Category Archives: Videos

A Hero Comes Home

My first musical hero died this week. In fact, given the role music has played in my life, it would be accurate to call him one of my first heroes, period. Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers, along with … Continue reading

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My First Dive Trip to the Galapagos Islands

Originally posted on Scuba Hank NYC:
https://youtu.be/JhSJcO38-hU Underwater highlights from my dive trip to the Galapagos Islands. For many years, I wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands, especially Wolf & Darwin. For some reason, I thought it was very difficult…

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Who Do You Thank?

When I first heard the song “All Good Gifts” in the adorably ragamuffin movie version of Godspell way back in 1973, I got choked up. I didn’t understand why. And then, even though I considered God (“if there even is … Continue reading

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A Traditional Halloween Blessing for Curmudgeons

Hey, don’t laugh, it happens: Honestly? We’re leaving the porch light off this year (does that make us curmudgeons?) and settling in for a Mandalorian binge. You? But on the plus side: Daylight Savings Time ends tonight, so we all … Continue reading

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Let it Flow!

There’s never been a better time to talk about healing. From civil strife and viral fear. From isolation. In the midst of a worldwide medical/social pandemic, we’re more alienated than ever from each other, and oddly enough from ourselves. Why? … Continue reading

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Is Halloween Evil?

It’s tempting to answer, “Sure, this year everything is!” But taking a post-pandemic view, the question is posed every year by a lot of well-meaning people… “Is Halloween evil?” Short answer: No, we are. Evil lives in people, not in … Continue reading

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Me Versus the Yellow Jackets

“This is my house, and I have to defend it!” ~Kevin McCallister (Home Alone). Last weekend, while blowing leaves into pleasant little piles, I was assaulted by a group of mini-kamikazes known as yellow jackets! A week later, I was … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Healing River

Faith-Based Movie “Healing River” is the Highest Rated Faith-Based Independent Film on Amazon Prime Video This story about our movie Healing River appeared recently on Jubileecast, one of the internet’s most influential faith-based media sites! By Hallels News Jul 31, 2020 01:25 … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Dear followers friends: You have made Healing River a hit! Amazon updates show that viewings of Healing River tripled last month and are continuing to go up! It’s now being watched every day by thousands who neither follow this blog … Continue reading

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Our Audience is Growing

I’m grateful to announce that, despite minimal advertising (we’re not exactly the Walt Disney Company) my feature film Healing River is one of the top-rated films on Amazon Prime. Result? Its viewing numbers have increased every week since it premiered–and … Continue reading

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