Another Oil Spill

The attention of North America and possibly the world is on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but southwest Michigan is dealing with its own oil spill.  Although at an estimated one million gallons, it is relatively small in comparison, it...

Movie Review: Chocolat

Movie Review: Chocolat

Movie Review: Chocolat Reviewed by Peter DeHaan Nomadic traveler, Vianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche), shows up unexpectedly at a rural French village and creates quite a stir. A non-catholic, unmarried mom, and free spirit, she is not like the...

What is Really Important?

What is Really Important?

What is Really Important? If we’re not careful, it’s all too easy to end up doing things that, at best, are secondary, and at worst, don’t matter at all. Such was the case of the people of Israel a few millennia ago. The prophet Amos states that...

Do You Have Power?

Last weekend we decided to watch a DVD.  The only problem was that we were in the middle of a power outage.  Undaunted, we gathered around a laptop and popped in the DVD.  It would not play; something about a missing plug-in...