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What was your favorite baseball movie?

Favorite Baseball Movies Some of the best sports movies of all time are baseball movies.  I tend to find I gravitate towards movies that romanticize baseball, and I never tire of watching them.  Perhaps my earliest favorite baseball movies were ‘The Natural‘ with Robert Redford, and ‘Field of Dreams‘ with…

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This Day in History – December 31st

As the old year closes out, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at today and see what events happened on the last day of the year in history. One might assume that this day was always one filled with cheer and celebration, and although there is…

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‘The Art of Sales Management’ = My New eBook

My newest eBook is now available on Amazon.  It my third book overall, and it is by far the largest project I have done so far.  It is called: The Art of Sales Management: Lessons Learned on the Fly.  It covers my years as a sales manager in Georgia, and…

The Ultimate Air Dog Competition

Choose Your Doggie

If you ever get a chance, go visit a dog show.  I never thought this would be something on my list of things to do, but awhile back I took my little brother with Big Brothers and Big Sisters out to do something on a Saturday afternoon, and we found…

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Dance Like No One is Watching

I have never been much of a fan of dance routines as a form of entertainment. However, I do know many people that are. People as a whole love to dance. When I shot the video below of a dance act featured at the Cereal Festival in downtown Battle Creek…

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Butterflies are Living Art

A few years ago my wife and I went to visit the Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids in May, and shot videos of the Butterfly exhibit that is held there annually. If you have ever tried to photograph or video butterflies, I can tell you it is not as easy…

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Hot Air Balloons Make Time Stand Still

The hot air balloons that cross the skies of Battle Creek in the summer months of July each year are part of the joy of living in my town.  A few years ago I attended and filmed a ‘Balloon Illume’ event at the Field of Flight Air Show near the…

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Statues I Saw in Florida

Florida is always a fun State to go visit.  They have all the great beaches, really.  The weather for the most part is nice as well, although it can be sticky at different times of the year.  I always carry my camera with me when I travel anywhere, and I…

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Crazy Street Performer

When one visits a popular local night spot in a city like Miami, one comes across all kinds of characters.  This past Thanksgiving weekend in November 2011, I was walking the area of downtown Miami called the Lincoln Mall.  I came across this interesting character trying to sing and perform. …

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Kissing a Toad, Hoping for a Prince

Over the Thanksgiving weekend I visited Miami, Florida.  On Sunday, my wife and I took time to visit a tourist trap in the Everglades where they took you on a boat ride and then you got to sit in at a small nature show.  As part of the nature show,…

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Living Statue Street Performers

Ever since the first time I visited Disneyland as a kid, I have always been facinated with the living statue street performers.  They have an interesting and creative way of capturing the attention of an audience, and over the years I have witnessed them in Orlando, New York, New Orleans,…

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Kissing a Toad

I attended an local animal show at a Gator park in the Everglades just outside of Miami recently, and as part of this show the man handling the animals had a lady in the audience kiss a toad.  It was a really large toad, and he climbed up the steps…