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Please Pray for The Chapmans

From Fox News – NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 5-year-old daughter of contemporary Christian music star Steven Curtis Chapman was struck and killed Wednesday by a sport utility vehicle driven by her brother, authorities said. The girl, Maria, was hit in a driveway on the family residence Wednesday afternoon by a Toyota Land Cruiser driven by…

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Hey, friends. Hope your week is off to a good start. We are well at the Cottrell household…minus a small allergic reaction Levi is going through. Ang and the kids went to Nona and Pop’s farm over the weekend, while I was in Boise. They had an off-the-chart great time riding horses and 4-wheelers and…

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I'm All Out Of Love

I just had a great idea! I could name all my posts different titles of 80’s songs… Just kidding. I have written and re-written and re-written today’s post…over and over and over. I can’t talk about Idol without sounding mean or jaded or something. So I can’t bring myself to post it. Let’s just say…

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American Idol – Down to 3

OK…hey, friends. Here we go… Paula looks pseudo-normal tonight. David A – And So It Goes – I was initially disappointed with them choosing this song, because I thought it was boring. But he was PERFECT on it. It was a stunning vocal, I thought. He made the melody stand out – what a great,…

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I Haven't Watched Yet

Wahhhhh. I couldn’t live-blog A.I. tonight because I am still in a writing meeting. My two co-writers and I have been working on an Easter musical all day…I thought I would be home by now…but alas, I am not. I used the word ALAS because it’s in an Easter hymn…and I am so all about…

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Idol Not-So-Live Blogging (Wrapping it Up)

OK…so I need to finish going through my thoughts about the rest of the show. But I can’t. I just can’t. I have found myself swimming in new idol waters: I am having trouble caring. The show (just like last week’s show) was boring, boring, boring. Well, with the exception of Paula sucking all the…

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Idol Live Blogging! Woo Hoo!

OK…here we go! Jason Castro – Forever In Blue Jeans – This guy is just a natural artist. Nothing huge…no massive “money notes”…but he sounded good. David Cook – I’m Alive – He sounds good (as usual)…but it almost sounds like he’s doing a Neil Diamond imitation. It was a’ight. Not his best…but it doesn’t…

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