If Church was a Party

Not really – I) didnt lose my phone- I just wanted to play with the add for this cool phone/gaming machine (Nokia N-Gage. But it is true that I am also giving some thought to the idea that it is funner to have a play machine that is useful than having a functional machine that…

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Today – Nancey Murphy in town

There is a seminar today with Nancey Murphy (Theologian/philosopher) at a local Seminary so I will make an appearance, say hello (we met in Pasadena), buy the book, eat some cafeteria food over a lunchtime meeting. Tomorrow I will be in England so I need to pack my bags.

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#3 Blogger Forum Ranking

This just came in: “You are ranked #3 at Blogger Forum’s Top Ten Blog*Spot sites this week. This is the first time you have been in the rankings. Congrats. www.bloggerforum.com” Well, now I fell bad, because I stopped my Original Tallskinnykiwi blog on Blogger and moved it over here. But people are still going there,…

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Polish friends for dinner

Some friend from Poland were here for dinner. I made a beef curry and Bruce made the Naan. Not bad! I was invited to speak at their festival next summer called SLOT Festival. Its really a great festival – about 2500 young people. i try to go every year but never seem to make it.…

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Chillin’ in cold Old Town Prague.

After a hard day’s work on the house, and me getting up at 3am to work on my teaching for next week (I have to go to Dallas to teach at a conference), we celebrated our clean house by all going into the old part of Prague. With our 4 English friends, we were about…

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Mo’ Advice on Halloween

Good advice for families from Richard Mouw on Making Real Decisions About Halloween. Skinny advice? Lock up your cat. Watch a scary movie (We are watching Eight Legged Creatures tonight) and get ready for All Saints Day tomorrow.

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Mike Yaconelli goes to heaven

I am grieved beyond words to hear this announcment from Youth Specialties: “El Cajon, CA, October 30, 2003 – Mike Yaconelli, owner and co-founder of Youth Specialties, was involved in a fatal car accident late Wednesday night, October 29, outside his hometown of Yreka, in northern California. He passed away early Thursday morning, October 30.…

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The Skinny on Type Pad

Today is the last day of the 10% off for life Launching sale of TypePad. My advice is to sign up today for the one month free trial which gets you in on the final day, and kick it around for a few weeks. If you dont like it, cancel. I find Typepad works better…

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Hotmail free again

OOOOPS. Some of you tired to email me in the last 2 days and had your email sent back. Hotmail got overloaded with a lot of files that I sent out and didnt delete. Sorry. Things are back to normal again. Please try again.

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Go-Carting

Go-carted today with the kids – well i watched them anyway. Same go-cart race that we used for our Inspiration Bohemia event last year. This photo was taken off some of us watching the racing. Brian and Grace McLaren are in the center. I should see Brian in a few days in London. Why start…

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Blogaholic

Dang! Now i REALLY have to go to bed. Just reading all the blogs coming up by Christians, recognizing all the people and writers and realizing that: 1. It really is a small world 2. This new blog is really narrow minded and i might be off to a bad start – i look like…

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i have to go to bed

Its really late and i am tired. But i was just watching the “Recently Updated” list at the bottom as it changed, checking out who the Typepad bloggers were, and wondering how many Christians were blogging. Answer? Out of 10 newly updated blogs, 4 were Christians (and i knew one of them). 40% Thats worth…

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Typepad: I saw my name!

I saw my name pop up on the “Recently Updated” list of Typepad bloggers. Thats cool! That used to happen to me a lot in the early days of Blogger – back in 2001, when there wasn’t a gizillion Blogspot Bloggers all posting at the same time. BTW – I jumped on the Blogger.com site…

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Help needed with the last post

Hey you geeks! Somebody help. I am still working on the xhtml for this site. I would like the previous post to be approx. 3-5 pixels away from the side of the image. I added padding=5 and margin=5 but neither helped. What do i add to the xhtml to make this happen? You could give…

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Proverbs translated in our bedroom

The Scribe in our basement is now the Scribe in our bedroom. Space at our place is scarce and Sasa Flek has moved his desk and office into our bedroom for the time being. No problem – He arrives for work at 8am and leaves at 5pm. No . . . he is not there…

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Amazon knows I am skinny

I went head to head with Amazon last night. I began a new account, in order to start a new wishlist. OK. The truth is i forgot my password and my wishlist was soooo old that i cant even remember starting it. So I went to Amazon fresh and started again. And without even asking…

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