creative tools: production

March 18, 2009

This is part of a short series on Creative Tools. Other posts in the series (so far) include: Creative Tools: Hardware, Creative Tools: Backend. I have to say, I’m happy to move on from the Backend tools, to the much more glamorous production tools. These are the tools that I use to make things…to take […]

oops…an addendum needed

January 9, 2009

This morning, Tim Keller’s apologetic work, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism came to my mind in one of those random and varied thought chains that I find myself in. Often. You have those too, right? Please tell me yes. The next thought in the chain was alarm that I did […]

favorite books of 2008

December 29, 2008

I know we have a few days of ’08 left, but I don’t think I’m going to be finishing any more books this year. So…it’s time for post I always look forward to — my favorite books of 2008. (Previous years: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004) It’s a good exercise to review my reading list. I […]

recommended reading update

July 11, 2008

I like to read books. I like to tell other people what books I like. Sometimes they don’t ask, but I tell them anyway. Nobody asked. But I freshened up my Recommended Reading page. The links are associate links to Amazon. If you click on the covers and any of these books, Amazon will give […]

recent reading

February 29, 2008

Here are a few books I’ve read since the first of the year. I haven’t taken the time to devote an entire blog post to any of these, but I think they are worth mentioning: It’s All Too Much, by Peter Walsh Talk of living with less clutter has increased a great deal in the […]

favorite books of 2007

December 31, 2007

Once again, it’s time to post my favorite books of the year. (Previous years: 2004, 2005, 2006) This isn’t necessarily a list of the books I enjoyed the most. As I looked over the list of books I’ve read, I asked myself which ones have stirred the most thought and helped shape my thinking. Which […]

2007 reading list

December 31, 2007

soundtrack of 2007

December 29, 2007

As a means of looking back over 2007, I made a smart playlist in iTunes to show me what music was added this year. There are 700+ songs eating up over 4gb of digitopia. The following albums, listed alphabetically by artist, weren’t all released in 2007, but they were all new to me and made […]