Progressive yet Old-Fashioned…

Mannheim Steamroller remains my favorite sounds for Christmas; they are progressive yet not so on the edge that the sense of an “old-fashioned Christmas” rings through their holiday music. I think you will enjoy them. Take a peak at their website.

Fodder for Thought…

  Here is some fodder for thought and a different take on the movie, “There Will be Blood” than mine. Here is my post last week where I wrote some of my opinions of the movie. 

Decline of Heroes

  The world is a buzz with the sudden and tragic death of Heath Ledger. I am sad at the untimely death of any human soul. Ledger’s passing made me ponder afresh the world’s clamor for a hero and ask the question why we chose people like him to worship. We are created to worship and the desire to…

I Like Know This is Like Really Shallow, but…

“Dwight Schrute” Like, no more “The Office” due to the like writers’ strike in Hollywood? What? I like know this is like really shallow, but how can I like survive without “The Office?” Well, I am so glad that my friend, Kristin’s, brother has been like practicing the role of Dwight Schrute already, during Halloween…

She Hoped He Would Remember

I walked slowly to work that first morning. As I headed toward the general dining hall and kitchen on Kibbutz Einat, near Petach Tikvah, Israel, I practiced these words over and over, “Ani ovedette poe hayom,” which meant, “I work here today” in Hebrew. I don’t know why, but my legs quivered with weakness, and huge butterflies flapped against the…

Shaking a Fist at God

Every time I turn the television on, there are about five programs airing on various channels about crocodiles. Each one features the fierce creature thrashing and turning in the water with several men risking their lives to tame him.