Fastest Mammal on Earth

September 10, 2009

Ok, this is not at all book-related, but I couldn’t resist posting about it. I just read that an 8-year-old cheetah named Sarah, who lives at the Cincinnati zoo, beat the land-speed world record for animals — twice. She covered 100 meters in a mere 6.13 seconds, beating out the previous record of 6.19 seconds […]

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Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

September 10, 2009

Plot summary (with spoilers): Anne of the Island continues the tale of high-spirited orphan Anne Shirley and her friends from Avonlea. This time, most of the gang are college-bound, as Anne, Gilbert Blythe, Charlie Sloane, Priscilla Grant, and Stella Maynard all head off to pursue Bachelor’s degrees at Redmond College in Nova Scotia. While there, […]

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Seven Pillars of Health

September 10, 2009

I want to lead a healthier life. Towards that end, I’ve been exercising regularly and trying to watch my diet. This is a good start, but I think I should be doing a lot more — and hopefully this book by Dr. Don Colbert can help. It’s called The Seven Pillars of Health, and talks […]

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Self-Confidence

September 10, 2009

A lot of people don’t know this, but I have trouble with self-confidence. I do just fine online and over the telephone, but put me in a face-to-face meeting and it’s a whole different story. I start to worry about saying the wrong things, wearing the wrong clothes, looking the wrong way… it’s kind of […]

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