Switchfoot and the Art of the Bridge

Switchfoot Bridges
Anyone who knows me well knows that I have a love for the band Switchfoot. Their music, the interaction they have with the fans, the words that Jon Foreman writes, the whole enchilada. I became a fan when the album "The Beautiful Letdown" was in stores, so that would make it about 2003 or so, and since then I have purchased every album they put out, as well as any solo project that Jon has produced. I have seen them in concert several times and love every moment that I'm there. Their song lyrics are honest and they hit home with the realities of life. It is no stretch for me to say that "Hello Hurricane" was an album that helped ground me during the most difficult time of my entire…
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Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

Airing of Grievances, Quick Thoughts
Never one to shy away from controversy, I have decided to tackle this topic today. I have long put it off, but it is a topic I can ignore no longer. First things first, it is important that we determine the parameters of a sandwich. That is, what it means to be a sandwich. If you can't properly define what a sandwich is, then your opinion in this matter bears very little weight. A quick Google search (AKA: "Research") tells us that a sandwich is an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other filling between them, eaten as a light meal. If you ask my lovely bride, a hot dog is not a food item. If you ask anyone who has ever eaten a hot…
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