Archive for the ‘Personal History’ Category

3 Oct 2017 – BYU Idaho Devotionals – Conversion in the Furnace of Affliction Sister Melanie Walker – – Custodial Manager

October 21, 2017

http://www.byui.edu/devotionals/melanie-walker

I just listened to his powerful message.

“The 5 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires: A Meat-Lover’s Guide – – Argentina’s capital specializes in succulent steaks that won’t break the bank. Here, the 5 steakhouses that every connoisseur should seek out”

October 14, 2017

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-5-best-steakhouses-in-buenos-aires-a-meat-lovers-guide-1507826106

“OFFICE desks at which you stand are all the rage…But is it better for the job? A piece of research…suggests it might be.”

October 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21729972-it-seems-promote-cognitive-performance-standing-good-your-mind-well

Message (hopefully both presumptuous and wrong) received from LinkedIn today: “Why you’re not making friends at work”

October 10, 2017

George Smiley

October 9, 2017

My family has watched the BBC adaption of “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” several times, often during Christmas visits.  My older brother has read all the books, so after many years I followed suit, reading all of them a couple of years ago.   And now, this;

1. Bagehot – – To understand Britain, read its spy novels – – The nature of the establishment, the agonies of decline, the complicated tug of patriotism: spy novels explore what makes Britain British

2. George Smiley is back. Really? – – “A Legacy of Spies”: John le Carré’s latest, maybe last, venture – – The old masters, John and George, puzzle their watchers