Category Archives: Entertainment

Dear Idaho. I am moving here because Sammy Hagar can drive his car like he wants to.

One foot on the brake, and one on the gas HUH!    I can’t believe it. Thirty-two feet inside the state of Idaho, and I might as well be on the German Audobahn. Sure. I might wreck. But my scene-of-carnage … Continue reading

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If you’re discussing electrolytes without knowing what they are, please sit down. It’s quiet time for you.

I’ve no idea what kind of odd, preternatural hallucinatory relfex Gatorade has cooked into their lime green gulps, but somebody over there is doing a great job with their Kenobian, “these are not the droids you are looking for” mind-meld … Continue reading

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More skulking around Cal’s Books

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The progenitor of said blog is loaded down. Work (day job) Kids to a class immediately after day job Music practice with youth band after said class Evening service music containing fruits of said practice  Magic tricks for a sober … Continue reading

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Book Review: FROZEN, by 3 1/2 year-old Bailee

The intellectual weighs in on fine literature.  And sings a song for you as well.

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Card Trick in front of my favorite bookstore

I get it.I have a face made for radio. I also have no explanation for what kind of spastic, contortive facial-flap I do at :40.  Just move along and try not to be distracted by Captain Visage:

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On Monday’s show 

it seems I’ve got the reflexive need to mention Flannery O’Connor’s works right now. But I can’t help it. As I was reading her story (and my current favorite) The Lame Shall Enter First, I could not help but think … Continue reading

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A small look

With permission from her family, here’s a little glimpse at one of yesterday’s moments.  Sort of an “in between crowds” performance for a little girl that thinks this old dude is pretty cool. 

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Performing for crowds–and enjoying what I do

I’ve been performing sleight-of-hand in some professional capacity for nearly 20 years now.  It really doesn’t seem like it. I don’t do it every day anymore, but I’m still perfectly adept at it–and while recent videos would probably convince you … Continue reading

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Proving my abject uselessness on the weekend

Not completely worthless.  I have to head out to the Happy Valley Strawberry Festival and hector that masses with my card tricks.  Somehow, for the last few days, I’ve felt like someone took a broomstick and shoved a rolled-up sock … Continue reading

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