Monthly Archives: August 2014

FF Rant: Hit The Alarm Clock (Sleepers & Bounceback Candidates 2014)

For this year’s sleepers write-up, I’m ignoring the top fifty players on my draft board. For the record, I had the rough draft of the list done by July 20 and have updated it with preseason games and additional information … Continue reading

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Gregg Hurwitz’s Don’t Look Back: Face Your Fear (Book Review)

Familiar with Gregg Hurwitz’s work on Batman: The Dark Knight (nineteen issues), I dove into his latest thriller, Don’t Look Back, and knocked it out in one sitting. Reading like a movie script, or a Harlan Coben/Linwood Barclay “normal person in an … Continue reading

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William Kent Krueger’s Windigo Island: Born Ogichidaa Stand Against Evil (Book Review)

Intrigued by what I read about William Kent Krueger’s Windigo Island, the thirteenth book in the Cork O’Connor series and his sixteenth overall, I reached out to the author himself and quickly received an autographed advanced copy for review. The series … Continue reading

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Strangers, All Of Us (A Mustard Seed Musing)

More often than not, I don’t wade into the world of politics and legal matters. My worldview is just too small, too focused on my community and what I can do to make it work right. But the images and … Continue reading

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Michael Sloan’s The Equalizer: The Odds Are Stacked (Book Review)

A month before the film starring Denzel Washington hits the big screen in late September, Michael Sloan’s The Equalizer novel debuts. Based on the character Robert McCall that Edward Woodward played for four seasons in the early 1980s, Sloan’s protagonist services in … Continue reading

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View From The Shore #6: Even The Broken Are Beautiful (A Mustard Seed Musing)

On the last day at the beach (sigh!), we took a walk, looking for shells. Along the way, we rescued a puffer fish, by far the coolest animal we saw this trip [for the record, we also saw dolphin fish, … Continue reading

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View From The Shore #5: Duck Donuts & The Main Thing (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Early in the morning (for me, anyway), I headed out for the Duck Donuts experience. Arriving by 8 a.m., I stood in line for close to a half hour to collect the ‘bucket’ of donuts my family would dine on … Continue reading

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