Thu, 16 February 2012
I have decided to share some of the process of the Keys to the Kingdom class I am currently experiencing.
My assignment for this week was to construct a vision for myself in five key areas: Health, Finances, Relationships, Career and Creative Self-Expression, and Spiritual and Personal Growth. This vision is a picture of the person I wish to be and the life I wish to live. Like all visions, it is based upon where I am at the time, and it is always subject to change. I have decided to share this vision, and I reserve the right to revise it and repost it as I see necessary. Blessings to all of you.
My Vision For My Health
My Vision for My Finances
My Vision for My Relationships
My Vision for My Spiritual and Personal Growth
Category:Extras -- posted at: 7:17 AM
Fri, 18 June 2010
The Dizzy Feet Foundation has declared July 31, 2010, to be "National Dance Day," a day in which everybody in America is encouraged to get up and dance!
In support of this, choreographers Napoleon and Tabitha have put together a simple hip-hop routine that they challenge everybody to learn and do on National Dance Day.
I have taken up the challenge. Who will join me?
Watch the video below, be sure to practice, practice, practice, and be prepared to dance July 31, 2010!
Category:Extras -- posted at: 3:53 AM
Sat, 20 March 2010
I don't normally give any shoutouts to Kim Br-Br-Br-Br-Beaver's blog because she can't get over her obsession with Big Fatty long enough to give my show any attention. I am making an exception here, because she did post a bad audition from (she says) the Faroese Idol show, and I found it funny. Here's the link, which you'll have to cut and paste, because LibSyn's HTML editor is not working right... http://kimbeaver.blogspot.com/2010/03/welcome-to-faroese-idol.html We return you now to the regularly scheduled boycott of Kim Br-Br-Br-Br-Beaver's Lodge...
Category:Extras -- posted at: 3:31 PM
Wed, 10 March 2010
According to multiple sources, actor and 80's teen movie icon Corey Haim has died of an accidental overdose.
Haim was known mostly for movies such as The Lost Boys and License to Drive and for his early "bromance" with License co-star Corey Feldman ("The Coreys"). Unfortunately, like too many 80's child actors, his early success did not transfer well into adulthood. He did plenty of work, but most projects did not have the same impact as his earlier ones.
According to his IMDb profile, he had a series of projects either in production, completed, and had been rumored to have started a couple more. No doubt, these will get some attention as they are released.
Haim admitted to drug use for most of his professional life, and he never seemed to be able to overcome addiction for long. It's a sad commentary on Hollywood that too many people like him slip through the cracks and don't always get the help they need.
See you on the other side, Corey. Thank you for being who you were in the body. Your spirit is now free to go to its next adventure.
Category:Extras -- posted at: 2:57 PM
Sat, 25 July 2009
You got to hand it to this couple, who decided to do what is the most unique entrance to a wedding I've ever seen. Kudos to Jill, Kevin, their bridesmaids and groomsmen, and an obviously very open-minded church in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Category:Extras -- posted at: 4:13 PM
Mon, 29 June 2009
This is the recording of the live show I did as a participant in the first-ever "Pride 48" celebration.
I had a blast doing my first live show, and I hope to do more in the future.
Thanks again to Adam and Matty of "The Adam and Matty Show" and Daniel Brewer of "Dubious Intent" for coming up with the concept and seeing it through to completion.
"Dream" by Music Alley artist Mike Andrews
"When There's Love at Home" by Music Alley artist Danny Fong
"Deep Cycle Discharge" by Music Alley artists Simon James and Derek K. Miller
"Power Inside" by Music Alley and PodsafeAudio.com group The MSU Orchestra (formerly known as EL84)
Thanks for listening,and Stay Powerful!
Sun, 17 May 2009
Here is the video project I referred to on the Archer Radio group show. Unfortunately, the site had a DDoS attack done to it, so it's currently down. Still, enjoy the video until the site is back up:
Category:Extras -- posted at: 10:18 PM
Thu, 14 May 2009
The only editorializing I am going to do here is to say that I am feeling better about wearing jeans to church:
Meet 'Jesus in jeans' of 21st century
Published on Thu 14th May 2009 17:08:15
London, May 14 :
It’s 21st century after all so why Jesus Christ should be left behind. A church in East Sussex has unveiled a new seven foot high statue of a modern day Jesus wearing jeans and a shirt.
Father David Buckley unveiled the 35,000-pound Marcus Cornish statue dubbed ‘Jesus in jeans’ at the Our Lady Immaculate and St Philip Neri Catholic church in Uckfield depicting Christ as a man of the 21st century.
In the statue Christ can be seen wearing jeans and a shirt billowing in the wind while his hair and beard are neatly and fashionably trimmed.
Cornish's sculpture was funded by money left by Winifred Gregory, 87, a member of the congregation who passed away in 2008, reports ‘The Telegraph’.
Father Buckley said: "You are always looking for new ways to enrich people in the experience of Christianity and it is good people can be open-minded to appreciate it.”
"On the continent you often encounter modern representations of Jesus but it is not so common over here. We wanted a figure of Christ not in suffering but dynamic and welcoming. We felt this design summed up the spirit and activity of Christ perfectly and I think it speaks for itself.”
Cornish said: "The sculpture is simple and direct and I hope it sums up the feeling that Christ is always with us and that we are not to be afraid. His clothing is being blown vigorously to add the sense of him being alive and his strength in defying earthly cares. The clothing is loosely contemporary in order to connect Christ to his people now as much as to his past. I hope this sculpture will inspire and communicate in very human terms, reaching out and being relevant to both the congregation and local community."
Category:Extras -- posted at: 1:21 PM
Fri, 1 May 2009
Some people thought it might be Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but it turns out that it will be Souter as the first justice to leave the court since Obama's inauguration.
Thu, 30 April 2009
Ryan opened the show by announcing that 47 million votes had been called and texted in last night.
Ryan asked Simon if he had anything to say about the performances last night, and Simon said after watching the show back he realized everybody was good.
The Ford Commercial was one of the better ones this season.
The Top 5 performed a medley of "It Don't Mean a Thing" and "I Got Rhythm." Excellent performances by everybody, and it's further reinforcement of my opinion that this Top 5 has the potential to go far.
Ryan reminds everybody about the Idol Tour.
Danny (Friday) and Allison (Monday) had birthdays since the last results show. Ryan introduces a tape of the contestants making birthday cakes that descends into a free-for-all food fight. Hilarious, and they completely trashed the kitchen and part of the rest of the Idol Mansion.
On the other side of the tape, Ryan asks Allison who started it, and she ratted out Danny. Ryan presented Danny with a $6,000 cleaning bill for the cleanup job in the Idol Mansion. Danny asked if he was supposed to pay it, and Ryan joked that if he won, they might forgive it.
Ryan then began to do the rundown of the performances.
Matt is asked to move to stage right (audience left).
Danny is asked to move to stage left (audience right).
Allison joins Danny at stage left.
Kris is asked to join Matt at stage right.
Adam is moved to the center of the stage and asked which group he believes he should be standing with. He was uncomfortable with the question, but eventually joins Allison and Danny.
Ryan then reveals that the Bottom Three is not Adam, Danny, and Allison, and moves Adam to stage right, revealing that this week's Bottom Three are:
The predictable shocked reactions ripple through the audience, and the judges are just as stunned. Simon reminds everybody that this is what happens when the contest is opened to America's vote, and insists that nothing should be taken away from Danny and Allison's safe status.
Ryan calls a commercial break.
After the break, Natalie Cole performs "Something's Got To Give," from her classic album Unforgettable. She looks great after all these years--but maybe a bit too skinny to me. She is going out on tour, including her first date ever in Korea.
Ryan calls a commercial break.
After the break, Season Five winner Taylor Hicks performs a song from his new album (missed the title). He's going more in a bluesy rock direction, which seems to fit his voice. And (thankfully), his goofy dancing is gone.
After Taylor's performance, Ryan asks if he has any advice for the Top 5, and he says it's all about song choice and having the right moves, and he felt all of them could do well after the competition.
Ryan calls Matt, Kris, and Adam back on to the stage.
Kris is sent back to the couches, he hugs both Matt and Adam, and he looks slightly sick as he goes across the stage. It's obvious that this group has been very cohesive this season.
Ryan calls a commercial break.
After the break, Jamie Foxx sings his new single "Blame It." Personally, there was too much of the "vocal tuning" effect in the song. Simon seems to agree, because he is the one person not "grooving" to the music, and in fact seems quite perturbed.
Ryan asks Jamie about his experience with the contestants, and pulls Matt and Adam over so Jamie can talk to them. Jamie said the Top 5 were the most talented people he had met in the past ten years (that should be just beyond his In Living Color years). He said that regardless of the outcome, all of them should be able to do well, because they are talented.
Ryan calls the commercial break.
After the break, the show is running a bit short, so Ryan teases Simon about the fact that Randy and Kara came closer to calling the results this week.
Ryan then announces the final result. Adam is safe, so Matt's journey ends tonight.
Matt's ending package rolls.
Still needing to fill some time, Ryan asks for final advice from Randy, Paula, and Kara. He asks Simon for advice for the Top 4, since it will be Rock Week next week. Simon says "don't listen to me!"
Next week's mentor will be Slash.
Category:Extras -- posted at: 7:00 AM