Monthly Archives: March 2006

PAA (personal analog assistant)

I use an analog sheet of paper instead of my personal digital assistant to manage my todo list. A friend recommended I upgrade from the blank pages I currently use to a hand-crafted page from pocketmod.com. Maybe I will. I … Continue reading

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Passed Ords!

Well, I found out Monday that I passed my Biblical Language Exegesis exam back in January. Hooray! I don’t know yet what my scores were. I’ll update this once I get the exam back. In the meantime, what matters is … Continue reading

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Fair trade coffee from co-ops only?

Here’s something I didn’t know. Martinez owns a small family farm and produces a high-quality coffee, but none of his beans carry the Fair Trade label. His farm isn’t part of a cooperative, a Fair Trade non-negotiable that disqualifies small, … Continue reading

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Upgrade and move complete

I just upgraded WordPress to 2.0.2. It’s a security upgrade, so if I knew what XSS was I’d probably be breathing a lot easier now. But upgrading went very smoothly. I took advantage of the confusion to move the blog … Continue reading

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From Russia with Apologies

About two weeks ago I started getting spam from Russia. But this isn’t your regular spam. This is spam returned by Russian mail transfer agents, with apologies, because it couldn’t be delivered: (click on picture for bigger view):

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Batman begins

I picked up Batman Begins for $11.96 at Sam’s Club the other day and w00t! it’s the best Batman movie ever.

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Lost

During reading week I watched the pilot episodes and six subsequent episodes from Season 1 of Lost. It’s an okay show, and if I watched TV in real-time (over the air) this is the sort of thing that could nibble … Continue reading

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Former student news

The Star-Ledger has a story about one of the guys in my Abraham class last summer. An inmate at the Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility in Burlington County was strangled late Thursday and his body found under another inmate’s … Continue reading

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Charles Hodge Online

Charles Hodge has his own website now. I’m taking a class called “Theology in Service to the Church.” Its subject matter is the practical theology of Charles Hodge, the most influential American theologian of the 19th century, and Karl Barth, … Continue reading

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BB-62 in the snow

A couple of weeks ago we went to a Cub-Scout event aboard U.S.S. New Jersey down in Camden. It nearly got cancelled due to the blizzard, but the indomitable spirit (plus prepaid registration fees) saved the day. Here’s a view … Continue reading

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