Category Archives: web stuff

Online Book Club

This month I’m trying something new—a book club on Facebook. I miss the book club I was privileged to be part of in Indiana. We would read one book a month and then get together to talk about it. I … Continue reading

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CBC Website Gets a New Look

The new website for Crossroad Baptist Church is now active. Stephen revamped the old website by switching from Joomla to WordPress, which gives us a more informative and attractive online presence. He customized the Ecclesia WordPress theme and updated the … Continue reading

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Of Autumn Days and Auntie “Visits”

These autumn days are too beautiful to stay indoors. Silas Clark and I have been going for strolls in the park and around our subdivision. Thursday, Baby and I spent the afternoon in our neighborhood park. I took a blanket, … Continue reading

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Is It Over?

The news report last night said that today, October 3rd, is supposed to be our last day of triple digit temperatures for the year. Hooray! Maybe now we can enjoy being outside. According to ABC 15 news, “monsoon 2011 will … Continue reading

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Pop-pop’s Peace

Skype is wonderful! Tonight we were able to have a video call with my Pop-pop as he sat snugly in his farmhouse in little Preston, MD. It was so great to see him across the miles! The family sat around … Continue reading

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The Founding Fathers are on Google Wave!

Several weeks ago, I got accepted to Google’s new collaborative communication tool, Google Wave.  Since then, despite watching the instructional videos and having several friends with accounts, I’ve hardly used it, mostly for want of ideas of useful things to … Continue reading

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Life in the Desert

At first we felt dazed (mostly from the long hours on the bumpy seat of a moving truck) and overwhelmed at the thought that we were in Phoenix…to stay! We are no longer visitors, but residents. (However, we are still … Continue reading

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Unsecured wi-fi + Gmail = Bad News

Oy. Apparently it’s a really bad idea[ZDNet.com] to use GMail (or any other cookie-session based web service, for that matter) on a public or unsecured wi-fi hotspot. For GMail, logging in using https://www.gmail.com/ should head off this particular vulnerability, but … Continue reading

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Great commercial

Right now we’re in the terminal at the Indy airport waiting for our flight. It’s going to be a pretty long day—we don’t arrive in Las Vegas until affter 10 pm EDT and then have a four or five hour … Continue reading

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3D morphable faces

This is really cool. Some German scientists have created a 3D face modeling program that allows them to map any face to a digital model and then manipulate facial expressions and other details. There’s a good bit of technical jargon … Continue reading

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