Weave some step-by-step holiday magic in your life


Decorating Magic’s videos are slickly produced yet paint-by-numbers simple

Decorating Magic produces a series of videos that walk the viewer literally step-by-step through creating, assembling, staging and presenting high-quality decorations, scenes and animated characters, some focused on holidays and others on brightening home and hearth year ’round. The results, on doorstep or lawn, or in various interior settings, make engaging viewing. The videos are slickly produced with a variety of sophisticated movie effects, and Decorating Magic owner Susan Paradise Wolf, who narrates the series, exudes a certain star quality even while telling us how to wire up a witch to best simulate flight. The instructions are clear, simple and practical, endearing not only for the Narrator’s cute-as-a-button charm but also because we are never left grasping at air, as we sometimes find ourselves with other instructional videos that leave us off-balance by omitting crucial steps in a process.

Thus far Decorating Magic has produced five videos in its Holiday series: Continue reading

Peace on Earth

…and mercy mild, all God’s service providers and enterprise IT shops reconciled.

To be sure, there is plenty of disharmony and cutthroat competition in the networking, software and telecommunications industries–and in all industries–and unless our Creator were to suddenly begin to endow us all with a quite different set of characteristics, it will always be thus. Yet especially during this holiday season it is encouraging to see groups that have previously been best characterized as “warring factions” learning from each other and (dare I say it) working together. Continue reading