Monthly Archives: January 2014

Hello, My Name Is

Things I expect when I introduce myself as Rebecca to a total stranger: 1. Laughter 2. “I’m sorry? I could have sworn you said Rebecca.” 3. Fist to face 4. Fist to stomach 5. “What the Fuck?!?” 6. “Hey Joe! … Continue reading

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Book Report 3: Dealers of Lightning by Michael Hiltzik

Dealers of Lightning, Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age, by Michael Hiltzik isone of my all time favorite books. It was originally published in 1999. And I think I bought it new. I rarely keep many hard cover books … Continue reading

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Book Report 2: I’m (No Longer) A Mormon by Regina Samuelson

When I first started reading I’m (No Longer) A Mormon: A Confessional, I was quite taken aback by the amount of emotion in this book. Not coming from a particularly religious background myself, I didn’t understand the authors struggle. That’s … Continue reading

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