Yearly Archives: 2007

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2007 Comments Off on Happy New Year!

A little early, I know, but I’m not going to be online much (if at all) tomorrow, so I thought I’d say it today… may 2008 hold many blessings and some pleasant surprises for you and your family.  God bless ... Read More »

The year ahead

December 30, 2007 1 Comment »

Two big stories to follow for 2008: US presidential election: who will the contenders be from each party and who will ultimately triumph in November? Palestine: will the Israelis and the Palestinians be able to resolve enough differences to create ... Read More »

Best of blog

December 29, 2007 Comments Off on Best of blog

Most visited post: Knowledgeable? Best photos I didn’t take: I bent my wookie Most insightful post: The reason why Canadian politicians are so evil? Nah… really: Rethinking abortion Post most fun to write: A true original Most controversial post: Disheartened ... Read More »

Booty

December 28, 2007 3 Comments »

No, not that kind sickos… I’m talking about Christmas loot.  What was your haul this year?  I got royally booked this year, so now I have a pile to go through: Canadian History for Dummies by Will Ferguson Hitching Rides ... Read More »

The year in blog

December 27, 2007 Comments Off on The year in blog

I did this roundup last year, too, but here’s the first post from every month this year, with the first line (the author of each this time is me, so I didn’t include it): January And we’re back After having ... Read More »

Month of music – roundup

December 26, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – roundup

So here’s all the songs conveniently in one place for your listening pleasure… A Strange Way To Save The World – 4HIM [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Breath of Heaven – Amy Grant [Audio clip: view full post ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 25th

December 25, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 25th

Today’s the day and we’re celebrating by blowing the roof off with the Supertones’ “Joy to the World.” Merry Christmas, everyone! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Truly

December 24, 2007 3 Comments »

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Month of music – Dec 24th

December 24, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 24th

It’s the eve of the big day, so what better song to share than “Silent Night”. This rendition was recorded by Sinead O’Connor. The spare instrumentation and soft vocals lend it an entirely appropriate atmosphere. [Audio clip: view full post ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 23rd

December 23, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 23rd

Another Sunday, which means a Christmas parent’s song. This final one is “A Strange Way to Save the World” performed by 4HIM. It’s the reaction of Joseph to being the father of the proclaimed Messiah, and how different it was ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 22nd

December 22, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 22nd

There are probably ten thousand different recordings of “O Holy Night” (I have seventeen). Each has its strengths and weaknesses. I’m partial to the Tracy Chapman recording, but it doesn’t give me chills the way the very traditional Josh Groban ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 21st

December 21, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 21st

Today brings us to the third and final version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” performed this time by MercyMe. This rendition has a much “fuller” sound than the previous two, but manages to sound more traditional at the same ... Read More »