The Epic 2011 Recap

Although not exactly “The best of times and the worst of times”, 2011 was a bit of a personal rollercoaster ride. I touched on some of the year’s difficulties in the last post, but before January slips away I want to recap the positive highlights. And there were many. There were exciting opportunities to carry the Finding Divine Inspiration and … Read More

What I Have in Common with North Korea

Last Monday the North Koreans revealed that they had been hiding the death of their “beloved” dictator Kim Jong Il from the world for two days, probably so that power could be transferred smoothly to his son.   Jong Il was a crazy little guy who seemed obsessed with creating nuclear weapons and taking over his part of the world, sort of the … Read More

Growing a Paradise for Creativity and the Arts in Boise

The first thing I noticed when I walked out of the airport in Boise, Idaho was an unusual sweet scent in the air, kind of like marshmallows and flowers.  My hosts didn’t smell it so I wondered if it was my imagination or maybe the hand soap I used in Salt Lake City. Either way, I like being greeted by a nice scent in a new … Read More

A little inspiration from Tron: Legacy

I saw the late showing of Tron: Legacy tonight and came away with a nice sense of inspiration.  I’m a late night guy, so getting a twinge of inspiration after midnight is not all that unusual, but I didn’t really expected it from Tron . I vaguely remember feeling a bit of an emotional chill after seeing the original in the theater. The computer/tech … Read More

Back from Canada, right?

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I just returned from a vacation to Canada last week so it’s been a while since the last post on this blog. Our trip up north was very eventful! As some of you know, my wife’s sister is married to a professional baseball player, Scott Rolen, who was playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, so we were in town to visit … Read More

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