AFI #10 – The Wizard of Oz

Kids, we are officially into the top 10! It's been a long journey, but there's light at the end of the tunnel. For those of you who have been with me from #100 - Ben-Hur, thanks for sticking it out. And if you've enjoyed these blog posts, stay tuned. I've been asked to participate in … Continue reading AFI #10 – The Wizard of Oz

Henry’s Story

It's a familiar story. Little girl gets caught up in a really bad storm. As unbelievable as it sounds, her tiny farmhouse gets swept away, carrying her and her tiny dog along with it. They end up in a strange land where they encounter witches, a wizard, and a talking scarecrow. Seems like a crazy … Continue reading Henry’s Story

Day Four

My Favorite Book This would have to be The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It's a classic that I've probably read more than a dozen times. I usually find myself picking it up and spending a day or so just reading through it about once a year. Some of my earliest memories have The Wizard of … Continue reading Day Four


Originally written in May of 2010... Oz had been facing some dark days for quite some time. It had been 12 years since little Dorothy Gale dropped into Munchkinland. 12 years since she took that fateful trip down the Yellow Brick Road, meeting friends and enemies alike. It had been 12 years since the Lion … Continue reading Courage