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  • I'm a cheap rascal, so I make my own ringtones. You can, too: here's how.

    Making Your Own Ringtones

    I'm a cheap rascal, so I make my own ringtones. You can, too: here's how.

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  • I'm a fan of football, but there are some things I could totally do without: see how many you agree or disagree with!

    A Few Things I Hate About Football

    I'm a fan of football, but there are some things I could totally do without: see how many you agree or disagree with!

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  • I like it quite a lot, but there's plenty of work to be done. First, the tab box is way too tall...I need it smaller with less wasted space. I also need to renovate the right side with the featured articles, with the first two or three displaying images and the rest without. The middle column repeats a post if it's in more than one category.

    New Theme for Ye Olde Blog

    I like it quite a lot, but there's plenty of work to be done. First, the tab box is way too tall...I need it smaller with less wasted space. I also need to renovate the right side with the featured articles, with the first two or three displaying images and the rest without. The middle column repeats a post if it's in more than one category.

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  • Here's where I was and what I was doing on my Mama's birthday back in 2001, now simply known as 9/11 and serves as one of my generation's flash-point events, similar to the JFK assassination and the Challenger explosion.

    9/11/01: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

    Here's where I was and what I was doing on my Mama's birthday back in 2001, now simply known as 9/11 and serves as one of my generation's flash-point events, similar to the JFK assassination and the Challenger explosion.

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  • This is just a quick note on Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), who interrupted Obama’s Wednesday night speech with “you lie!” Which, by the way, was true: Obama lied when he said the current plans didn't cover illegal immigrants. I only have two criticisms for the Representative.

    Joe Wilson: My Thoughts

    This is just a quick note on Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), who interrupted Obama’s Wednesday night speech with “you lie!” Which, by the way, was true: Obama lied when he said the current plans didn't cover illegal immigrants. I only have two criticisms for the Representative.

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  • I was greeted at the Christian bookstore where I work this fine Saturday morning with a set of papers stapled together on the table behind the sale counter.  It sort of grabbed my attention, as it said in big, bold, all-caps letters, "TELL OTHER CHRISTIANS AND SAVE A SOUL FROM HELL."  

So immediately I think, "this doesn't look like company material...."

    Salvation by Faith…and the Sabbath?

    I was greeted at the Christian bookstore where I work this fine Saturday morning with a set of papers stapled together on the table behind the sale counter. It sort of grabbed my attention, as it said in big, bold, all-caps letters, "TELL OTHER CHRISTIANS AND SAVE A SOUL FROM HELL." So immediately I think, "this doesn't look like company material...."

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  • Just got an email that's torqued my lugnuts a bit too much concerning Brian McLaren. In case you're unfamiliar, he's one of the most influential "evangelicals" in America...at least, according to Time magazine. I put "evangelical" in quotes, because, by my reading, the man doesn't seem to have the whole Christian thing figured out yet.

    Brian McLaren needs to butt out

    Just got an email that's torqued my lugnuts a bit too much concerning Brian McLaren. In case you're unfamiliar, he's one of the most influential "evangelicals" in America...at least, according to Time magazine. I put "evangelical" in quotes, because, by my reading, the man doesn't seem to have the whole Christian thing figured out yet.

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  • I was doing something the other day I won't be doing again in the foreseeable future: reading a Motor Trend magazine. I was out of toilet reading material, but, while reading, I found another toiletry use for the magazine. Yup, they're pushing an increased gas tax, like the government's talking about even now.  It's all about forced behavior modification and enhanced governmental control over lives.

    Gas Tax Idiocy

    I was doing something the other day I won't be doing again in the foreseeable future: reading a Motor Trend magazine. I was out of toilet reading material, but, while reading, I found another toiletry use for the magazine. Yup, they're pushing an increased gas tax, like the government's talking about even now. It's all about forced behavior modification and enhanced governmental control over lives.

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  • I got to do something a week or so ago that I haven't been able to do in quite some time: watch a space shuttle launch.  I can't even remember the last time I'd watched one, but it's just as awesome as I remember them.  But with all the talk of retiring the shuttles floating about and current government plans for replacement, I really have to look back and evaluate my understanding of the space program.

    Awe of Space Travel

    I got to do something a week or so ago that I haven't been able to do in quite some time: watch a space shuttle launch. I can't even remember the last time I'd watched one, but it's just as awesome as I remember them. But with all the talk of retiring the shuttles floating about and current government plans for replacement, I really have to look back and evaluate my understanding of the space program.

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  • I have always hated the entire concept of eminent domain ever since the state came to my father and made him sell some of his frontage property.

    I Hate Eminent Domain

    I have always hated the entire concept of eminent domain ever since the state came to my father and made him sell some of his frontage property.

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