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Category: Arts and Entertainment

Passagae thru the Andes, of Peru and Copan, Honduras

[April and May, 2005] It was a wondrous trip as always, to Peru, and beyond. We caught our plane as usual in St. Paul, Minnesota, and landed in Lima, Peru…no change in time, thus, no jet leg, always a relief. There we [we, being: my wife Rosa and I] mulled about a few days and […]

Advantages of 360-Degree Vision Devices

Humans do not have 360-degree vision. Think about why we have evolved this way and what it means to the vision and what we will have to do to improve upon Mother Nature’s excellent design. We have drawings of such 360-Degree Vision Device, which provides surround-a-vision in a head mounted night vision goggle unit. If […]

Eggshells – Of a Shoeshine Boy

I feel like an eggshell lying in the backwoods hidden behind a bush. I am still a Midwestern shoeshine boy at heart though; not much more…trying to find the eggshells I left behind when I was born. I feel we are but shadows in the harsh winter snows of Minnesota–listening to angels weeping, demon laughing. […]

Audible Books: The Evolution of Story Telling

In the days of old, stories were usually told orally from a tribal storyteller or one of the wise elders or chiefs. The next progression in storytelling came with the first hieroglyphics and visual representations of actual and mythical events. After that came the evolution of written languages and alphabets, eventually culminating in the printing […]

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy had the potential to be the best movie of the year. And yes, I sincerely mean that. Really, look at all it had going for it: it’s based on a classic book that has a cult following that could rival the Lord of the Rings trilogy. A very funny […]

The Difference Between Wool Wax and Bayberry Wax

Ever wonder about the different types of waxes? For instance what is used to make crayons, automotive wax, candles or surfboard wax? Well there are many different types of waxes, let’s discuss two of the most popular types. Bayberry wax, which comes from the berries the shrub with that name is also used in candle […]

Why Buy Original Art?

Why pay money for an original piece of art work, when you can buy an inexpensive print? When it comes right down to it, creating a piece of art is a mystery. No artist, no matter how articulate, can explain why a particular work of art was created. By buying an art work you buy […]