Life Can Be Wonderful

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu1/3/18
Watching the New Year’s Day Concert at the Musikverein in Vienna, reminded me of some wonderful things which took place many years ago.  My experience attests to the fact that, one can never know when or where beauty and serendipity will strike. More » • (142 views)

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Christmas Thoughts

by Brad Nelson12/24/17
Aka “It’s a Wonderful Life…some of the time.” •  I’ve never heard what happens on the second Noel. Also, as Pat has informed us, there are not nine reindeer (counting Rudolph). There are ten. Her name is Olive. Olive the other Reindeer. More » • (305 views)

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Anti-Social Media

by Brad Nelson12/13/17
You all know my reservations regarding this site. I don’t expect a social-media utopia. Nor do I want the mindless rabble of “democracy” where the lowest-common-denominator is the measure of all things. More » • (295 views)

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Justice

by Pat Tarzwell   11/29/17
The firing of Matt Lauer, from whatever network he spread his lies from, has caused many people to cry that this is America, is this the type of justice we want here?  Is this a country to be proud of?  Where you can be fired just because someone makes an accusation? More » • (505 views)

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The Vine and the Branches

by Pat Tarzwell   11/26/17
John 15 (NIV), “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful.” More » • (260 views)

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The Defense of Ft. McHenry

by Pat Tarzwell   11/22/17
In this season, it is a good time to reflect on the things we have to be thankful for.  I am so thankful for God’s grace and love that I cannot express it in words alone.  But there is so much more More » • (419 views)

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Violence Is Inherent To The Left

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu11/16/17
It is my belief that modern leftism, be it called progressivism, communism, socialism holds within its very essence the seeds of mayhem and murder. I will attempt to explain why this is so, in the following few paragraphs. More » • (568 views)

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The Blessings of a Low-Budget Christmas

by Brad Nelson11/14/17
There is nothing like the blessings of a comedian-atheist and a low-budget Christmas movie to put you in the spirit for Christmas. More » • (237 views)

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Christmas Comes Early for One

by Brad Nelson11/4/17
You’ve likely seen making the rounds on the web the story of nine-year-old Jacob Thompson of Maine. He’s in stage 4 of a nerve cell cancer and isn’t expected to live out the month…certainly not as far as Christmas. More » • (275 views)

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Look But Don’t Touch

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu11/1/17
With all the revelations of sexual harassment, groping and overall bad behavior hitting the news lately, I have decided to finally write about an embarrassing incident which I experienced as a young man. More » • (283 views)

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Myth of the West

by Steve Lancaster10/26/17
In 1893 Fredrick Jackson Turner stated in his paper “The Significance of the Frontier in American History”, that not only was the finite frontier closed but Americans might need to find a replacement. Since then, historians, authors of both fiction and non-fiction, playwrights, musicians and movie makers have sought to enlarge and explain the mythos of the American west. More » • (371 views)

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Thinking Outside the Daily Drama

by Brad Nelson10/20/17
As I get older I learn. Sometimes reality is a cruel teacher. There are real enemies in the world. There are bad people who can harm us. But often our worst enemy is ourselves. Sticking our face in a fan and keeping it there is not smart. Hitting your head against the wall just because it feels better when you stop is not kind. More » • (505 views)

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