Category Archives: Literature

The Influence of the Chief Tecumseh Poem

The Influence of the Chief Tecumseh Poem
You may recall sometime back we had posted about the Chief Tecumseh poem that we had become aware of from the Act of Valor movie. Well we just recently received a note from an active duty soldier that I had to share with you. Continue reading

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Les Misérables Quotes Preparing for the new Movie

Les Misérables Quotes

In honor of the amazing Victor Hugo work of literature, Les Misérables and the new movie coming out December 2012, my team and I have ventured into a new project. Our task is to find the best of the best quotes from the book and to make them into amazing works of art.
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Band of Brothers Quote Henry V Saint Crispin’s day speech

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition; Continue reading

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Adventures on the Light Rail – The Sales Guys

Would you agree with me that sometimes sales guys can have a questionable reputation? I do not know, there is just something about some of them that I can not quite put my finger on. Maybe the thing is I sense that I can not really trust some of them. I have many friends and family members that are indeed great people and great sales people so this does not implicate every single sales person but there maybe some generalizing wisdom that might be gleaned from this experience. Maybe hearing some recent conversations among sales men on the train, better known as the light rail, just maybe these conversations will give us some valid reasons for those queasy feelings in out stomach when dealing with some sales people. Continue reading

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Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge Magazine Cover

I was contacted by one of the editors of a national magazine, the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy the monthly journal for The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy because they wanted to use my Stone Arch Bridge image as the cover of their magazine for an upcoming issue.
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Book Review: The Little Book That Beats the Market: Joel Greenblatt

This book is a short little piece with lots of humor, but do not mistake it’s brevity for lack of content and power. The methodology that this book recommends is so easy and so powerful that the author risks having the reader not taking it seriously. I beg you, take this seriously and you will be handsomely rewarded.
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Eagan High School Theater Presents Pippin

Eagan High School Theater Presents Pippin
Spring 2010 Theater Presentation
This young man Javier Ferreira is one gifted entertainer. You will see much more of him.
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Invictus – William Ernest Henley

I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
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News Release: Wayne Moran Book Release: Eye of the Beholder

What happens when a unique visual style and powerful substance come together in one coffee table sized volume?
Award-winning photographer Wayne Moran shows you the answer to that question in his inspiring first publication Eye of the Beholder (120 pp., tpb, $49.95), a collection of inspiring photographs from his newly updated portfolio of landscapes, cityscapes, architecture, nature and people.
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The Stoning of Soraya M.

With all the turmoil going on in Iran right now, this movie might be one of the most important movies of a generation or even a life time…
This is a must see movie..
http://www.thestoning.com/
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