What’s in Tyson’s Pocket?

I’ve been accused of being born in the wrong decade, if not the wrong century.  I’m an old soul, and have a natural hesitance towards evolving technology.  I would have been completely at home hanging with the likes of Hemingway, Teddy Roosevelt, and various other American icons who didn’t need an iPhone to help shape the world. 99% of the music I buy is on vinyl (and I’ve been doing that for the last 12 years or so; not just because it’s the cool, retro thing to do these days…).…

Tyson’s Reading Update July 11th, 2016

            O.K., so I should probably spend more time writing than I do reading, but what the hell–I enjoy it.  Hopefully you’ve checked out my last post on what I’m reading, and you’ve checked out some of my recommendations.  If not, here’s my current reading (and listening) list.   The Physical Book   “And Then There Were None,” by Agatha Christie.  Yes, it’s old school–and it’s also one of the greatest mystery novels ever written.  Stick with me long enough and you’ll realize that I’m…

“First Train Out of Denver” Book Review

I recently finished reading “First Train out of Denver” by Leo Jenkins. I can’t exactly remember how I heard about the book in the first place.  I think I saw something on Facebook that essentially advertised the book as follows:  “An ex-Army Ranger sells his business and every possession that won’t fit into a backpack in order to travel the world.” As a veteran myself with an adventurers soul, I was instantly hooked.  I needed to read about someone who decided to say “fuck it” and step way outside  of…