Showing posts from September, 2015

For the Love of Books

I love to read. Whether it's an article on the internet, the Boise Weekly, or a good book in my hands, I consider myself someone who devours information and knowledge.
Over the past year or so, I found myself reading books at a furious pace, attempting to make up for the last 15 years in which I maybe averaged two books a year. My collection of books, actual, physical books, has grown and I find there is nothing like ending the night with a book in my hands, flipping through the pages to see where the story or biography leads to next.
The digital age has brought forth avenues into which books are just a click away. Devices such as the Kindle and the Nook have given readers one more avenue in which they can enjoy their favorite stories. So much, in fact, that it was believed that these devices would make the physical book a relic from the dinosaur age.
Seems the books aren't ready to give up just yet.
In this article from the New York Times, it is being reported that e-book sa…

5 Free Agents Worth Signing Other than Tim Tebow

Tony Romo. Jay Cutler. Drew Brees.
NFL quarterbacks are racking up the injuries through the first two weeks of the 2015 season. Some will miss multiple games, as with the case of Romo and Cutler. Others, such as Derek Carr, already missed parts of games due to various ailments.
This is nothing new in today's fast-paced, hard-hitting NFL. Injuries to star players are becoming more and more common place in recent seasons. As we see, quarterbacks are not exempt from this list. In some cases, they even have a higher risk in receiving a devastating hit, leaving a team scrambling to find a replacement. When this occurs, fans immediately begin to clamor for one man: Tim Tebow.
Fans from Dallas and Chicago are no different. Placing the success of the franchises on the shoulders of Brandon Weeden and Jimmy Clausen are not sitting well with fans. The Cowboys seemingly solved their backup quarterback situation by trading for Matt Cassel. (Sorry Kellen Moore. Maybe one day you'll get that …