Category Archives: Entertainment

Movies Aren’t Real — But Life Is

Real life doesn’t look like the movies. It looks real and deep and genuine. Continue reading

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Dogs, Cats, or People — Which Are Smarter?

It’s time to bring to a close the age-old debate about whether dogs or cats — and the people who prefer one to the other — are smarter. Not because the general populace has accepted the final resolution of the issue … Continue reading

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Dystopian Fantasy

Nowadays, dystopia is the rage. Books like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner seem written for the sole purpose of being turned into movies, with a concerted effort to engage today’s youth into the idea that life, and the future, are … Continue reading

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Following Christ, not Human Figureheads

For no other reason than that I don’t want to be cranky and unhappy, I try to go through life not getting too exasperated by annoying issues, but the other day, I snapped. It was with extreme irritation that I … Continue reading

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Last Light in Zion — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Last Light in Zion, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Like many beautiful places, Zion National Park is frequently crowded with people, and it can be difficult to find the solitude that one … Continue reading

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Hiking the Himalayas without Leaving My Chair

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art Steve Says: As my wife, Carolyn, will readily attest, I rarely give in to a cold. I prefer to work my way through it, but … Continue reading

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Role Models: Do We need Them?

When Tired of Being Youngest was six, she shocked a family in our then church by mentioning a scene out of a James Bond movie. Without approaching me directly, the family matriarch made it known — to the rest of … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Your Child to Read

For two years, we lived as a family of six in a renovated barn while we built our house. Available living space was somewhat under 1200 square feet, with a chunk of that devoted to the Norwegian Artist’s office — … Continue reading

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Excellence, Not Perfection

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: “I like to think that Santa is really really good at what he does, but he doesn’t worry about perfection. If there is a … Continue reading

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God Is Not a Tinky-Doodle

I don’t do reality shows. They’re fake. That being said, Tired of Being Youngest dragged the Norwegian Artist and me to the couch to watch MasterChef, with Gordon Ramsey and his two sidekicks, both of whom look, and act, like … Continue reading

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