Monthly Archives: March 2007

Kudos to Maryland

In the rare years that I receive a tax refund, I am continually amazed by the efficiency of the state of Maryland. I filed my Federal and state taxes electronically on Monday morning, and on Tuesday, Maryland had direct deposited my refund into my checking account. Very impressive.

Books I’m Reading Now

Books I’m Reading Now:

  • Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats by Steve Ettlinger
  • Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots by Timothy N. Hornyak

    Books I Recently Finished:

  • The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
  • Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Survival, Rescue, and Treatment by Gordon Giesbrecht and James Wilkerson
  • Guide to Sea Kayaking in North Carolina: The Best Trips from Knotts Island to Cape Fear by Pam Malec