Monthly Archives: March 2005

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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quality isn’t job one somewhere!

I have a GM mini-van that needs a fortune in repair work. I go online to see what’s up with this problem and find out it’s all over the place (note items 25 and 78). GM built a zillion cars … Continue reading

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VOIP ‘n’ stuff

This Kerry Garrison tells how to build a full-featured PBX for less than $20 using rubber bands and other things you already have laying around the house. There is also a nice list of free office software. I noticed this … Continue reading

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don’t wait until laundry day

The mint is finally starting to get to the interesting states. Go there to find out what quarters are coming out and to decide whether to bother with them.

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ruby or java?

Decisions, decisions. I’m trying to write a small program to help my son learn to do subtraction. (His problem–today–is borrowing, which these days is called “regrouping.”) It is a trivial sort of GUI program and I’m trying to decide whether … Continue reading

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Pope on Blogs

The pope has an apostolic letter to those responsible for communications, which in the internet age, is practically anyone.

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