When it comes to software, there’s nothing I love more than testing out Linux distribuitons. That’s why whenever I find a good download site, whether on the Web or FTP, I like to bookmark it. Until recently, my favorite Linux download site was LinuxISO.org. Great resource, really, although I find that it’s not kept as… Read more Finding Linux ISOs
Zoub: “So, what is your American Dream.” Me: “I’m not sure. I guess to own a big home and have a family. I guess…” When I was in high school, I signed up for a pen pal program. (If you’ve never had a pen pal, I recommend it. It’s a great experience, and a good… Read more “Zoubi”, or “What is Your American Dream?”
Just caught this on Crosswalk: I can preach a message and see hundreds of people set free. I can witness remarkable things that the Lord is doing in some of the most unreached parts of the world. But within a short time, I can find myself bogged down, discouraged and confused, wondering what to do… Read more Discouragement as a Divine Tool
(FYI, Yes, I just made up that word.) Whenever there’s a comment posted on this site, the system shoots out an email telling me there’s a new comment or trackback in “X” story. A few weeks after starting this site, I started getting replies to stories (from what I figured to be spam-bots) talking about… Read more Man I Hate Blogspam
Just caught this on Fark: Taking the law in her own hands, a Spanish mother set afire a man who raped her teenaged daughter and allegedly taunted her about the assault, a report here said today. Fully story here. Now, I’m not a big fan of vigilantes, but I’ll make an exception in this case.… Read more Madre Vigilante, Ole!
When I was a kid, one of the things my friends and I would always talk/argue/fight about was which character from whatever movie or show we “were.” Obviously, we weren’t the only ones. On the Internet, you can find “Who Are You” tests for just about every popular (and not-so-popular) movie and television show in… Read more What Character of [X Movie/Show] Are You Most Like?
A part of me died today. Rather, it died about a year ago, but I didn’t really know it until today. For the past year or so, I’ve been thiking a lot about my old violin teacher (and musical mentor), Dr. Andrew Galos. Today, out of the blue, I decided to see if I could… Read more In Memory of Dr. Andrew Galos
I was just at C|Net’s News.com.com.com and ran into this headline: Microsoft Meets the Hackers. It talks about a “Blue Hat” conference MS just recently had with — uhmm — hackers friendly towards the new “Big Blue”, I guess. Here’s a snippet: The demo was part of an extraordinary two days in which outsiders were… Read more What Color Hat am I Wearing?
A Buddhist monk strolled into a Zen pizza parlor and said, “Make me one with everyting.” The owner obliged. When he turned over the pizza with all the trimmings, the monk gave him a $20 bill, which the owner just stuck in the cash register. “Where’s my change?” the monk asked. The owner replied, “Change… Read more Where Does Change Come From?
It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us. – Isaac Disraeli