Tag: Books

2019: Books Read and an Everest Obsession

Years ago I read Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer and I couldn’t put it down. It’s about the 1996 tragedy on Mt. Everest when eight climbers died on the Nepal side and several others almost did. Krakauer was there and his firsthand account… Continue Reading “2019: Books Read and an Everest Obsession”

2018: Books Read and Another Genius That Got Himself Into Trouble

When I was little, I looked up who shared a birthday with me and it was quite a disappointing list. It was a bunch of people I had never heard of, and Alexander Hamilton. While some of my friends had really cool birthday twins… Continue Reading “2018: Books Read and Another Genius That Got Himself Into Trouble”

2017: Books Read and When An Idol Comes Crashing Down

My goal each year is to read at least 24 books. Sometimes I do it and sometimes I don’t, but that’s okay. I am a sucker for classics. Reading something that millions of people have read over generations and sometimes centuries, makes me feel… Continue Reading “2017: Books Read and When An Idol Comes Crashing Down”