Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – September 7, 2018

Today you can enjoy the sheer brilliance of one of the world’s top cellists, Yo Yo Ma. This twelve-minute miniconcert has him playing three short Bach solo pieces. He also talks briefly between his playing. Note his tale of learning the first piece when he was four years old. One …

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Fun Fridays – August 31, 2018

The next time you complain about the commute to your local church or place of worship, consider this congregation. That is commitment! I love the metaphor embedded in the story. “It can be a dangerous thing to go to a house of worship and present yourself before the Living God.”

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Fun Fridays – August 17, 2018

A visual rendering of the virtuosity of Franz Liszt as a composer and the brilliance of this performer playing “La Campanella.” This pianist has over 100,000 subscribers to his weekly “light shows.” If you would like to follow along with the music, below is a link to a PDF of …

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Fun Friday – August 10, 2018

Today is for all science geeks. In 1591 it is said that Galileo (at the time, a mathematician at the University of Pisa – the location of the leaning tower…) proposed that a feather and a cannon ball would fall at the same rate of speed if there was no air …

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Fun Fridays – August 3, 2018

If any writer did this during their writer’s conference appointment we would have to call the paramedics for the editor or agent. Remember to be kind to the poor editor. And she is 13 years old. If that wasn’t enough…here she is at age 11.  

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Fun Fridays – July 27, 2018

The original “Cup” song done by Rich Mullins in 1987. (Some think the original is Anna Kendrick’s “Cup”…the below is video proof otherwise.) Lyrics below the video: A more modern rendition: “It’s about as useless as a screen door on a submarine Faith without works baby It just ain’t happenin’ One …

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Fun Fridays – July 20, 2018

I want one of these machines in my office. A burger bot! The interview with the inventor is not the best, but at least you can hear his vision for the product. I do not want this next machine in my office. Salad by robot. Now you know my meal …

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