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August Reading Romp


Howdy, people. Hope August treated you well. September is always a fantastic time because football season is right around the corner. Which means that my Saturday and Sunday are spent watching grown men hurl themselves into each other for my pleasure, and I love every minute of it. I knocked out 5 books in August. All of them great reads in their own right. Check out my thoughts, and if...

July Reading Romp


For those of you curious, this was me last month.

But don’t you worry, baby. I’m back. My reading mojo has returned, and I killed it over the course of July. Thanks to a mix of some serious pleasure reading, a couple of shorter books, and some downtime due to travel.
Here’s the July Reading Romp, baby!

June Reading Romp


This past month I seriously procrastinated when it came to reading. I tried to play catch up, but I dug way too deep of a hole. Because of that I only knocked out 2 books, but both were awesome books. That makes my lack of reading entirely okay with me.

National Donut Day, Mexican Food, and Fat Loss


Every single dieter has kicked ass for a few days, and then fallen off the wagon completely. It’s pretty damn hard to stick to a diet 100% for any length of time. Especially when life throws times at you that don’t normally make it easy to stick to a pretty strict fat loss diet. That’s exactly what happened to me last weekend, and will happen again next weekend. Planning for...

May Reading Romp


May was a weird month. I started off by knocking out like 1 book within the first 2 1/2 – 3 weeks. Before I knew what the hell was going on, I felt super behind on my reading. Being a fantastic binge reader, I did what I do best, binge read. A lot. It worked out well, because I managed to get 5 books in. I’m still behind on my pace for 60 books in a year, but oh well. It’s...

April Reading Romp


This month I got a good amount of reading in. I bounced around a bit, some reading for development and some reading for pleasure. Regardless, I learned a ton. Whether it be how great of a writer Vonnegut truly is, how much of a pompous asshole genius Nassim Taleb is, or how dumb I am compared to some very smart strength coaches.
Without further ado, here is the April Reading Romp:

February Reading Romp


In February I didn’t get as much reading done as I really wanted to. Part of it was due to the fact that I spent a little more time studying, and I got quite a bit of writing done. Another factor was work picking up, so that naturally left me with less time to read. Normally if that’s the case I just compensate by sleeping less. However I’ve figured out that if I don’t get...

15 Things You Should Know About Nutrition


Nutrition is a notoriously sticky subject. For every single person out there who preaches the benefits of eating plenty of protein, there’s an army of vegans storming their gates, forks in hand, ready to tell them how protein is killing them. Try hard as we might to eat well, most people can’t figure out exactly what the hell “right” even means anymore. Here are 15 facts...

January Reading Romp – The Books I Perused Through This January


One of my themes of 2015 is reading 60 books. Which fits perfectly into the overall theme of growth. I don’t necessarily have a specifc list of all 60 I plan to read. Considering I have roughly 300 books on my Amazon wishlist, I shouldn’t run out of any suggestions. This whole idea started from a long time goal to read a book a week for an entire year. Going into January I had pretty...

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Yo, I'm Tanner. I'm a Texan marooned on the Island of Manhattan, reader, history nerd, and rom com afficianado.
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