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Tim Patrick is a software architect and developer with more than 30 years of experience in designing and building custom software solutions. He is the author of multiple books on Microsoft technologies, and was selected as a Microsoft MVP for his support to the programming community. Tim earned his degree in computer science from Seattle Pacific University.
Mothers' Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Once the finger-painted cards have been delivered and the breakfast-in-bed dishes washed, why not curl up with these Mother's-Day-appropriate book choices?
Nixon Library

Reading the Presidential Way

Books are great, but a lot of the world's written content has never found its way into a hardcover edition. As an example, consider the reams of government documents housed in the various presidential libraries around America.
Year-Long Commitment

Year-Long Commitments

I'm not the only one making year-long commitments. It seems that everyone is jumping on the bandwagon, or at least the Disneyland parade wagon.
In Defense of Categories

In Defense of Categories

In just under two months, I will start reading the first of my fifty book selections. I wish I knew what those selections were going to be.
Audiobooks

Can You Hear Me Now?

I hate audiobooks, and you should, too. Read this article to find out why, or purchase the audiobook version for just $29.99.

More to Read

Review #27: Oedipus Rex

I recently started watching the TV series 24 on Netflix. Surprisingly, the show pretty much follows the themes of the Greek tragic play Oedipus Rex.
John Tyler

The Grandson of a President

Sandy Hook School

Reading When it Hurts

Barnes and Noble

Membership Had Its Privileges