Category "Fun / Humor"

Friday Fun & Free Stuff Is Back!

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Hey friends! I’ve got a few things to share with you today. Let’s get to it…

 

1. FREE – SET OF 10 BEAUTIFUL NORTHWEST SCENES NOTE CARDS.

Be the first one to comment below (at the end of the post – just say something, anything) and you win!

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2. VIDEO – FIVE/FIVE

Brandon Todd is 5’5’’ and he can dunk… Read More

Re-Tweeting Myself

- - Fun / Humor, Popular

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I spent some time looking through my 2013 tweets, and wow, I really crack myself up. Also, I was kinda embarrassed over how many of my tweets were about food. Thought I’d share a few of my favorites with ya. Here goes re-tweeting myself…

Going to the dentist where they will ask me if I’ve been flossing regularly & I will say yes. Then they will floss my teeth & make me bleed.

My daughter’s face, when singing along to some Adele, is terrifying.

Hey guys—just so you know, Ke$ha gets another dollar every time you say “liberry.”

It’s so annoying when everyone… Read More

Friday Fun & Free Stuff

 

It’s the weekend! Let’s celebrate.

 

# 1. FREE BOOK—Tattoos On The Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle.

Um, wow. This book! Here’s what Anne Lamott said about it, “An astonishing book… about suffering and dignity, death and resurrection, one of my favorite books in years. It is lovely and tough and tender beyond my ability to describe and left me in tears of both sorrow and laughter.” Language warning: it’s PG-13. If you don’t win the book, check out Gregory Boyle’s TED Talk (also PG-13). Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Beauty Will Save The World by Brian Zahnd.

Here’s a book I really enjoyed this past year – it’s about rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Brian Zahnd on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#3. VIDEO—Seven Year Old Steals Car To Escape Church.

This is why we want church to be exciting for the younger generation…

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#4. VIDEO—Worry About Yourself.

I get the feeling her mom says that a lot.

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An April Showers Friday Fun & Free Stuff

 

It’s raining and I’m in the mood for something fun. Hope you are too!

 

# 1. FREE BOOK—Tattoos On The Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle.

Um, wow. This book! Here’s what Anne Lamott said about it, “An astonishing book… about suffering and dignity, death and resurrection, one of my favorite books in years. It is lovely and tough and tender beyond my ability to describe and left me in tears of both sorrow and laughter.” Language warning: it’s PG-13. If you don’t win the book, check out Gregory Boyle’s TED Talk (also PG-13). Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Beauty Will Save The World by Brian Zahnd.

Here’s a book I really enjoyed this past year – it’s about rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Brian Zahnd on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#3. VIDEO—A Cat With A Vacuum.

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#4. VIDEO—The Wife Song by Tim Hawkins.

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#5. VIDEO—It’s The Dad Life.

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#6. VIDEO—New Order’s 2nd Reunion Tour.

I’m a child of the ’80′s and I listened to New Order back in the day. I saw them perform on Jimmy Kimmel the other night and couldn’t believe how awkward this looked. I almost thought it was a spoof.

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#7. VIDEO—New Order 27 Years Ago Same Song.

Not a thrilling performance. Apparently stage presence isn’t his thing – but I do prefer this (closed eyes, no movement at all) over what it looked like more recently. What do you think?

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Friday Fun & Free Stuff 4U

 

Happy Friday! Hope you have a great weekend. Let’s kick it off the right way, with some fun and free stuff…

 

# 1. FREE BOOK—Tattoos On The Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle.

Um, wow. This book! Here’s what Anne Lamott said about it, “An astonishing book… about suffering and dignity, death and resurrection, one of my favorite books in years. It is lovely and tough and tender beyond my ability to describe and left me in tears of both sorrow and laughter.” Language warning: it’s PG-13. If you don’t win the book, check out Gregory Boyle’s TED Talk (also PG-13). Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

# 2. PICTURES—Where Children Sleep by James Mollison.

English-born photographer James Mollison’s photographs of children’s bedrooms around the world – from the U.S.A., Mexico, Brazil, England, Italy, Israel and the West Bank, Kenya, Senegal, Lesotho, Nepal, China and India – alongside portraits of the children themselves. “I hope the book gives a glimpse into the lives some children are living in very diverse situations around the world; a chance to reflect on the inequality that exists, and realize just how lucky most of us in the developed world are.” —James Mollison

LINK TO IMAGES // LINK TO BOOK

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#3. VIDEO—Secrets From The Potato Chip Factory.

A behind-the-scenes look at a potato chip factory.

 

#4. VIDEO—Kenya Chords.

A beautifully serene remix of children singing in Kenya.

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#5. VIDEO—Flight Patterns Color.

See where the airplanes are going.

 

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Friday Fun & Free Stuff – Food Edition

 

Happy Friday! Let’s get to it…

 

1. FREE BOOK—Beauty Will Save The World by Brian Zahnd.

Here’s a book I really enjoyed this past year – it’s about rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Brian Zahnd on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Pharisectomy: How To Joyfully Remove Your Inner Pharisee & Other Religiously Transmitted Diseases by Peter Haas.

This book is both funny and challenging. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#3. VIDEO—The Truth Behind Calorie Labels.

How do the posted calories at restaurants stand up to a scientific test? Watch and see.

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#4. VIDEO—Odin Eating Like A Person.

OK, this is really funny—but the videographer kinda ruins it for me.

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#5. VIDEO—Bake A Cake Inside An Egg.

Put this one in your files for next Easter…

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Fun & Free Stuff On Good Friday

 

1. FREE BOOK—Beauty Will Save The World by Brian Zahnd.

Here’s a book I really enjoyed this past year – it’s about rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Brian Zahnd on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Pharisectomy: How To Joyfully Remove Your Inner Pharisee & Other Religiously Transmitted Diseases by Peter Haas.

This book is both funny and challenging. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#3. VIDEO—Krispy Kreme’s Glazed Donuts.

These will be in the NWLife lobby this Sunday for Easter in mass quantities, so I thought I should whet your appetite.

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My wife complained last week that I put way too many videos up on my Friday post—so today there’s only one (and I know she will watch it because it’s about donuts). See you next Friday for more fun & free stuff!

 

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Snowy Spring Friday Fun & Free Stuff

 

It’s Friday! It’s Spring! It’s snowing!?!?!???!!!

Let’s celebrate with some fun and free stuff today…

 

#1. FREE NWLife TUMBLER—designed by me.

This limited edition, cylinder-style cold beverage tumbler features the new NWLife logo. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you one (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Love Does by Bob Goff.

This is currently (still) my favorite book. I love the stories, adventure, & challenge to love God & do stuff. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Bob Goff on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#3. GREAT POST—Feeling At Home In My Smallness by Jonathan Martin.

I hope you will take 4 minutes to read this brilliant, truthful, encouraging post by Jonathan. Here’s a brief quote:

There is so much weight assigned to us to be special, to be unique, to distinguish ourselves. There is a great deal of pressure to be “great.” But what if, today, I want to enjoy my status as my Father’s awkward, backward son, absurdly treasured and irrationally loved?

Also—follow Jonathan Martin on Twitter.

 

#4. VIDEO—Pet Interviews: Guinea Pig.

This little guy is fascinated with turtles and toilet paper.

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#5. VIDEO—The Los And Losiah Show.

So sweet. Also, check out Carlos Whittaker’s blog.

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#6. VIDEO—Calvin And Hobbes Animated.

It’s fun to see my favorite cartoon strip animated.

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#7. VIDEO—Cliche Car Chase.

But with a surprise ending!

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#8. VIDEO—Jerry Seinfeld in 1979.

Talking about Neil Armstrong’s toothbrush…

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#9. VIDEO—Huh?!?!

The title pretty much sums this one up.

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#10. VIDEO—Slow Motion BMX Flatlands.

This is cool.

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#11. VIDEO—Mission Impossible Squirrel.

This little guy is better than Tom Cruise.

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#12. VIDEO—Wide Web World.

Mesmerizing video made using images collected in Nokia 3D Maps.

 

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Friday Fun & Free Stuff!!!

 

Here we go…

Another Friday, another set of giveaways and fun videos for ya. Enjoy!

 

#1. FREE NWLife TUMBLER—designed by me.

This limited edition, cylinder-style cold beverage tumbler features the new NWLife logo. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you one (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Love Does by Bob Goff.

This is currently (still) my favorite book. I love the stories, adventure, & challenge to love God & do stuff. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Bob Goff on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#3. FREE BOOK—The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller.

I read this about 4 years ago & I’ve been talking about it ever since. This book is definitely on my top 10 list. If you haven’t read it yet, get it & read it! Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#4. VIDEO—Hungry Little Parrots.

Weird, I do the exact same thing when it’s time to eat.

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#5. VIDEO—The Proposal.

Sometimes love makes you oblivious.

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#6. VIDEO—The Value of Paper.

Not ready to go paperless yet.

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#7. VIDEO—The Pain of Electricity.

Confession: I’ve never put a 9 volt battery on my tongue because I’m too scared.

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#8. VIDEO—What Does it Take to Kill a Volvo?

I wonder how sore the driver was the next day.

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#9. VIDEO—Penguins Be Trippin.

Though the righteous penguins may fall seven times, they rise again. —Proverbs 24.16 (sort of)

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Celebrating Friday With Fun & Free Stuff

 

This is how I like to celebrate Fridays: sharing fun and free stuff with you. Enjoy your weekend!

 

#1. FREE BOOK—The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller.

I read this about 4 years ago & I’ve been talking about it ever since. This book is definitely on my top 10 list. If you haven’t read it yet, get it & read it! Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).

 

#2. FREE BOOK—Happy Easter Prudy V. by Angela Hagebusch.

Just in time for Easter, my friend Angela has published her second book—and it’s a good one. I really like Prudy V (because I can identify with her creative plotting of revenge).  Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also, follow Angela on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.

 

#3. VIDEO—Cats Can Be Jerks.

Yeah, they’re kinda like people in that way.

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#4. VIDEO—Names Of Things You Might Have.

I like this video because now I know what that thing I have is called. Misophonia.

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#5. VIDEO—Concrete Tent.

I might consider camping if I had one of these.

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#6. VIDEO—Kid Dance Battle.

This is how all the world’s problems should be solved. No more wars, just dance battles.

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#7. VIDEO—This Is My Court (Street Basketball).

I love the look of this video.

 

#8. VIDEO—Fruit & Vegetable Music.

I just wish this guy would wear socks.

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#9. VIDEO—NY Sign Department.

That’s a lot of signs.

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#10. VIDEO—Never Enough Alfa.

This dude is crazy. And likable.

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