David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

Book Review with synopsis. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcom Gladwell. This book cuts across a broad range of topics, yet does a good job of weaving them together with the common theme question of "what is really an advantage and what is really a disadvantage?". Gladwell challenges the common wisdom of what constitutes each. Continue reading

STINK! Documentary review

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STINK! The Movie The Chemical Industry Doesn't Want You To See We're not big on television, but every now and then we splurge with organic homemade pizza, a glass of wine, and sit down to enjoy a movie instead of a book. Last night was one of those nights. With everything geared up and almost ready for the holidays, and a huge to do list starting soon, it was a night to relax. But relax I did not. I got mad. Continue reading

Not Just a Pretty Face by Stacy Malkan

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Book Review: Not Just A Pretty Face by Stacy Malkan. As Alice, or in this case, Stacy, fell down the rabbit hole, she shares her story of self discovery into the very products she’s loved all her life. The same products that turned out to be nothing but a lie to take her money and likely even harm her health. What I thought would be a book about Continue reading