Saturday, September 12, 2009


The Amazon Vine program recently asked me to add lists of favorites to my profile, and it occurs to me that perhaps anyone reading here might also want to know what I've rated as "Excellent" in the past five years in books, music, movies and other "stuff", so here goes:

My Favorite Books:
Windows 7 Secrets, by Paul Thurrott & Rafael Rivera;
The Last Day, by James Landis;
The Total Money Makeover, by Dave Ramsey;
One Second After, by William R. Forstchen;
Beasts of New York, by Jon Evans;
The Shack, by Wm. Paul Young;
Boundaries with Kids, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend;
La Biblia par Principiantes;
Moment of Truth in Iraq, by Michael Yon;
Bike for Life, by Roy M. Wallack and Bill Katovsky;
My Grandfather's Son, by Clarence Thomas;
What's so Great about Christianity, by D'Nesh D'Sousa;
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, by Robert A. Heinlein;
Same Kind of Different as Me, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore;
Real Food, by Nina Planck;
SQL Queries for Mere Mortals, by Michael J. Hernandez and John L. Viescas;
America Alone, by Mark Steyn;
Younger Next Year, by Chris Cowley and Henry S. Lodge;
The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon;
An Army of Davids, by Glenn Reynolds;
Blood Brothers, by Elias Chacour;
The Power of Full Engagement, by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz;
SAS Survival Handbook, by John "Lofty" Wiseman;
Bulletproof, by Chuck Holton;
The Ezekiel Option, by Joel C. Rosenberg;
The Road to Serfdom, by F. A. Hayek;
State of Fear, by Michael Crichton;
Basic Economics, by Thomas Sowell;
The Total Temple Makeover, by Gregory Jantz;
A Long Way from Chicago, by Richard Peck;
A Year Down Yonder, by Richard Peck;
The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli;
Ten Minutes from Normal, by Karen Hughes;
The Skeptical Environmentalist, by Bjorn Lomborg;
The CONTRARIANS Guide to Leadership, by Steven B. Sample;
Welcome to the Ivory Tower of Babel, by Mike S. Adams;
Applied Economics, by Thomas Sowell;
Darwin on Trial, by Phillip E. Johnson;
Authentically Black, by John McWharter; and
Beyond black and White, by George Yancey

My Favorite Music:
Everybody Talkin' 'bout Heaven, by Acappella;
Holy, Holy, Holy, by Alvin Slaughter;
Thy Word, by Amy Grant;
By the Rivers of Babylon, by Bonny M;
Big Enough, and And Your Praise Goes On, by Chris Rice;
Sandstorm, by Darude;
Colored People, by dc Talk;
Get Over It, by Eagles;
Anywhere Is, by Enya;
Amazing Grace, by The Five Blind Boys of Alabama;
Lead On, O King Eternal, by Glad;
Everybody Understands The Blues, by Glenn Kaiser;
What A Day It Will Be, by Greg Ferguson;
Tom's Diner- (White Label Club Mix), by Kenny Blake (feat. Suzanne Vega);
You Are The New Day, by The King's Singers;
Everlasting God (New!), and Here I Am to Worship (New! Instrumental), by Lincoln Brewster;
Aethera Et Terra, and Cantandus, by Magna Canta;
Earthrise Return, by Mannheim Steamroller;
Spiritual High (Part III), by Moodswings;
Don't Give Up, and This Is The Picture (excellent birds) by Peter Gabriel;
I'm gonna love you forever, by Randy Travis;
Faure--requiem- Pie Jesu, by Robert Shaw;
Tent In The Center Of Town (Live), by Sara Groves;
Revelation 19, by Student Impact Worship Team;
Secret Garden-Moving, from Natural Wonders Music Sampler 1997;
I am a Man of Constant Sorrow (With Band), from O Brother Where Art Thou;
The Urgency (Of The Generally Insignificant), and Come Home, by Wayne Watson; and
Everyday (Live), by Willow Creek Music

My Favorite Movies:
Up; and
The Gods Must be Crazy

My Other Favorites:
Asus Eee PC 1000 netbook computer;
Palm Centro GSM unlocked cell phone;
Apple iPod Touch handheld computer;
Amazon Kindle 2 electronic reader;
Garmin Forerunner 305 and Nuvi 350 GPSes;
Peek handheld Email device;
2002 Toyota Prius automobile; and
HP Velotechnik Scorpion Fx recumbent tricycle

1 comment:

  1. I like that you've mentioned Machiavelli - most people wouldn't recommend such an old book, but it has such relevance to some political circles. Fair point!


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