Recommended Stuff Spring 2015: The Martian, a Netflix Helper, Chef

  Here's the Spring 2015 recommendation list! TV Series – "Wolf Hall" on PBS from the BBC If you are looking for some high quality TV, "Wolf Hall" on PBS is worth your time. It is based on the Hilary Mantel book and covers the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn. It is one of […]

Pages: 1 2

Recommended Stuff Fall/Winter 2014: BBC Mob Drama, Kindle Voyage, Serial, a Great Backpack!

The Peaky Blinders boys are always ready to go   The Best eBook Reader: The Kindle Voyage Its expensive, but it is the best. If you are a heavy ebook reader, ask for this for the holidays! Its got a great backlight, the sharpest screen, the touch navigation works great, and the haptic buttons on the side help make […]

Recommended Stuff Summer 2014 Edition: A TV Mystery, Hunger Games-like thriller, superhealthy tasty drinks

Here's a few items that I seem to be telling people about quite a bit lately. You may want to check them out. The Magic Bullet – Tasty, Healthy Drinks! I had a juicer for many years and barely used it because it was so difficult to prepare the food and to clean. A NutriBullet creates […]

Recommended Stuff Spring 2014 Edition: Weather, Video Streaming, Cheap Books, Boston Booze…

Here's a few items that I seem to be telling people about quite a bit lately. You may want to check them out. Weather Underground – A Weather App That Doesn't Suck  It seems like as each of the main weather apps we all use on our phones (The Weather Channel, Accuweahter, Yahoo! Weather) have been […]

The 7 Best Ways to Get Free and Cheap Kindle Books

I read quite a bit nowadays and about a year ago I realized it was becoming an expensive habit and  I started looking into the ways I could cut down on the overall cost of acquiring the books I wanted to read. Below are the 7 best ways I've found to find cheap and free books […]

The 3 Best Gadgets I Use Today: Kindle Paperwhite, iPad Mini, and Slingbox

I use lots of gadgets. Some are specific to a certain use, some are all around great, and some just make me feel good when I use them. Here's the gadgets that I love using today.  Kindle Paperwhite – Light to Hold and Easy to Use Every time I pick up my paperwhite it makes […]

How To Get Kindle Books From Your Local Library. It Is Easy!

For the last few months I've been getting all my Kindle books from the library. It is very easy to use and it works out great! Here's an outline of the offering from Amazon: More than 11,000 libraries in the United States offer Public Library Books for Kindle, which allows you to check out eBooks […]

2 Good New Boston Based Fiction Books about Technology (MIT) and Art Forgery

The empty frames in the Gardner Museum from the infamous heist are  the backdrop to B. A. Shapiro's "The Art Forger" I've just read two new novels that are set in Boston which are very good. They each do deep dives into specific times and areas that are really interesting, give you a glimpse into […]

The Life Practice of Non-judgement: Finding Your Freedom

    The practice of non-judgement has many great aspects to it including the ability to help you become closer to others as they feel more open to engaging with you. It can be hard to adopt as we often feel value is having these strong opinions, but as Alberto Villoldo explains in "The Four […]

Book Recommendation: The Secrets of the Immortal Nichloas Flamel Series

This series falls into the Young Adult / Fantasy genre and has a strong similarity to the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson series, though it is for an audience a bit older. The story is centered around the real life Nicholas Flamel who was a French writer and reported Alchemist in the late 1300/early 1400's. […]