The Sound of Electronic Silence


Cover of Sounds of Silence (Exp) Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence Sounds Of Silence By: Simon & Garfunkel The song … Continue reading The Sound of Electronic Silence

You Smoke….. Your Fired!


The other day I was listening to WJR 760, the local Detroit talk radio, the show was the Mitch Album show and the topic was companies that fire smokes. The interview itself was very calm, but the post call in, at times got very heated. The question that caused all the heat, “Do companies have … Continue reading You Smoke….. Your Fired!

Can Humans ever be perfect?


Image via Wikipedia Change Your Life   I think it is ok to allow yourself to make mistakes. Making them often helps teach us what is right. Trying to be perfect leads to perfectionism which most people agree is not healthy. Leading a narrow existence also leaves our experience of life emptier then if we … Continue reading Can Humans ever be perfect?

Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/because-he-lives-reflecting-on-lent-and-easter/ Image via Wikipedia Author: Tobin Crenshaw I once heard an instructor talk about trying to counsel a young woman in a hospital who had been severely abused by her family. He tried unsuccessfully for an hour to get a response from her but she simply refused to acknowledge his presence in the room. Finally … Continue reading Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter

Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?

Facts and the Left


Cover via Amazon I love polls, the percentages and averages of things. That’s one reason I like to read TownHall magazine. In each and every issue they have polls. They give snapshots of how Americans are thinking at any given moment in time. In the January issue, that I was able to finish reading, thanks … Continue reading Facts and the Left

NASA… Our best investment


Image via Wikipedia It has been 25 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded upon lift-off, and our space program has never truly recovered. After the tragic explosion President Reagan comforted the American public but also pledged to continue with space exploration. With the second space shuttle tragedy President Bush began the process of grounding … Continue reading NASA… Our best investment

Mr. President, your pint of blood is ready…


Image via Wikipedia Strange days indeed… A quote from John Lennon from: Everybody's talking and no one says a word Everybody's making love and no one really cares There's Nazis in the bathroom just below the stairs Always something happening and nothing going on There's always something cooking and nothing in the pot They're starving … Continue reading Mr. President, your pint of blood is ready…

Ernie and Detroit


Yesterday the City of Detroit mourned the loss of a great man, Ernie Harwell, the voice of summer. Ernie was the broadcast announcer for the Detroit Tigers for years. His voice on the radio meant that summer was here. As a child I use to listen to Ernie on the radio, to hear the tigers … Continue reading Ernie and Detroit