Author Archives: twsobey

Relax, It’s Just God

Title: Relax, It’s Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re Not Religious Author: Wendy Thomas Russell Completed: May 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: My daughter has started asking questions about religion and … Continue reading

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Too High and Too Steep

Title: Too High & Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography Author: David B. Williams Completed: Apr 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Wow, I really enjoyed this book. It is staggering just how much the landscape of Seattle changed because people … Continue reading

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My rebar dragonfly

When a neighbor offers you 12x 20′ pieces of 1/2″ rebar, you need to find interesting things to do with it.

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1493

Title: 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Author: Charles C. Mann Completed: Apr 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Last year I read 1491, the book that tells the other half of the story. It was an enjoyable read, … Continue reading

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Go Loud For Local

For about the last decade, March has meant mustache time… and rarely a standard mustache. For example, this year I’m going with a question mark design: Years ago, some friends had a tradition of growing mustaches for the month. I … Continue reading

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Entangled Life

Title: Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Author: Merlin Sheldrake Completed: Feb 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: In college, my partner took a mycology course. One evening I arrived home to … Continue reading

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Wilding

Title: Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm Author: Isabella Tree Completed: Jan 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Thanks to my wonderful friend Kate for recommending this book. As I started, it felt like a love letter … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Motion

Title: A Brief History of Motion Author: Tom Standage Completed: Dec 2021 (Full list of books) Overview: Last book of 2021 and first book after transferring my book notes over to my public website. I enjoyed the way this book … Continue reading

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First month of fermenting

Well, we’re now a little over a month into my Year of Fermenting and so far, it’s been going great. We’re starting to sample some of what we’ve made, we’re coming up with plenty of ideas to keep trying throughout … Continue reading

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Ferments of 2021

Fermentation list for 2021. What have I fermented so far? Continue reading

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