Eye Wander

the Artist

I must have heard the creation story a million times. I imagine the magnitude, power, and importance of it slips my mind because God makes it seem so easy. Speaking things into existence and then seeing they are good? I wish my creative endeavors were that simple! The creation story in Genesis may seem like […]

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The Dancer

by Jon Tschanz I have a secret: I dance in my car. And I know you do, too. Recently, I asked a group of people if this was true of them. You know, just to make sure that I wasn’t the only one and every person started to shake their head in unison—an abundance of […]

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The Gardener

The year is 1996. It’s September and only a couple of months remain before the release of the movie Gridlock’d, featuring Tupac Shakur. Some said it was his biggest breakthrough as a actor. Others believed he had finally perfected his craft. Tupac would not live to see the release of that movie. The Hip-Hop legend was tragically shot […]

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The Runner

Funnyman Stephen Colbert once interviewed Harvard Professor Daniel Lieberman on what makes human beings unique amongst other creatures. As classic Colbert cracked jokes about gluteus maximus (why these scientists go on the show and think they can just explain things without Colbert slicing and dicing their words is beyond me), Lieberman went on to explain […]

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The Writer

The mysterious graffiti artist, Banksy, meets a guy in a Pub in London. The guy tells him a story. Banksy writes it down. It goes something like this: Once upon a time, there was a king who ruled a great and glorious nation. Favorite amongst his subjects was the court painter of whom he was […]

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The Musician

Back in elementary school I had a friend who would, every day before the bell rang, switch on the radio and we would sneakily listen to a couple of songs before we went home. For my ears, though, they would soon be listening to sounds, words and drums that were so intriguing that I knew […]

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