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Books, Books & More Books

It's a good thing eReaders were invented because I love books—I love reading—but have absolutely no space left on my shelves. My tastes run from fiction to business to theology to sports. Oh...and Star Wars. Lots of Star Wars. And since I'm a bit of a list maker, I've been keeping this list of books read for a few years now. I doubt it's of interest to anyone but me, but hey, I needed somewhere to store this info. 

Books Read 2021

The only way to find your voice is to use it. It's hardwired, built into you. Talk about the things you love. Your voice will follow. 

Austin Kleon

Show Your Work

When you make things, no matter what they are, no matter how generally you feel the impulse or how specifically you understand it, it immediately moves you into a different part of the human experience.


Creative Quest

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say. That way, you'll never have to fear an unanticipated blow.

Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist

The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day.

Steven Pressfield

The War Of Art

Books Read 2020

None of us are promised the opportunity of being a butterfly. But we do have the wonder of being a caterpillar.

CJ Casciotta

Story Gathering

He who works with his hands is a labourer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.

Saint Francis

of Assisi

Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.

E.B. White

Letter to Children.

The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and gets straight to the heart.

Maya Angelou

Phenomenal Woman

Books Read 2019
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A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity, and once more in old age.



One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine de


The main battlefield for good is not the open ground of the public arena but the small clearing of each heart.

Yan Martel

Life of Pi

Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us…there have been many circulations of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud.

George Eliot

Silas Marner

Books Read 2018

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.

Lemony Snicket


Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different...

C.S. Lewis

Prince Caspian

One of the most crucial responsibilities of leadership is creating a culture that rewards those who lift not just our stock prices but our aspirations as well.

Ed Catmull

Creativity Inc.

Travel is at it’s most rewarding when it ceases to be about your reaching a destination and becomes indistinguishable from living your life.

Paul Theroux

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Books Read 2017
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