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elliptical trainer blues

My elliptical trainer is a ProForm 650 Cardio Cross Trainer. I got it from Sears in summer (August?) of 2004. I have very few complaints. It would be nice if it had the features that the $4500 models have, but … Continue reading

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Term is OVER

The fall term is over! Hooray! Wah-hoo! Yip-yip-huzzah! Not truly. I still have one large and two small papers to write, and I need to fake up a bunch of journal reflections I was supposed to do over the last … Continue reading

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RSS Newsreaders

I tried NetNewsWire Lite a couple of 12-15 months ago and didn’t hate it but never really got into it. But now there’s Vienna. Let’s see if I like it better now than I did NNWL back then.

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Mac OS X apps I’m looking at

I’d like to find a decent outliner for the Mac. I’ve already found an outstanding outliner, but it’s not free. In fact, it’s a little pricey for a starving seminarian. But what I really don’t like is the way they … Continue reading

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First Post

I think I’m going to be using WordPress for my blog. Huh. So I saved it. How do I publish it? Update: Okay. My user level needed to be higher for me to post. All I could do was save … Continue reading

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Ord Exams (round two)

Today the results came back from the Ord Exams I wrote in August. (Sigh.) There are four Ordination Exams. (Five, if you count the Bible Content Exam.) I passed Worship & Sacraments, flunked Biblical Language Exegesis. So I’m 50% happy. … Continue reading

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What with all the hub-bub about the new Serenity movie, I decided to watch an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer when I saw it in the DVD rack at the public library. I never watched it before, for two … Continue reading

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Still Busy

I’m still too busy to post. (Great blog, huh?) I finished my prison gig and now I’m on vacation for the rest of the summer, studying for the Ords.

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Busy but I’m back now sometimes

Hello again. I’ve been busy. March 8 must have been right about the time of midterms. Then came the 2nd half of classes and finals. The week after finals I began my summer field ed, and I’m not done with … Continue reading

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The Woman at the Well, retold

Here is a nice (and I think fair) retelling of the story of the Woman at the Well, translated into modern idiom.

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