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Roku 3

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Published on: August 9, 2012

Well it has been over a month now since I ditched Direct TV in favor of the cheaper Ruko. I am enjoying it, plus the savings of $80 a month is nice, I have had to put a block on my cell phone against their “customer retention” number as they are calling 10 times a[…]

PodCasts

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Published on: September 21, 2010

I am always behind on my Podcasts.  I have a 2.8 day queue left (if I was to listen straight) the PodCasts I listen to are Issues Etc (www.issuesetc.org) Fighting for the Faith (http://www.fightingforthefaith.com/) Irish and Celtic Music ( http://celticmusicpodcast.com/) Pub Song Podcast (http://pubsong.com/) Armature Radio Newsline (http://n5pre.podomatic.com/) Bill O’Reilly Rush Limbaugh and I am[…]

What a day

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Published on: August 29, 2010

Today I was a bit busy.  After church I did not get home till late since they were doing construction on 66 (I have to go up to Alexandria for church as there are, to my knowledge any good confessional/liturgical churches in SoMD)  So I decided on the way home to stop for some food[…]

Pictures from a hike I did on Friday

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Published on: August 2, 2010

Some music by Joe Bossard and me

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Published on: July 18, 2009

Last sunday my friend Joe and I recorded some of our playing, I was on the tin whistle he was on the alto recorder and here are the products Come Thou Almighty King Look Ye Saints the sight is Glorious Lord God We Praise Thy Name The Lords my Sheperd Yes I know we are[…]

Here is a picture of my character in WoW

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Published on: May 26, 2007

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World of WarCraft

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Published on: December 4, 2006

I know I have not tried this game before, I did not like the idea of posable going around and people coming up and just killing you for no reason. But with a free 10 day free trial, what have I had to loss except a little bit of time. Well it turns out you[…]

Pittburgh’s Irish Festival is this weekend

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Published on: September 5, 2006

Pittsburgh’s Irish Festival is this weekend. I am looking forward to it.I am probably going to go down to it this Sunday after Church.

RPG

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Published on: July 18, 2006

Tonight, I had some friends over to play some RPG. About a year ago I got a book titled “The Lord of the Rings Role playing Game” the core book. Well tonight my friends and I finally got to do the first chapter in the adventure. It took a few hours, but it was worth[…]

USS company Picnic today

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Published on: July 8, 2006

Today Union Switch & Signal had its company Picnic today. I tried the SlingShot (the new ride at KennyWood) I will admit it scarred me out of my skin. But I got some good pictures today. but I hit many of the rides today, and go my $8 worth for the ticket.

Finally

Categories: Irish Tin Whistle, Play
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Published on: March 12, 2006

Well I been more then busy this week, but I finally got some free time today (well not really free time, I just multi-tasked, aka recorded the Scanner Net, and finally got to practice the Irish Tin Whistle. For the last week I been unable to get time to practice it. I also got most[…]

Just got back from skiing

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Published on: January 21, 2006

Well I just got back from the skiing trip with my friend from church. I will admit I was a bit nervous about it before the trip, but I believe things should be tried at lest once. I was nervous because two years before I tried snow boarding, and ended up damaging my knee and[…]

Short wave radio and scanning recording

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Published on: August 23, 2005

I am working on finding a good way to record the stuff I listen to off of the short wave radio. and off of the scanner. So far I have tried GarageBand but that has a limit of 1 hour and fifteen minutes. Right now I am trying a program called AudaCity, if it works[…]

The Wplug picnic

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Published on: August 7, 2005

The wplug picnic was today. It was up in Whitehall. Bike up to it, it took me 2 and a quarter hours to bike up there. And the way back only took me 3/4ths of an hour. The picnic was alot of fun, food, and a few games. You can see some of the pictures[…]

Podcasts

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Published on: August 5, 2005

I think Podcasting is a mixed bag right now. There are many people doing it, I have read that there are many pod casts that are really bad. I know of a few podcasts that I do like, but also these podcasts are real radio shows that are on the air, and are professionally done.[…]

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