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Date : June 2006

The Tour De France

Categories: Biking
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Published on: June 30, 2006

Well it looks like the Tour De France starts tomorrow. There is no way I can watch it live, but I have set my DVR to record it every morning. So I will be able to watch ever night when I get home. Today I heard that some riders were barred for using drugs. Is[…]

A couple of Political Jokes

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Published on: June 30, 2006

I got this one in the email from a friend —– The Pope took a couple of days off to visit the mountains of Alaska for some sight-seeing. He was cruising along the campground in the Pope mobile when there was a frantic commotion just at the edge of the woods. A helpless Democrat, wearing[…]

Trying to get something together for July 4

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Published on: June 29, 2006

I am trying to get a few friends together for July 4th this year. I am hoping to go biking with some friends, stop for some lunch as some out of the way place, and end up at the North Shore to watch the Fire Works this year. If I could get that done, I[…]

Congradulations to the Wards

Categories: Friends
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Published on: June 28, 2006

I wish to send a congradulations out to my friends the Wards, their child was born late Monday night.

Got some new stuff for my Bikes

Categories: Biking
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Published on: June 28, 2006

Well I headded up to Bike Tek today today because I need new tires and breaks for my bike. My back tire had no tred left. And my breaks had no breaking power left in it. While I was up there I decided to spoile my self too, I picked up some clipless pedels and[…]

A geeks work is never done

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Published on: June 27, 2006

It seems the more I get caught up on things the farther I fall behind on staying on top of things. I keep getting things in my todo list, and it seems that the list grows faster then I can knock things off of it. One of these days, I will be able to site[…]

Sorry about the lack of posts as of late

Categories: Blog Stuff, Church, Web Site
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Published on: June 27, 2006

I am sorry about the lack of posts. I have not really been on the computer at home much in the last week. I will admit I also was behind of posting the mp3’s for my churches podcast site. I have finally got around to the computer, and done some blog stuff, and got the[…]

I hope every one had a good field day

Categories: Ham Radio
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Published on: June 27, 2006

If you are a Ham Radio Operator, you know that last weekend was field day. I went to W3KWH’s field day. It was interesting, and a bit fun. I did some on SWL also, and did a little bit of contacting some people. You can see my pictures I took at my photo section of[…]

I heard something today, that makes me nervous

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Published on: June 26, 2006

I have a friend who’s son got hit by a car. Today he said he found out that in a pedestrian vs car accident, the car insurance of the pedestrian is responsible for the medical bills. I sure hope that he misquoted or was give bad info. My question is if he has right information,[…]

Wishing the the best of Luck to Kaethe Ward

Categories: Friends
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Published on: June 18, 2006

Kaethe Ward is due today, so she should be giving birth to her and Johnathen’s first child any day soon. So I just want to send the best of luck to them. I hope all goes well when the child is born. They have elected not to know the the gender of the child until[…]

Bulletins and Hymnals at church

Categories: Church
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Published on: June 18, 2006

Well my church just changed over from using the hymnals during the service to printing up the service in the bulletin. I do not like it much. I have let a few people know that I don’t like it nor will I be using it. They have changed the liturgy. Also the Gradual, intro, and[…]

Picked up a book of Hymns this weekend

Categories: Church, Irish Tin Whistle
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Published on: June 17, 2006

Up at the Easter District Conference CPH was there. They had a book out that was a collection of Hymns written by one Rev. Stephen P. Starke. I picked it up with the hope that it my have a few tunes I could play with on my Irish Tin Whistle. Also Rev. Starke was up[…]

Just got back from the LCMS Eastern District Convention

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Published on: June 17, 2006

Well I just got back from the LCMS Eastern District Convernce. It was an intersting expense. I will admit I did find it a bit boring, but well it is over, and all the voting is done. I did get to meet the president of the synod, I also got a preview of the new[…]

I don’t think this is what the world needs

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Published on: June 15, 2006

A toilet paper holder with iPod dock? OK, does the world really need this, if you are in the tolet so long that you need a iPod Dock in there I think you better make an appointment with a doctor, because you have far worse problems.

1/2 way to my bike goal

Categories: Biking
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Published on: June 15, 2006

As you can see at the top of the page, I am half way to my goal of biking 1000 miles this year, I just broke 500 mile today.

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