The Dollar Meltdown: Quote List

While looking through a few books I read a couple of years ago I found the Dollar Meltdown by Charles Goyette.  I recommend the book with a couple of words of caution: if you are already steeped in Austrian Economics, Libertarianism and continue to seek this material out, then this book won’t tell you anything…

The Circle Maker: Book Review

This book, The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson, was originally chosen to be read by a men’s small group that takes place many Saturday mornings. I must admit, I was at first skeptical on it but I ended up getting a decent amount out of the book and it has helped increase my own personal…

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Classic novels are classics for a reason right?  Well, it certainly doesn’t seem that way sometimes.  But at least with the novel The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe there is reason. I was actually looking through my sisters garage sale this summer and found two classics that I haven’t yet read.  Robinson Crusoe and…

What Men Live By

What Men Live By is a short fable published in 1885 by Leo Tolstoy that revolves around an angel commanded to learn 3 Lessons before he can return to Heaven. Learn what dwells in man. Learn what is not given to man. Learn what men live by And until the angel would learn these three…

Adventure Capitalist: Jim Rogers

I just finished a thoroughly enjoyable book.  The book is written in a conversationalist tone and is about a man, his fiance/wife, a custom Mercedes-Benz and a world-wide road trip. Arrgghhh!!  One of the worst feelings ever is hitting the “publish” button and getting a log-in screen.  I tried going back but 95% of the review was gone.…

Book Review: King Solomon’s Mines

I did not know who Allan Quatermain was, nor Henry Rider Haggard when I found the kindle version of this book available for free on Amazon.com.  I downloaded it primarily because it seemed to be a  “classic”, and to be frank I thought the title sounded intriguing.  While the story itself was fun, adventurous and clever it wasn’t…