Author: I. J. Baker

What’s so great about the Multistrada 1200s?

What’s so great about the Multistrada 1200s?

The way it shrinks for sports riding, and grips at the front. And how well it works as a tourer…
Is a Rancilio Silvia the best home espresso machine?

Is a Rancilio Silvia the best home espresso machine?

So you’ve been dreaming of replacing your Silvia with a bigger, better coffee machine. How much difference would that make…
How a career editor treated my novel

How a career editor treated my novel

I placed my debut novel in the hands of an editor with long experience at an excellent publisher. What changes…
Encourage your sons to cook

Encourage your sons to cook

Mastery in the kitchen is a superpower for men even more than for women, and it nourishes the inner man…
Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Is there ever a better time than now to begin doing what you want most to do?
Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Does life suddenly switch from a slog to a breeze when you cast aside caution and start chasing your dream?
Life lessons from owning a Ducati

Life lessons from owning a Ducati

I knew when I bought the motorcycle that I was buying a project. I had not expected that I would…
Big social media is becoming TV

Big social media is becoming TV

At one time social media platforms wanted you to have fun with friends. Now they mainly want to stop you…
How clearly do you hear erotic invitations?

How clearly do you hear erotic invitations?

Women have been known to complain of men that they don’t really listen. Even in the bedroom, they may well…
How to get big stuff done

How to get big stuff done

When you’re facing a lot of internal resistance, sometimes the strongest way to start a big job is to give…

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