Monthly Archives: December 2019

Christmas Funnies

I’d have called them the 12 Laughs of Christmas, but there are 15. Anyway, here are a few chuckles before rushing back out the door to buy that “Shoot! I forgot something for Whatshisname!” gift. (Click on any image to … Continue reading

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Buildings: The Beautiful and the Bizarre

I love architecture. Houses, office buildings, churches, museums–the beautiful and the bizarre. Just don’t bother me with the boring! What’s that? Haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet? How about a nice new home or headquarters for your booming business? Here … Continue reading

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Televolution: 30 Years of D’oh!

How television has evolved! This very week in 1989, civilization took a giant slouch forward with the arrival of the most wonderfully dysfunctional family ever. 30 years later The Simpsons is the longest running scripted primetime television series–and one of the most … Continue reading

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When Wolves and Lambs Lie Down Together

Originally posted on A Pastor's Heart:
*A publication I read some years back carried the story of an annual church Christmas Dinner.  Over the years it had become a  family affair which welcomed everyone, including people off the street.…

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Monster Runs Amuck! Notzilla has to be the longest gestating dinosaur egg in history! The year after I graduated from high school, my buddy Jeff and I (co-members of the band The Daily Planet) wrote a short draft for a … Continue reading

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“If Ya Wanna Send a Message…”

Picking a Blog Name, Part Five (To read Part One, click here) The old movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn is reputed to have snarled at a screenwriter, “If ya wanna send a message, use Western Union!” And yet so many of … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That Matters

 “The only thing that matters is faith expressing itself through love.”  ~Galatians 5:6 Love who you can as much as you can for as long as you can ≅

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The Power of Story

Picking a Blog Name, Part Four (To read Part One, click here) I admitted in A Godlike Little Loaf of Bread that, while I can construe my name to mean almost anything, it really is simply my name. Hence, the … Continue reading

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It Could be Worse!

Hey, at least Friday the 13th didn’t come on Christmas Day! Oh, wait, that can’t happen because…never mind. But, wait, that means Christmas is still coming! So how bad can it be? Happy Christmas-is-only-12-days-away-Friday-the-13th! (Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading

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A Godlike Little Loaf of Bread

Picking a Blog Name, Part Three (To read Part One, click here) So, I finally decided to use my own name as my blog site name. Not a lotta sizzle in that, but at least it was safe, and after … Continue reading

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