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Beautiful Video Ad

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Apple should hire these guys – this video is more beautiful than the iPod ads.   Check it out here:


I have never been too interested in “The Big Apple”.  I don’t like cities, but I do like people.  This unofficial ad for the iPhone made me, for the first time, really see the appeal in New York, New York.  It is truly an inspired work of art.

It helps that I want an iPhone also.

New Baby on the way

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Only 18 weeks and she’s already sucking her thumb. Amazing, in’it?

Family and friends, there are more pictures online of the girls and our recent vacation. Contact me if you want to see them. :)

5 Reasons God Exists, or Philosophy of Religion

Saturday, May 26th, 2007

You can intelligently disagree with the points made in the following YouTube video (or even intelligently agree). If so, we can have a great discussion. But if you don’t understand the arguments tendered, or aren’t familiar with the quoted sources, then you have no room to snub “christians” as ignorant.

Which point do you disagree with most, or find the least compelling? Why?

How to throw a temper tantrum

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Step 1: make sure you have an audience. Learn from the master – watch this:

I suppose now is a good time to note: that’s not my kid, just a hilarious video Sara found online.

Just saying Hi

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006


So . .. yeah.  Kind of overdue for an update around here.  This is just a quick note to let you know that I haven’t disappeared or been eaten by a giant purple monster or anything like that.  Updates are coming . . . sometime.  It’s holiday season, though, so don’t expect a return to daily updates for a while.  :)

Quick weblink of the day: new dream vacation location (here’s a video from Plitvicka Jezera National Park in Croatia) – and yes, I would like that print for Christmas!

Fans of incredible machines, Lemmings (the game), and falling dominoes

Saturday, October 21st, 2006

This compilation of japanese advertisements is somewhat mesmerizing. There are some pretty impressive little mechanical tricks pulled off.

Quick Geography lesson Fun

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Watch this neat little video blast from the past as the Animaniacs take us on a quick tour of the world:

Oh, and go to this Google Map of Belgium to see where I was last week.

Sorry for the startling lack of content. I haven’t been sleeping much, so when that gets back to normal so will my posts. I’m traveling again a little this week, but hope for a chance to recover after that.

Kitchen Remodel – Video Recap

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Here’s a short slideshow video of our kitchen remodel. It’s meant only to whet your appetite, and give a quick overview. A more extensive video is in the works. Oh, and if you don’t have much bandwidth (if you’re using dial-up), you may not want to follow the link. Wait until I get a smaller version or collection of pictures up.

Edit: 10/31/06 1444, fixed links.