It seems that everyone has a blog, I rarely read them. So why am I starting my own blog among millions of others, who have more time and ability? Because I want to write. I want to update friends and family and the unknown world wide web surfers who accidentally happen upon this site. I want to voice my thoughts on books, ideas, whatever . . . It's my blog. I welcome the thoughts and comments of anyone willing to put a name to their comments. Please no anonymous posts or comments.