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  • Brothers
    Why, God – why oh why did my brother Jimmy have to die????
    I had been mourning the anniversary of my Mother’s death all day on Friday, October 3, 2011. She had died just three years before. Anniversaries and holidays of any kind are so very hard after a loved one has passed away; especially when it...
  • Shaken not stirred
    Crafting cocktails. It’s all about presentation
    Sweet, tart, chocolate, creamy... Mixed drinks come in many styles and the quality of liquor is irrelevant since most mixers cover that cheap alcohol taste. But when someone asks for a fancy cocktail it’s time to roll up your sleeves and put...
  • Where did that come from? Volume #3
    Where did that come from? Volume #3
    Knowing where common, everyday words and phrases come from gives you an advantage over others. On a personal level, it’s the kind of information that gains immediate attention, making you the focal point of interesting, memorable...
  • Where did that come from?
    Where did that come from? Volume #2
    Etymology is the study of word origins. It sounds rather bland and boring. However, if someone tells you the history or basis of words and phrases you commonly use every day, that creates much more interest.The phrase, “in the limelight,...
  • Joe Satriani stops in Clearwater with his Unstoppable Momentum Tour Wednesday evening
    Joe Satriani - Unstoppable Momentum Tour Stops in Florida!
    Joseph Satriani, a good Italian boy born in Westbury, New York decided he was quitting his high school football squad, to become a guitarist following his hearing of the death of the late, great Jimi Hendrix. This wizard went on to study Jazz with...
  • Apologetics for the Family
    Four ways to do apologetics with your family
    Moms in Modesto are no different than moms around the world when it comes to making sure our families know why Christianity is true: We need to do that! Maybe you’ve been neglecting teaching apologetics to your kids because you need to make...
  • WHY?
    WHY? releases new video for "Strawberries" off Mumps LP
    Angelenos may remember a night late last August when they were unequivocally rocked by up and coming band WHY? at the Echoplex. Now, nipping at the ragged heels of their eagerly devoured Sod in the Seed EP (which you can download for FREE here),...
  • WHY? releases new EP, "Mumps"
    WHY? to rock the Echoplex tonight
    WHY? returns with their first new releases since 2009, the six track Sod in the Seed EP released two weeks ago today with a new LP "Mumps, Etc." to follow on Oct. 8/9. The trio heads out on a national tour with Anticon labelmates...
  • Cover Art
    WHY?: 'Elephant Eyelash' (2005)
    "Elephant Eyelash" by WHY? is a lyrically focused album, which features amazing songwriting framed in rich layers of clever instrumentation.The two more "single" sounding songs of the album are "Gemini (Birthday Song"...
  • Kansas Rainbow 2011
    Gardening brings many gifts
    There is a lot more to gardening then growing a plant. Have you ever thought about everything that goes into one flower, a blade of grass, flower that blooms or how a seed knows what to produce? You may think I am silly to say this but to me these...
  • Why
    Interview with band WHY - part 5
    To read part 1, clickhere. To read part 2, clickhere. To read part 3, clickhere. To read part 4, click here.Cendrine Marrouat: As an independent band, what are the main challenges that you encounter?Brian Cook:Getting heard, getting our music to...
  • Why
    Interview with band WHY - part 4
    To read part 1, clickhere. To read part 2, clickhere. To read part 3, clickhere.Cendrine Marrouat: You have performed during the World Aids Day Concert with up-and-coming bands like Enjoy Your Pumas. How was the experience? Any favorite moment to...
  • Why
    Interview with band WHY - part 3
    To read part 1, click here. To read part 2, click here.CendrineMarrouat: WHY is a very committed band. You have been part of the Make Poverty Historymovement for a number of years. Tell us more about this.Todd Laurie: I feel a responsibility to...
  • Why
    Interview with band WHY - part 1
    WHY hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. This independent band consists of Brian Cook (lead vocals), Dave Bergmuller (drums), Todd Laurie (lead guitar), Rob Langan (rhythm guitar/keyboards) and Terence Karacsony (bass). WHY is more than just a...
  • WoW Addict From South Park
    Why I Stopped Playing WoW
    The reason I considered going back to WoW was because of the new expansion coming out, Cataclysm. Of course I want to experience the awesome changes coming to WoW, but truly I cannot see myself playing through the boredom again.It has been about...