Links to articles I’m reading and other websites of interest can be found here under the title “What I’m Reading.”  Guest postings and miscellaneous thoughts are also here. If you have something to contribute, send your email to By sending your work you agree to post it onto the site. I cannot guarantee it will be posted or that I will respond to all emails. If I do post it, you will receive credit.

What I’m Reading November 23, 2016

The following links provide information from third party sources.  They do not represent the views of Think in the Morning. I have always been a morning person, but now I find myself getting up between five and six a.m. every day. I feel like I am stealing daylight... read more

What I’m Reading November 22, 2016

The following links provide information from third party sources.  They do not represent the views of Think in the Morning.  What I’m Reading provides a variety of opinions on important matters of interest to normal and abnormal people who are willing and able... read more

What I’m Reading – Election Special

If you want some perspective on the recent Presidential Election, I suggest you visit Global Macro Monitor, a very useful financial blog maintained by my good friend, economist Gary Evans.  Start with Our Quick Analysis of the U.S. Presidential Election which is... read more

Oliver Sacks in Oaxaca

Written over fifteen years ago, Oliver Sacks’ Oaxaca Journal is still one of the best books for visitors to Oaxaca. I was confused to read that one reviewer thinks that: “Sacks did not go into the depth I might have expected based on the insight he displayed in... read more

What I’m Reading September 25, 2016

Why Blog ? The Benefits of Writing by Ben Carlson Jennifer Egan on Writing, the Trap of Approval, and the Most Important Discipline for Aspiring Writers Money Thoughts Reckoning Comes for U.S. Pension Funds as Investment Returns Lag The Pension Gap Inequality is... read more

The Last Zapotec Princess

The executioner lifts the macuahuitl and points it toward the sky.  Donaji lays on the stone altar, her neck extended, slightly bent, fully exposed to the powerful thrust she knows is to come.  She is a Zapotec Princess, the last.  She will give her life for her... read more

Some Traditional Markets of Oaxaca

NOTE:  ALL MARKET PICTURES IN THIS POST WERE TAKEN AT THE FRIDAY MARKET AT EL LLANO BENITO JUAREZ PARK UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.   Oaxaca abounds with traditional markets.  The grand market of the city, Central de Abastos, was brilliantly described by D.H.... read more

Restaurant Review: Tobaziche

Tobaziche (WEBSITE) is a great little find in Oaxaca, just a few blocks from the beautiful Santo Domingo Church, right across the street from the historic Quinta Real hotel at 307 Cinco de Mayo.  We stumbled onto this restaurant a year ago after a rousing performance... read more

Mezcal Brings Out Cow Hollow Eatery’s Oaxacan Roots

Delarosa, the immensely popular bar and food hangout on Chestnut Street in the Cow Hollow District of San Francisco, has pulled off one of the greatest food heists of all time.  Styling themselves as an Italian bistro with pizzas, salads, skewered protein, Panini... read more

What I’m Reading August 11, 2016

“I am better off than he is-for he knows nothing but thinks he knows, while I neither know nor think I know. . . . If you say to me, … you shall be let off, but upon one condition, that you are not to inquire . . . in this way any more, and that if you are... read more

JP’s Books

UPDATE:  And now, there is this fascinating fact:  New Study Links Reading More Books To Longer Lifespan I have a friend.  Let’s just call him JP.  He’s a little older than I am and much smarter.  He’s cleaning house, disposing of the books he’s kept for years,... read more

Cow Hollow Bartender Assaults Seniors

DORIAN bartender Jacob Ring, “Torito” to his friends, was up to his usual tricks Saturday night.  The youthful looking thirty-eight year old was once again serving drinks to senior citizens as if they were normal people.  No matter the four unsuspecting seniors were... read more