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Category : Misc (no other place to put this stuff)

Happy Reformation Day

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Published on: October 31, 2006

Yes you read that right today is Reformation Day. This day in 1517 Luther posted his 95 Theses on the Church door in Wittenberg. Also if you have children I hope they had a good and safe Halloween, I do feel sorry for the kids in the Pittsburgh region, since it rained tonight. I also[…]

I hate being sick

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Published on: October 7, 2006

For the last few days I have been sick. I ended up having to take Thursday and Friday off. I am starting to feel a lot better, I did spend most of the day resting. And tomorrow after church I will probably will come back and just rest, and by Monday I should be 100%[…]

Last Nights South Park

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Published on: October 5, 2006

I loved last nights sought park, in fact the primes of the south park is the exact reason I HATE online games and don’t play them. You know there is always that one person with no life that plays all the time, and gets some strange sadistic pleasure of killing new players. I like playing[…]

Got Back from the Ohio Linux Fest today

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Published on: October 1, 2006

I am still downloading the pictures I took this weekend to my computer. I took over 2000 pictures. I have to go though them and see which ones are worth keeping, which ones that need to be touched up (adjustment of light) I will post them as soon as I can. I have some other[…]

Well I am at OLF now

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Published on: September 29, 2006

I am now at the Ohio Linux Fest. I have started to take some pictures, they will be uploaded some time on Sunday night. And from the sound from my HT sounds like there is another ham here already. So I am going to see if I can find him/her.

You never know when you find a good deal

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Published on: September 18, 2006

Today I was looking in the Caliban book store on Craig St. I was looking though the religion section and I find the book “Martin Luther’s Basic Theological writings” for only $12. What a sweet deal.

Organ Donation

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Published on: September 14, 2006

I wish to pose a question. This question came from a response to this post titled “A simple ethics question” The person posed this statement “shouldn’t this be more strongly equated with organ donation from a dead adult without their concent (but obviously from their family) in order to save the lives of living people[…]

I can not believe this

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Published on: September 12, 2006

One of the episodes of South Park I got from the apple store is “Cartoon Wars Part 2” I can not believe that Comedy Central even blacked the image of mohammed on the for sell versions. They must really believe that the moslems are a major danger to them. I still say it is very[…]

The new iTunes

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Published on: September 12, 2006

I just got the new iTunes from the software from the software update, I think some of the new additions look nice, I like the feature where it will get the artwork for the mp3’s I have that were not purchased via the iTunes music store. I have ripped many CD’s to my iTunes collection[…]

I got a new iPod today

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Published on: September 12, 2006

I had to take my old iPod 2Gb Nano down to the apple store because the buttons where not working. If you tried to use the click wheel it would not respond. If I pressed any of the other buttons they would not respond. The only thing that would work is if I pressed the[…]

Toastmasters

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Published on: August 2, 2006

A while back I joined a group at work called Toastmasters. I joined because public speaking unnerves me, and the group is one that helps people develop public speaking skills. Today I gave my second speech, I gave a talk on the biking laws in PA. It was received well. I am going to start[…]

My leg cramps

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Published on: July 12, 2006

I have blogged about it before, about how I have had leg cramps. Since that time the leg cramps were getting really bad. Well I think I finally found something that helps with my leg cramps. I picked up some Protein drink mix, and it has helped. How did I come up with Protein as[…]

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[…]

Camra Phones vs Digital Camras

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Published on: June 8, 2006

The BCC is running an artical about how camra phones are over taking more traditional types of camras as the camra of choice. To this I have to ask “WHY?” They have very low resolution, and lower amounts of memory so they can not store as many images, and they are very unlikely to have[…]

Going to try to rebuild my eMac

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Published on: June 3, 2006

The problems with my eMac are getting to the point where it is not usable at all. I am going to backup all my data, and try to reinstall the OS and hope that it works. But when I do rebuild the system I will not put on the updates from Apple, I want the[…]

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