Billy Jealousy

17 Jun 19
Coach Lawrence's Blog

“I’m sure there are equally compelling stories out there that need to be told. Tell them!” – Tony Holler   I coach distance for the Hinsdale Central boy’s track team.  We qualified zero distance athletes or relays to the state track championships this year.  First time since 2008 that has happened.  Nonetheless, I have a […]

17 Jun 19
A Thirty-Something Flying Blind

Warning: Long post & a long music mix. Back in high school, my American Lit. teacher gave us a fun little assignment. We had to pick a song that described a scene in The Great Gatsby. It isn’t as easy as it sounds, but I enjoyed hearing what people picked. Frankly, they had better selections […]

16 Jun 19
The Unisex Bathroom

Ally is in her office at night, when she hears disconnected VONDA singing. She goes out to investigate, and runs into Cage at the elevator, who was also working late. Ally hears VONDA sing “touch me” and looks confused. Cage asks what’s wrong, but Ally assures him she’s fine: “I don’t even like dating.” Cage […]

16 Jun 19
Fictive Dream

by Billy Cowan The walk to the nudist part is an endurance test for Jane, especially if it’s hot, and today is hot; more Greek island hot than North Wales beach. For Dougie, who is striding ahead as always with the rolled-up windbreaker and tent strapped to his back like weapons, it’s a breeze. Even […]

15 Jun 19
Blabbermoths

            You can have close friends in life that you hang out with a lot. But sometimes friendships can get complicated and there might be problems among them. One problem is Jealousy. Jealousy can be good and bad for friendships. It can be good because jealousy can be your motivation. Jealousy can be bad because […]

15 Jun 19
Jonathon D. Svendsen

If there is anything Disney movies have in common with the superhero genre it’s the absence of the protagonist’s birth parents. Much of this has to do with the source material for many of these fairy tales films. While many blanche today at how expendable the mothers were in the tales of Hans Christian Andersen […]

15 Jun 19
Greene Pastures

Spiritual Warfare—An Introduction What is Spiritual Warfare? Spiritual warfare is the struggle between spiritual principalities and our human weakness—evil vs. good! For our spiritual well-being, there are many lessons in the Bible which Christ-followers should be mindful. Lessons abound such as how to manage money, how to pray, how to grow from babes in Christ […]

14 Jun 19
Truth2Freedom's Blog

June 13, 2019 How the ‘COS’ cheated Utah DON FOTHERINGHAM — During the 2019 session of the Utah State Legislature, a powerful lobby known as the “Convention of States Action” (COS) succeeded in getting the Republican leadership to maneuver SJR-9 through the Utah Legislature. SJR-9 is COS’s application for Congress to call a convention under […]

14 Jun 19
The All Scene Eye

Photo by Kathrin Baumbach There’s a fine line between art and artifice, and Ciaran Lavery of Aghagallon, Ireland has spent his career aiming for the right side of it. His last project, a stripped-down solo interpretation of his album Sweet Decay, may have been his most intimate musical self-portrait to date, but the singer-songwriter still […]

14 Jun 19
Gists.Com.

Naked Lunch is inseparable from its author William S. Burroughs, which tends to happen with certain major works. The book may be the only Burroughs title many literature buffs can name. In terms of name recognition, Naked Lunch is a bit like Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue, which also arrived in 1959. Radical for its […]

13 Jun 19
Musings in the Middle...

The Women…and Men of Pentecost Acts 1 As I begin this morning, please get ready to answer two questions to which you will share your answer with the person or persons around you….Ready? Question number one: Name two men AND two women who have helped you grow in your faith in Christ. Share your answer […]

13 Jun 19
Frank Report | Investigative Journalism From Frank Parlato

Harriet Wilson [not her real name] is a woman known to me who took an SOP [Society of Protectors] six-day intensive and has closely followed the case.  SOP teaches, among other things, that men are honorable and keep their word, and women are feckless, expect to be pampered, and do not keep their word. SOP […]

13 Jun 19
Artvoice

Harriet Wilson [not her real name] is a woman known to me who took an SOP [Society of Protectors] six-day intensive and has closely followed the case.  SOP teaches, among other things, that men are honorable and keep their word, and women are feckless, expect to be pampered, and do not keep their word. SOP […]