Tom Waits is a human paradox which we might call an esoteric celebrity. On one hand are fans that can justifiably be referred to as rabid, while on the other are those who never heard of the man.
When it comes to the disease of alcoholism, self diagnosis is the only effective way to begin getting better. Here are six steps that will help in self diagnosis of alcoholism.
Walk with me for a few minutes around this old farm. While you browse through photos, I will tell you about this farm and a little of my own farming background. Grab a cup of coffee and join me.
This is a review of Konica Minolta Maxxum SLR (film camera) lenses and their compatibility with the Sony Alpha, Sony Nex and Sony Alpha Nex E-Mount line of DSLR (digital) cameras.
Something to help cool you off in sizzling hot weather and something for that day hike you are planning. Here are a few snacks that I use regularly to beat the junk food munchies.
The Bald Eagle has been the symbol of American freedom since 1782 and is the only eagle unique to North America. Here are some basic facts, along with videos, of the great Bald Eagle.
Have you ever seen a large bird, and wondered if it was a Bald Eagle? Most of us need to be close enough to observe their white heads and tails. There's another way to identify birds than by color.
The Megachurch. On an average Sunday in 2013, five million people worshiped in a U.S. megachurch. The average Church in the world today has a weekly attendance of under 0ne hundred.
Personal debt can teach us some things about national debt. What we experience personally as a result of owing too much money, is also true of our nation as it continuously digs deeper into debt.
Great Lakes steamer Rising Sun sailed from High Island to Benton Harbor, Michigan in October, 1917. It was her last voyage. Here is the story plus photos contributed by a reader of the article.
Chronic knee and hip pain can cause us to change how we live. There is a possibility that this pain can be relieved by the use of three simple stretching techniques that take only moments to do.
Man can fly! This hub describes the extreme sport of Wingsuit Flying, and you won't want to miss the videos of these men and women flying down the sides of mountains in excess of 110 mph.
This is so easy, it's embarrassing. Here is how to make your own kayak cart out of an old golf bag cart.
The documentary "Religulous" was released in 2008, but the debate still has lessons to teach us all. This is an updated version of a previously published hub. I have split it into two hubs for your hub hopping...
This is a three step Bible Study method for anyone who wants to have a better understanding any passage in the Bible. It is for Christians and non-Christians alike. Short and easy to follow.
Updated on 4/30/17 . Here are three lessons I learned as I walked with my wife through her fight with breast cancer. There is a way to walk this path every step of the way, and have no regrets.
The Future of Evangelical Christianity with UPDATE in light of 2016 Republican Primaries and Trump's Success
Evangelical Christianity is changing before our eyes. Old beliefs are being discarded and new goals adopted. In this article, I provide an informed opinion about where the Church is being lead.
Turning right on a red light is old news. We do it without thinking about it. But when was the last time you turned LEFT on a red light? It is legal in most States and under certain circumstances.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the U.S. National Parks. I want to share with you all of the Places to go and things to see when you visit this beautiful part of Northern Michigan.
In this article I've pulled together doctrinal statements of three evangelical organizations, using them to distill one statement which illustrates the beliefs that most evangelicals would agree on.
The word "Evangelical" is often used and often either misunderstood or not understood at all. Here is the first of three hubs that will give a basic understanding of the term and the institution behind it.
Grief and Alcohol were two "demons" that incapacitated me, preventing me from living a full, happy life. I found my way free. Here is how. If I could do it, so can you.
Having your blood drawn can be a scary procedure, but if we understand why the doctor is ordering blood tests and how the blood drawing procedure works, some of the anxiety can be lifted.
Willis-Ekbom Disease (WED) is a neurologic disorder that effects the legs. WED was formerly Restless Legs syndrome.
I sat in the back of a patrol car having blown a whopping 0.2 for alcohol on a breath analyzer. My second DUI in three years. Little did I know that this arrest would lead to my life of recovery.
The documentary "Religulous" was released in 2008, but the debate still has lessons to teach. I have split this into two articles for your convenience. This is Part One.
When we observe nature, we learn. Sometimes the lessons are literal. At other times nature is a metaphor of life. In this hub, I share my family's experiences in the Keweenau Peninsula of Michigan.
Restless Legs Syndrome, a.k.a. Willis-Ekbom Disease, is a neurological disorder with symptoms developing mostly in the legs. There is help, both medical and non-medical, for those who will pursue it.
Having a surgical biopsy taken can be traumatic. Waiting for results adds to the stress. Here is a step by step description of how biopsy tissue is processed in the histopathology laboratory.