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  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. Goeke reflecting on his Concordia days in the alcove of Kilian Hall.
    21 Feb, 2016
    My Journey Through "Crossing Jordan"
    Initially, it involved six years of my life.  Beyond that it involved a legacy left to me and one passed on by me.  I'm referring to the impact that Lutheran Concordia College (now Concordia University Texas) had on my life. My dad, Albert Goeke, was in the third graduating class (Class of 1932) of Lutheran Concordia College,  having entered as a sophomore in 1930.  He was a  proud alumnus of the school and I often heard him speak with fondness of Concordia as I was growing up. My connection