Monthly Archives: April 2009

Finished Reading Nothing to Fear

Finished reading Nothing to Fear by Adam Cohen. Nothing to Fear is a narrative of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s (FDR) famous first hundred days as president. Cohen focuses on the five Roosevelt aides whom he sees as having been the most

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Finished Reading Liars & Thieves

Finished reading Liars & Thieves by Stephen Coonts. Liars & Thieves is about Tommy Carmellini an ex-burglar turned CIA operative. The story begins with Tommy hanging out with partner Willie “the Wire” when his ex-girlfriend Dorsey O’Shea turns up asking

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Finished Reading Dolores Claiborne

Finished reading Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King. Dolores Claiborne is a story told in the first person by the cranky, 65-year-old housekeeper, Dolores. Dolores explains to police officers and a stenographer how and why she killed her husband, Joe, 30

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Finished Reading Life of Pi

Finished reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Life of Pi is about 16-year-old Pi Patel, the son of a zookeeper. Pi is raised in Pondicherry, India, where he attracts “religions the way a dog attracts fleas.” Planning a move

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Finished Reading Watchers

Finished reading Watchers by Dean Koontz. Watchers is about Travis Cornell who encounters a stray dog while hiking, he quickly realizes that the animal is most unusual and that something horrifying is stalking them both. The dog is the beginning

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Trying out Lending Club

A few weeks ago I signed up for a Lending Club account. Before joining Lending Club, I researched the company and found they have been around for a few years. The company is well funded by Norwest Venture Partners and

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Finished Reading The Hunger Games

I finished reading The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games is about sixteen-year-old Katniss, who illegally traps and collects food for her widowed mother and little sister from the forest outside the legal perimeter of District 12. District

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Finished Reading The Devil You Know

Finished reading The Devil You Know by Mike Carey yesterday. The Devil You Know is about Felix Castor is a freelance exorcist. The book takes place in modern day London but ghosts and other supernatural creatures are common place. While

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New Blog Coming

I’ve been playing around with the idea of starting a blog dedicated to personal finance. I realized the other day, my business and finance thought process differs from the average person. I’m not sure where this aptitude came from. Yes,

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