Month: March 2007

That Old Time Classical Music…

I’m exhausted. Not my body, but my voice. For the last eight weeks I’ve been rehearsing with the Axtell Oratorio Society. This is the 50th year this group has performed Handel’s complete Messiah, and that’s a pretty big deal for a town about about…

Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction is fun and quirky with a little bit of heart and a little bit of strangeness. But hey, I like quirky. Will Ferrell and Maggie Gyllenhaal are an unlikely on screen pairing but I was completely won over by their bizarre…

A New Focus

I’ve been knocked out this week with a pretty bad cold, but that didn’t keep me from the Colbert Report last night. http://www.comedycentral.com/motherload/syndicated_player/index.jhtml Rich Cizik was recently appointed to the office of Vice President for Governmental Affairs with the National Association of Evangelicals. And…

Hash Browns and the Gospel

I’m procrastinating everything lately, and it’s not pretty. Unless it’s directly in my sight, taunting “finish me!” or “do this!” I’m simply ignoring it. I don’t know why, but what I’m discovering is that if I would simply do it I would save the…

The Cranes

I spent last Saturday with my brother who lives by Overton, Nebraska, a small town about 45 minutes from where I live. As the evening approached, we decided to take a drive to see if we could capture some photos of the rural farm…

The Death of Good Coffee

I was driving through my neighborhood grocery store parking lot when I discovered this: For a while now I’ve been wondering what the little building was to become. The sign finally went up.. this town is getting it’s third Starbucks. Not that the other…

Captain America

Captain America Killed Outside Courthouse The comic book character was first published during WWII, a time when America was polverized. Much like it is now, so says the co-creator Joe Simon. Captain America was created to be an adversary of Adolf Hilter, and while…