in Mendham, NJ. The house was set back from the street, which was a sometimes one-lane road in the middle of the countryside. It...

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Blinkist: Staying Current in a Break-Neck World

Overview of Blinkist I’ve been using Blinkist for well over a year now and am quite happy with it. There are free accounts (one Blink available to read each day selected by Blinkist) but...

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

I believe that childhood trauma has a significant and formative impact on who we become as adults. The impact can be mitigated by a supportive community during and following the trauma, but such support...

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Strange After watching The Perfect Storm I became a commercial fishing deckhand in Alaska for a summer. After watching some episodes of Fringe (see also Amazon) and Altered States (see also Amazon) I decided I wanted to experience a sensory deprivation chamber. What...

50 Psychology Classics

50 Psychology Classics

I just finished Tom Butler-Bowdon’s 50 Psychology Classics which summarizes fifty of the most important books written on psychology. Tom is an amazing guy who has written multiple books along these lines including similar...

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ

I’m a little behind on posting this review – it was on March 6th that Sheila and I went to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey but I trust that my memory is...

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Perambulations When I first venture into a new library I like to peruse the shelves and just get a feel for where everything is and what gems lie in wait for me. Recently I...