Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Reading with the Kids

Following is a list of books we read with the kids in 2013 and before. It didn’t occur to me to keep track of these until several months ago, when we’d obviously been reading for years, so I feel very … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

Since the moment I heard of this book, I’ve been anxious to read it. Much for the same reasons as I was interested in “Moonwalking with Einstein”: the idea of habit study, much like memory study, was interesting in itself, … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Moonwalking with Einstein” by Joshua Foer

This book was so completely fascinating. I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot from it. I am not usually a bestseller reader. Not that I have anything against them, just that I am not usually drawn to them. … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Crazy Love” by Frances Chan

The subtitle of this book is ‘Overwhelmed by a Relentless God’. I was drawn to this book because of some particular things I’m trying to work through. (These beginning thoughts don’t have anything to do with the book and everything … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Uncovering the Logic of English” by Denise Eide

The author of this book taught a workshop at an ICHE conference, which I attended in 2012. She teaches that the English language is not nonsensical (as she says it is often taught), just complex. She says several times (in … Continue reading

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