February 2009

  • Thursday 26 | More free stuff?

    Yes, more free stuff. You may recall that I casually mentioned my interest in the new ESV Study Bible, well now is your chance to Win a Calfskin Version of the ESV Study Bible! A Boomer in the Pew is giving away one Calfskin Version of the ESV Study Bible to celebrate his 1-year Blogiversary. […]

  • Thursday 26 | Nuke your city

    Found this over at the Inktank Forums. Simply enter your location (city, zip code, address) at the top and select your weapon of choice at the bottom – then Nuke it! I’d do alright against most weapons targeting San Diego but the top two or three would get me. Of course, almost nobody survives the […]

  • Wednesday 25 | Harboring a hateful grudge

    In a recent email exchange, a friend made reference to a hateful rant to which I made reference to a hateful grudge. But I wanted to link to the reference in case he didn’t get it – so off to Google I went. Only… Turns out that many (read most) sites quote the line incorrectly. […]

  • Wednesday 25 | Gmail Browser title bar tweaks

    This may not be important to you, but since a lot of people use Gmail but don’t read the Gmail blog, I thought I’d pass this on. Official Gmail Blog: New in Labs: Browser title bar tweaks Basically, Title Tweaks changes the order of the elements in the browser title bar to put the more […]

  • Monday 23 | How to get free stuff

    Bible Study Magazine and Mars Hill are giving away 20 copies of Mark Driscoll?s new book, Vintage Church. Not only that, but they are also giving away five subscriptions to Bible Study Magazine and a copy of their Bible Study Library software! Enter to win on the Bible Study Magazine Mark Driscoll page, then take […]

  • Monday 23 | Corbin’s First Concert

    Corbin’s almost 15 months now but he’s already been to one concert – and I don’t mean Raffi or Barney the Dinosuar. I mean a real, full-fledge, ringing-in-your ears concert. Of course, he doesn’t remember it. Back in October 2007, Julia and I went to see They Might Be Giants with two other couples – […]

  • Thursday 19 | AdSense for domains

    This is a little late but I thought I’d share it anyway… From Inside AdSense: Extending AdSense for domains to all publishers: Many publishers have approached us looking for a way to monetize their domains (why, yes I have), and today back in December, we’re excited to announce the expansion of AdSense for domains (Yippie!). […]

  • Tuesday 17 | Coraline is a Giants fan

    So Julia and I had a chance to get away this weekend, specifically, we traded off baby-sitting duties with another couple. Since Fridays are half days for me, we went to see a movie – a rare treat since Corbin was birthed. The current movie choices are a little limited so we decided on Coraline […]

  • Thursday 12 | The Preservation of Favoured Races

    That’s the subtitle of Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species. It’s full title is On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. And his next book was titled The Descent of Man, one entire chapter was dedicated to ?The Races of […]

  • Thursday 12 | Still Time to Give Valentine?s Day Gift Cards

    There’s still have time to choose a pretty Valentine?s Day design to e-mail for immediate delivery, or print out from any printer and slip into a card or package. There are 2 easy ways you can give Gift Cards in time for Valentine?s Day (February 14): 1) E-mail a personalized gift card for immediate delivery. […]

  • Wednesday 11 | tipping the ‘ol hat

    Here are some things I thought you might enjoy (or hate) First, Darwin Must Die! according to The New York Times. Also, Animals are nihilists too. (sorry, NOT kid friendly) HT: Frank Turk Next, King Uzziah had woman problems (sort of) and Charles Spurgeon is short and stout (much like a teapot) Finally, Catholics can […]

  • Tuesday 10 | Photo Feeds by Julia

    If you use feeds but aren’t subscribed to Julia’s Gallery Feed, here’s what you’re missing… If you don’t use feeds but what to keep up with Julia’s Gallery, simply follow the link and subscribe by email. The downside is that each picture will arrive as a single email.

  • Tuesday 10 | WordPress 2.7.1

    WordPress ? Blog ? WordPress 2.7.1 2.7.1, the first 2.7 maintenance release, is now available. 2.7.1 fixes 68 tickets. You can automatically upgrade from 2.7 to 2.7.1 via the Tools->Upgrade menu, or you can download the package and upgrade manually. Consult the list of fixed tickets and the full set of changes between 2.7 and […]

  • Tuesday 10 | They Might Be Giants Win Grammy

    Yesss. They Might Be Giants? kids album ?Here Come The 123s? has won a Grammy for Best Musical Album for Children! Congratulations to They Might Be Giants on their Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children for their most recent kids CD “Here Come The 123s“. John Flansburgh and John Linnell previously won a […]

  • Tuesday 10 | Kindle 2

    We?re excited to introduce Amazon Kindle 2, the next generation wireless reading device. With a sleek and thin design that makes Kindle 2 as thin as a typical magazine and lighter than a paperpack, the new Kindle has seven times more storage and now holds over 1,500 books. It has a longer battery life and […]

  • Friday 6 | Where’s Waldo

    This picture was taken with a robotic camera and weighs in at 1,474 megapixel. (295 times the standard 5 megapixel camera). It was a Canon that pulled together over 200 individual shots. Each zoom in takes a second to focus …and then you can see some amazing reactions. With these cameras the secret service has […]

  • Wednesday 4 | Third Wish by Robert Fulghum

    Amazon is thrilled to offer new release Third Wish by bestselling author Robert Fulghum. First published in the Czech Republic (where it quickly became a bestseller), Third Wish is a sweeping, lavishly plotted novel in five parts, bound together by a profound love story that spans the globe. It is at once a classic quest […]