I’ve had this blog for a long time and not done much with it. A lot of the content here is pretty old and doesn’t really have much of a focus. That’s probably a reflection of me as a person. So, I’m making some changes. From now on I’m not posting anything that doesn’t fit […]
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About Robert A. Skidmore
Hey, I'm Rob. I want to change the world by helping people change. Starting with myself. I hope you will find something on this site that makes you see things a little differently and maybe inspire you to be a better version of yourself.
I’m not talking about peanuts or stuff that comes out of your nose. We’re going with the not traditional definition here. Like the one above that came from Urban Dictionary. Goober is just the perfect term for when my 3-year-old stands on his chair in the middle of dinner and shakes his bum like Elvis […]
What a wonderfully expressive word. It makes me think of all the young people who get into trouble through sheer youthful exuberance. Picture The Little Rascals or the kids in The Sand Lot. I think my favorite example though would be the lost boys from Hook. Swinging around with cool names like Rufio and spouting […]
3.5 – Stars My book review policy I’ve always loved the imagination and the scope of this book. I think this is the second or third time I’ve read it. The Ringworld just sounds majestic. It does make me wish we got a little more description of the world itself though. Niven seems more interested […]
4 – Stars My book review policy Each book in this series takes a brand new character and throws them into a brand new situation that arises directly from the nature of this world that Butler has created. You know you have an interesting world when you call tell so many stories in it and […]
5 – Stars My book review policy I think I liked this book even more than the first in the series. We get a few characters back but this story is mostly told through the viewpoint of a new character who is the son of Lilith and Oankali. The transition is seamless. I read the […]