Offbeat Texas Stops

October 16th, 2006
Speaking of transportation and travel my boss gave me a paperback a week or two ago about travel in texas. Titled "52 More Offbeat Texas Stops" it includes a collection of historic sites museums events and generally odd destinations. Bob Phillips has more »

The Transit

October 15th, 2006
In the late seventies one of the things I enjoyed doing was getting a newspaper and reading the highlights of the day; or maybe reading a chapter in a good book or a magazine article. If I had some project I was working on I might pull out some of my o more »

Consumerism

October 14th, 2006
We had frozen za today baked in the oven of course. The box says "New Look Same Great Taste". I thinking though if there's a new look shouldn't the consumer see it without reading it. Also thinking why brag that the package is better but the prod more »

Fat or Strong

October 13th, 2006
In the last few weeks I've heard a lot about church growth. Though that term never came up the thought was there; how to grow membership in the church. We go to a small church and there is room for growth. There are some programs that they are working on more »

Writing Pains

October 12th, 2006
Today I found the latest local Mensa newsletter in my email box. While there were a lot of items of interest the one thing that caught my attention was mention of one of the area Mensans' first novel. Though the novel itself is not the subject of this po more »

The Undo Age

October 11th, 2006
The age in which we live is often described by what we are predominately doing at the time. For example there was the Industrial age of the previous century the Space Age that is continuing into the 21st century and now we are in the Computer Age. more »

Internet Rehash

October 10th, 2006
The computer monitor was mysteriously on when I entered the room. The screensaver wasn't working and the screen didn't have the friendly XP logon screen. Instead it had a blue screen (BSOD) with a message about IPVNMON.SYS and a page fault in a non page more »