Monthly Archives: August 2010

A sink and an overhead?

Categories: Education, Science & Tech, Work

The strangest part is actually the room I’m teaching in. … But then it has a sink, with no paper towels so I’m not sure what to do with that. And it has an overhead projector. … Welcome to the 21st century folks! Keep reading

Not enough to do

Categories: Education, Life, Quilting/Sewing/Knitting/Crafting

I had the wonderful problem of having not enough to do and too much time to do it in. … Having a schedule makes me get things done. I’ll let you know how this quilting on my days off each week goes. Keep reading

First Impressions – Electonically

Categories: Science & Tech, Venting

If 90% of face-to-face communication is nonverbal, a good chunk of on-line communication is how the words are presented and not just the words themselves. Keep reading

It has my name on it

Categories: Learn Something

I have said “this one has my name on it” many a time when talking about different things, especially things made out of chocolate. Because if it has my name on it then I just have to eat it. … Keep reading

A Place to Worship: Mosques and Temples

Categories: Gospel, Politics

A proposed Mosque in New York has been making the news lately. Actually it’s more the controversy around it, who’s for it and who’s against it, that is the news. I have two thoughts on the matter. Keep reading

Junk and Treasure

Categories: News, Random

One person would be the navigator. One person had a map and a newspaper. And we would go around our side of town, piling out in clown car fashion at different stops. All for a sort of contest – Who can get the best deal? Keep reading

I prefer the physical couch

Categories: News, Science & Tech

In the BBC today they have a story titled “Cult of less: Living out of a hard drive.” Apparently there are people whose main possessions are their electronic ones. This, I think, is taking minimalism a little too far. Keep reading