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Taipei 101 Tuned Mass Damper in Action

June 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Many of you who have visited us have been to the top of Taipei 101. The views are amazing… but one of the most interesting things you can see at the top is the 730 ton tuned mass damper which provides stability during high winds or earthquakes. Some of you who have visited are physics […]

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Tags: Education · General · Taiwan · Tech

Love this House!

June 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

How would your kids like to live in a house filled with puzzles, contraptions, and secret compartments which are just built into the house itself? In our case… it wouldn’t just be my kids, but my kids’ dad too! This article is about such a house. The parents were remodeling and asked the design firm […]

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The Last Wisdom Tooth

May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Last Wisdom Tooth

So today I mourn the loss of my last wisdom tooth. Surprisingly the emotional pain isn’t as bad as the physical. 🙂 The top ones were fairly easy and not so painful… but the bottom teeth are a totally different story. WOW. THIS. HURTS. Apparently the lower jawbone (or is there only one jawbone?) is […]

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About RSS

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on About RSS

RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication although it doesn’t matter what it stands for… it only matters what it does… or allows you to do. If you read blogs… or even just ONE blog… RSS will same you time. Like the scroll wheel on a mouse… no one EVER wants to be without it once […]

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Tags: General · Lifehacks · Tech

Cool Physics Game

January 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

You know I’m a sucker for these… xavierenigma’s next physics game Oh yeah… my back seems to be doing well… was up a lot today.

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Post Surgery Update

January 7th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Well… surgery is over… it went well apparently. The doctor got everything he was looking for and I should be fine. I’m happy to have it behind me… but the incision is very painful and I can’t sit or stand for a couple days. I’ve got books and internet access so I’ll get through this. […]

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Tags: Family · General · Prayer · Taiwan · Tech

Back Surgery Monday Jan 7th

January 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’m pasting this letter that I just sent out to a mailing list of people who support our work here in prayer. I wanted to make sure people who read the blog but aren’t on that list get the scoop, too. I’d like to update you a little about my back surgery. Angie has mentioned […]

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Tags: Family · General · Prayer · Taiwan · Tech


November 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on Jellocar

As you know… I love computer games. Our family (most of us) can’t get enough Jellocar these days. Maybe you’ll enjoy playing it over the Thanksgiving holiday. If you have Windows or Xbox360 I’d call this one a MUST DOWNLOAD. I bet you’ve never played anything like it before. It seems like the perfect game […]

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Long time no post…

September 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on Long time no post…

Yeah… I know… I’m leaving my 3 RSS subscribers and my 3 other regulars hangin’ At least there has been a rockin’ sweet post at the top for almost 2 weeks so you’ve gotten to enjoy the Hear n’ Aid video many times by now. I’ll get some new posts up over the next few […]

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August 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I can’t remember how I found this… but it was a couple years ago probably. It looked remotely intreresting so I bookmarked it. I recently went through my bookmarks… found it… and started my own nation. It is somewhat interesting… not too much… but OK. Jennifer Government: NationStates NationStates is a nation simulation game created […]

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