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Returning to the Land of the Living

I’ve always liked the last line of Tolkein’s The Return of the King: “Well, I’m back.” And so I am, after digging out the studio from a mound of baby clothes and papers after a nearly four-week absence. 79 more words

Photography

What So Proudly We Hailed by Marc Leepson

Marc Leepson is a Vietnam veteran, historian, journalist, author of eight books, editor of this web page, and arts editor of The VVA Veteran. With… 417 more words

History

Idina Menzel Sings It Wrong

Idina Menzel has been selected to sing the Star Spangled Banner on numerous occasions, yet she never gets it right. As the music is written, the word “banner” is pronounced in three syllables (ba-ne-er), not four syllables (ba-a-ne-er). 63 more words

Stupid

Singing the Star Spangled Banner

I did something last weekend that not everybody gets the chance to do – I sang the national anthem for a football game (in the summer, no less!). 356 more words

Editorials

Baltimore Native Returns From Afghanistan Tour Duty As New Ravens National Anthem Singer

BALTIMORE (WJZ/RAVENS RELEASE)— The Ravens have a new National Anthem singer.

Joey Odoms has been named the winner of the team’s National Anthem competition and is scheduled to sing at each home game during the 2014 season. 530 more words

News

Oh Say Can You See?

So, I sang the National Anthem at the Arkansas Travelers baseball game last nite.  Click the link below if you’d like to take a listen.  :)

National Anthem 07.16.2014

The Star Spangled Banner Actually Says That?

I often have people tell me that those involved in the early history of our country were not followers of the Christian faith. If I had more time I would go through a list of early leaders and presidents of our country and show you how fervently many of them believed in the God of the bible. 386 more words

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