Archive for 2010

Reading Evolution: My 2010 Reading List

The most gifted item this past year? The Amazon Kindle.

Years ago, I bought a Palm Tungsten C, which at the time was on the forefront of the technology frontier. It was a fantastic little device that could connect to the internet, manage a calendar, play videos, listen to music, play video games, and had more than 10,000 other little applications that programmers made for it. It could also do one other thing: read ebooks. This was long before the PDA smartphone really got going, when netbooks were just a dream.

The Game of Baseball and Starting a New Year

Some years ago I played baseball in Japan. If you looked at our team, you wouldn’t think much of us. Our team was a collection of older office workers and a couple husbands who had put on a few pounds around the waist over the years and one tall gangly American. We looked like an easy win, but for three years our team was one of the best in the league and always had a chance to advance to the national tournament.

Four of the Best Superfoods

You may have heard the term ‘superfood’ being thrown around a lot in recent years, used to describe foods which are particularly high in phytonutrient content, and thought to have certain health benefits. Whether or not you believe the hype, there’s no doubt that many of those foods which have been deemed to be ‘super’ are, indeed, high in nutritional value. Here’s just a few of them…