History of the Eagles

History of the Eagles

Some you may already know that I think the Eagles are the greatest band that has ever existed.  I know that is a pretty steep statement considering the company.  Sure, the Beatles changed the face of music in America.  Elvis?  Well, he was not a “band”.  Of course, one must mention the European mega-bands but I still assert that the Eagles are the greatest.  The facts?  Consider that in the 20th century they had the highest selling album of all time (U.S. sales only).  The Eagles Greatest Hits, Volume 1 (pictured left) was 26x platinum and exceeded mega albums like Michael Jackson’s Thriller. In fact, until the death of Michael Jackson this album was the biggest seller of all-time. It all began in 1971 as a result of being the backup for...

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Daily Roundup (10/23/2014)

Daily Roundup (10/23/2014)

Each day (and once on the weekend) I try to put out a few good links and resources for readers to peruse.  Here are the daily roundup of links for October 23, 2014 With all the talk about Ebola there appears to be some discussion about this virus and our pets.  You can read all about that here. Pastoral Lessons — Brian Croft gives us the top ten things he learned in his first 10 years pastoring a church. Dr. Richard Phillips responds to Rachel Held Evan’s own article on the subject of Abraham and God’s command for him to sacrifice his own son.  Really!? Everyone needs to sop reading Rachel Held Evan’s (and I know, that seems contradictory after just posting a link to her article). Exercise discernment. Though there are some things in...

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Daily Roundup (10/22/2014)

Daily Roundup (10/22/2014)

Each day (and once on the weekend) I try to put out a few good links and resources for readers to peruse.  Here are the daily roundup of links for October 22, 2014 Beautiful Fall Colors — another fall season is upon us and the time is right for some beautiful pictures of the season from around the world. Dropbox help! — Boxifier allows you to designate specific folders anywhere on your drive, and those will be synced or backed up to Dropbox. This may be particularly handy if, say, you want to backup game saves that have to be stored in a single folder within a game’s existing file structure (HT: Lifehacker) Since we are talking about technology…are you thinking about upgrading your Android phone?  I suggest the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and...

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Daily Roundup (10/21/2014)

Daily Roundup (10/21/2014)

Each day (and once on the weekend) I try to put out a few good links and resources for readers to peruse.  Here are the daily roundup of links for October 21, 2014: 30 Incorrectly Used Words — We have all done it.  We have used words that we thought were words only to be violently corrected at some point.  One of the words in my vocabulary was “conversate” which, of course, is not a word. Some day we should “converse” about it. Facebook Annoyances — Sometimes I feel like posting some of these annoyances right on my Facebook wall.  To quote a line from the TV series “Criminal Minds” — “is anyone’s life really that important that they have to share everything they do for everyone to see?”...

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Daily Roundup (10/20/2014)

Each day (and once on the weekend) I try to put out a few good links and resources for readers to peruse.  Here are the daily roundup of links for October 20, 2014: Calvin for Everyone — perhaps the thought of reading the 2-volume work of Calvin’s Institutes is overwhelming.  This is the solution. Procrastination — yes, I suffer from it.  Well, it is not really a disease, of course, but I do find this to be an ever present area of struggle for me.  It has been like this since I can remember.  If you are like me then this article may be of some use. Facebook privacy — for Android.  If you are worried (or maybe just paranoid) about your personal security while using Facebook on your Android powered device this article may interest you....

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I have enabled user registration for my blog if you are interested in receiving automatic email updates whenever I add new content.  This update process is very powerful allowing users to subscribe to various categories.  Currently the default is ALL categories.  After you register you will be sent a system generated password.  Click the link in the email and log in with that password.  One logged in, on the sidebar of your user profile will be a menu item “Subscribe 2″.  Once you click that you will be given various options for your subscription. To register, simply go to the menu item at the bottom right (in the sidebar) and click “register”. One more thing…please be sure to change your password on your profile page to somethin

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