Archive for May, 2007

Beginner’s Guide To Quicksilver

Quicksilver is one of those OS X apps that I could do without, but would rather not. It speeds up many of the things that need to be done on my Macs and makes it so very much easier to get around in the OS. But, as is the case with many great applications, there […]

The Famous Maurice Fire Escape Slide

( Fun! andThe Kids andTravel )

We spent Mother’s Day in the thriving metropolis that is Maurice, IA. And a day in Maurice (pronounced “mawr-is”, as in “morris”) isn’t worth much if you don’t visit the park and take a ride down The Famous Maurice Fire Escape Slide. The Famous Fire Escape Slide can’t be terribly famous; a Google search comes […]

The Zero-Carbon-Footprint Fallacy And The Sabbath

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, […]

In The Cup

Found this over at; a video of a guy with an amazing ability to bounce a ping pong ball into a plastic cup. you gotta watch it to believe it. This is my first stab at a post with a YouTube video. Dead easy.