Category Archives: Journal

DIY Laundry Detergent Dispenser

Clarification: My wife does approximately 98.376% of the laundry for our family of 4. For this I am immeasurably grateful. I don’t know how she keeps up with it all and I was just trying to solve a mildly annoying … Continue reading

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Five minute mind map – July 3rd 2010

I’ve been using iThoughtsHD on my iPad to keep notes during meetings and thought it would be a unique way to post occasional blog entries in my journal. I’m sure my thoughts on how to do this will evolve (or … Continue reading

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Review of Ortho Ground Clear

Ortho GroundClear Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Experience Date:Apr 17, 2010 Good: Works as advertised, kills Bermudagrass Bad: Appears to work for less than a year (although it is “up to 1 year”…) More Thoughts: If you’ve known us … Continue reading

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ugh.

That’s what I’ve felt like mostly for the past 4 days.  There have been moments of “ahh” (very very few, mostly following some sort of very cold moisture hitting my throat), many “unnnnhnnnnnnnnn”‘s, some “blechhhh”‘s and even more times where … Continue reading

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Chemistry at work

We (the geeks in the office) have made a few attempts at getting a fishtank to work here.  Not a desktop one, but a 100 gallon one.  It worked great for a while, then something happened with the cover we … Continue reading

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Resuscitating the blog?

In all the web2.0/social networking giddiness, I’ve fallen into the habit of many others </blameshifting> I update twitter/facebook occasionally, I use delicious religiously and I don’t post as many pictures from my phone as I would like. Sarah does a … Continue reading

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Pretty much sums it up.

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You spin me right round…

I don’t even know where to start with this.  If you haven’t seen it, it is Rick Pino (a modern charismatic worship leader) essentially leading a rave/”worship”/80’s sing along/square dance (3:50) service.  Is this where relevancy gets us?  His last … Continue reading

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Agitator Dogs

The agitator in our clothes washer (the thing that pushes the clothes all around) recently quit agitating. Armed with my trusty new(ish) Sears tools, I set to doing what I do…taking stuff apart to understand it. I got to the … Continue reading

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The increasing difficulty of finding out anything (in American politics).

Those of you who follow politics closely, help me out here.  Below is a link to today’s Roll Call 674.  This, known in the news as the “bailout deal”, has been covered more than much I can remember in the … Continue reading

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