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Entries from February 2008

Father of Pinyin – BBC Video

February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Father of Pinyin – BBC Video

102 year old Zhou Youguang was fundamental in creating Hanyu pinyin which is the most popular romanization method for Chinese characters. This is an interesting 4 minute video from the BBC about Zhou and his work. There are several romanization methods and they all have pros and cons. In the mainland, I think that Zhou’s […]

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Tags: Education · General · Lifehacks · Taiwan · World

Controllers for original Xbox

February 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Controllers for original Xbox

I’m losing my mind trying to find these here in Taiwan. Every shop (I’ve checked DOZENS) only carries Playstation and Xbox 360 gear. Most stores (of any kind) in Taiwan only have shelf space for the newest stuff so I’m not all that surprised, but I still think there HAS to be some in Taiwan […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · General · Taiwan

February 2008 Monthly Report Available

February 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on February 2008 Monthly Report Available

If you read this in a feed reader… I’m not sure why our January 2008 Newsletter post popped up on your feed reader yesterday. I was editing the categories and titles of some earlier posts so maybe that is why. Anyway… Our FEBRUARY 2008 Monthly Report is available for download. Late… but available now! In […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · Family · General · Ministry · Missions · Prayer · Taiwan

"Politics Kills People"

February 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on "Politics Kills People"

In one of the most insane acts from a philosophy based on deception and control… the TEAM hospital in Dadeldhura, Nepal has been closed due to Maoist influence. Click to read “In God’s Hands” at Nepali Times. “This is the most direct proof I have seen that politics kills people,” says Deb Raj Joshi, a […]

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Tags: Church Planting/The Church · General · Missions · Prayer · World

Finishing up the New Year’s Candy

February 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A personal favorite… PEANY CANDY! All that peany goodness in one small sweet package. The New Year holiday officially ends tomorrow with the Lantern Festival. We hope to go join in some of the festivities tonight and if we do… and if it doesn’t rain… we might have some pics of that. Back to my […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · General · Mostly Useless · Taiwan

Back Surgery Update

February 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

(like my post before back surgery this is cross posted from our email updates… if you read it there… you won’t find anything new here) I’d like to give you an update about my back surgery and recovery. SHORT VERSIONI’m doing well! My legs and spine are pain free and my incision and surrounding muscles […]

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Tags: Family · General · Prayer · Taiwan