Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Lines In Rock

There was a recent survey on the most influential quotes from the motion picture industry. Some obvious winners include "Make my day," "Show me the money!" and "Do you feel lucky today, punk?"So it got me thinking . . . what are some unforgettable lines in rock music?...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Tennis Debuts

This past Sunday, at a relatively obscure professional tournament called the SAP Open in San Jose, I saw the future of tennis and its name is Milos Raonic.Raonic, a 20 year old Canadian of Serbian descent, won his first pro event ever, beating world #9 Fernando...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Super Bowl Memories

It's Super Bowl week.I don't have much invested in who wins between the Steelers and the Packers. One thing for sure: there will be a lot of gold at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday night.But there have been times when I've had quite a bit of emotional investment in the...

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Fish Out Of Water

On the way back from a conference with some Methodist preacher friends, we stopped in the small town of Walterboro, South Carolina.To put it mildly, I was NOT in my element.The bag I'm holding contains two books I bought and not any antiques I discovered.

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Australian Memories

Every year at this time, the eyes of the tennis world turn down under as the Australian Open kicks off the season in what they're calling "The Grand Slam Of Asia and The Pacific."And my mind turns to that time in 1976 when my parents, older brother and I spent five...

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Can You Interpret This One?

In last Tuesday's post, I admitted that I am unable to interpret dreams.Apparently, that includes my own.But did I have a doozy the other night . . .It was Easter Sunday.We had chosen to hold our worship services off-site. Some cavernous, confusing auditorium.Chris...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five NFL Helmets

One of the best Christmas presents I ever received was a football uniform when I was six years old.One of the best I ever gave was a football uniform -- to Riley, when he was six years old. It was of his favorite team. (See below.)So it got me thinking . . . what are...

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