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  1. Airlifeline of Texas
    20 Sep, 2018
    Airlifeline of Texas
    AirLifeLine of Texas was a non-profit organization that was operating in the 1990's when I was a young video producer at Concordia Communications, the video production arm of Concordia University Texas.  It's mission was to transport time-sensitive medical supplies and/or critically injured patients via private airplane to wherever they needed to go, free of charge.  Pilots were all volunteers and had some amazing stories to share about the missions they flew and the patients they helped
  2. Book Review: King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
    16 Aug, 2018
    Book Review: King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
    Although I love my share of modern works, I'm a big fan of classics.  I love classic movies, classic music and classic books.   Every year I make it a point to include several classic novels in my annual book reading list.  You know, the books you were supposed to read in high school but never did.  Over the last several years I've read "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle and, this year, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
  3. Moon by Tim Ristow
    26 Jun, 2018
    Book Review: Rocket Men
    Like many other young boys growing up in the late '60's and the 70's I dreamed of being an astronaut.  I have fond childhood memories of growing up in southern Minnesota, imagining great space adventures while playing with my brother's old G.I. Joe astronaut action figure (and space capsule toy set).  It came with a vinyl 45 RPM record that contained excerpts from the audio transmissions between NASA Mission Control and John Glenn in Friendship 7 (from the Mercury mission).  I must have worn
  4. The Art of Interviewing
    05 Jun, 2018
    The Art of Interviewing
    It was 1997.  I was a 29 year-old video producer working on staff at Concordia Lutheran College in Austin, Texas.  I loved working in video production, I loved working in higher education and I loved being at a faith-based institution.  Combining those three elements was a dream job for me!   It was during this late nineties time period that my young career as a video producer was starting to come into clarity.  I was discovering specific areas of passion in my video storytelling skillset.