Author Archives: Doug DeBolt

About Doug DeBolt

Capnpen is a writer who was a newspaper and magazine journalist in a previous life. A college journalism major, he now works as an administrator, but gets his writing fix by blogging about a variety of topics, including politics, religion, movies and television. When he's not working or blogging, Capnpen spends time with his family, plays a little golf (badly) and loves to learn about virtually anything.

Quick Thought – Sunday, January 1, 2017 (New Year’s Day)

Read John 8:1-11 Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.” John 8:10-11 … Continue reading

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Ultimate Christmas Countdown – Thursday, December 22, 2016

3 Days Until Christmas! Song: “Welcome to Our World,” by Chris Rice Christmas Album: “Christmas,” by Mannheim Steamroller Christmas DVD: “A Christmas Story” Netflix Movie: “Serendipity” Amazon Prime Movie: “Miracle on 34th Street (1959 TV version)” Feeln Movie: “A Season … Continue reading

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Bowl Prediction: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Idaho vs. Colorado State

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Idaho (8-4) vs. Colorado State (7-5), Boise, Idaho, 7 p.m., ESPN Colorado State -15 – O/U 65 This game comes with a lot of interesting story lines. Neither team fared well against out-of-conference competition, though Colorado … Continue reading

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Bowl Prediction: Poinsettia Bowl, BYU vs. Wyoming

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl BYU (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-5), San Diego, 9 p.m., ESPN BYU -10 – O/U 57 This historic rivalry hasn’t been played since BYU left the Mountain West in 2010, but some of the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Christmas Countdown – Thursday, December 21, 2016

4 Days Until Christmas! Song: “Away in a Manger,” by Nat King Cole Christmas Album: “The Spirit of Christmas,” by Michael W. Smith and Friends Christmas DVD: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Netflix Movie: “The 12 Dates of Christmas” Amazon Prime … Continue reading

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Ultimate Christmas Countdown: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

5 Days Until Christmas! Song: “The First Noel,” by Bryan Duncan Christmas Album: “Stars of Christmas,” by Various Artists Christmas DVD: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966, animated) Netflix Movie: “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” Amazon Prime Movie: “A Christmas … Continue reading

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Bowl Prediction: Boca Raton Bowl, Western Kentucky vs. Memphis

Boca Raton Bowl Western Kentucky (10-3) vs. Memphis (8-4), Boca Raton, Fla., 7 p.m., ESPN Western Kentucky -6.5 – O/U 80.5 While yesterday’s Miami Beach Bowl was predicted to be (and was) a blowout, this one looks like it could be a very … Continue reading

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