Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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February 2007

Jackson Waters is hot…

I posted this at MonticelloLive today: The contemporary Christian band Jackson Waters released its first label-released CD today. Entitled Come Undone, it’s being released by Word Records. Monticello native, David Leonard is the lead singer, song writer and plays guitar… Continue Reading →

Whew…

Is anyone else out there feeling overwhelmed? If not, then offer words of enlightenment. If you are, share why. Nuff said.

Way to go, Morris!!

Morris Chapman, president of the nation’s largest evangelical denomination, asks a pertinet and piercing question. Read the article here.

The Illusionist (rated 4 stars)

The Illusionist (Widescreen Edition) by Neil Burger A great movie that made my head spin! Reminded me of Sixth Sense, for some reason. See more about The Illusionist (Widescreen Edition)

Christ’s tomb… with bones?

Get ready for a media blitz next Sunday, March 4, on the Discovery Channel as they air a show called The Lost Tomb of Christ. I’m sure skeptics and antagonists of Christianity will come out of the closet drooling in… Continue Reading →

Hands down, a great video…

In advance, YES, I know this is a beer commercial. If this tempts you to go get drunk and rob a bank, then you’re, well, an idiot. But for some reason, I’m fascinated by the video.

Where’s the love?

OK, it’s in the middle of a tornado warning here in our small metropolis of 10,000. I had just finished posting the National Weather Service warnings on MonticelloLive. I had the front door open listening and stepping out to look… Continue Reading →

Review: Disney War (4 stars)

Disney War by James Stewart was a fascinating and disconcerting read at the same time. Having just come back from a week in DisneyWorld earlier this month, this book revealed the “dark side” (as Eisner claims everyone has) behind the… Continue Reading →

Regular blog stops

I was quite intimidated recently by a long list of excellent Christian blogs offered. I scrolled for hours, it felt like, to reach the end of the list. Needless to say, many of my frequent stops weren’t on the list,… Continue Reading →

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