Archive for February, 2012

The Week That Was…Not Good

This last week was not good.  To start the week off, I woke up with a massive cold. Saying wake up wax an overstatement as I more or less slept through the first few days just being miserable.  Normally colds come fast and leave fast.  Not this one. It’s a week later and i still feel like a zombie some times.

I mean, I wouldn’t mind going to bed earlier, except I don’t get up earlier.  And the whole sleeping 10 or more hours gets old.

However, I am mostly back to normal (for me) and now I need to get ready for church.

Hopefully I will get back into the groove.




To be honest, I usually forget I even have a webcam.  it was a gift from a friend and I used it on and off for awhile and then mostly stopped.  Now I use it to talk to my god-niece.  However I found this app for Chrome that led me to the Webcam Toy.  Not sure if this site has a practical use, but it sure was fun to play with.  And now i have a bunch of pictures of me that look just plain awesomely weird.

Here’s a few for your enjoyment.



A few days ago I answered a question about what makes me cry.  This got me thinking and I remembered this song.  The first time I heard it I cried like I had not cried in ages.

This is such a lovely song.

Question. What would you do to help someone you love face a fear?

Just curious.



Light Rain

Moe than I want to admit sometimes. If it rains for any length of time, I get very mellow and sleepy. Rain is napping weather. I even use a recording of a thunderstorm to help me sleep.

It may sound odd, but I can “smell” rain. I don’t think it is so much an odor as being sensitive to the changes in the ionization of the air. I breathe better and easier when the level is higher and it goes up when it is gonna rain. Even odder is that rain can have two “smells”. A good rain smells clean and sharp, while sometimes it smells off.and kinda muggy.

For some reason, snow is pretty for about a day, then it swiftly becomes depressing. When it snows I know that I won’t see anyone for awhile and I get lonely.

Sunny weather does’t really effect me one way or the other. Living in in the south, it gets really humid so I just stay inside as much as possible to avoid the icky feelings that the humidity causes.

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What Makes Me Cry

Sad movies. Happy endings. Anything with cute animals. Feeling left out. Being lonely. Certain songs. Pictures of my mom and dad. People living ways that they don’t have to and doing things that hurt them and others. Actually a lot of things make me cry.

I have this thing I call a “Rainy Season”. I got it from a song by the same title. In the song the singer talks about how sometimes you just need to cry for no reason. It just bubbles up and then passes. I do this maybe once every 3 to 4 months. It last about 2 to 3 days. During the rainy season, I cry on and off, with no reason. It seems crazy but when it is over I feel great and much happier.

Probaby the oddest thing that make me cry is the movie “Snoopy Come Home”. I’ve tried ever since I was a kid to watch it and always get so upset that I have to stop. When I was a kid I would nearly hyperventilate crying so hard. I haven’t tried in years and probably won’t try again.

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Watch Series

Watch Series.

If you are like me, some days there is nothing on worth watching.  And then other days you can’t fit everything you want to watch in.  Watch Series solves both problems.

Miss an episode of your shows?  Want to catch up with a show that you just found?  Check the Watch Series and you will probably find links for every season and every episode.

Don’t have time to watch each show you want.  Too many shows you want to see coming on at the same time?  Or is there just nothing on and you are looking for something different?  Watch Series has it.

Personal Recommendation

Junior Master Chef Australia – kids 8 to 12 compete to become the next great chef.  These are no cookies and cupcake bakers, but kids who can out-cook most of the adults on the grownup version.  Watch and be amazed.  Watch with your kids and maybe instead of hating veggies, they will be inspired to cook them and eat them.



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Entanglement is a simple game of twists
and turns set to beautiful music.

Panda Poet is a cute word game with pandas.

Photo Pin – free photos for bloggers.

Movie Pilot – find and follow upcoming movies.

When you need a simple web page FAST.

Everyone needs a nap and Dr Sarah knows how to
get the perfect nap.
And use her nap wheel to find the time for your perfect nap.

Who’s first if ‘I Am Second’. Inspiring videos by
Christians from all walks of life.

Now you have a reason to get your cat it’s own Ipad.

Videos to explain everything (almost).

Bilingual Search Engine.

One stop shop for popular links in many categories.


Attrakt lets you create your own search box for your
favorite sites.

Print coupons for the stores you like.

Drag and drop file sharing.

Funny pics search engine

Ever wanted your own Google? Name it, bookmark it
It’s all yours.

You will be amazed at how wrong this search can be.

A character for every game. A rpg blog with a few maps.
More by the same author.

Learn how math is involved when working in music, fashion
and video game design. See the videos, take the challenges.

I think it’s pretty cool the way this commercial clothing
site lets women design their own unique dresses.

Furoshiki are square cloths, used in Japan for all sorts of
creative purposes. Like origami, there’s an art to folding
them and many of the techniques are demonstrated and
tutorialized on this commercial website.

Google Image search with download buttons

Find out just how much info your browser is revealing about

Name that pop song.

Draw it, animate it, watch it.

Dress up your blog or site with a few apps.

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A king who did not believe in the goodness of God, had a slave who, in all Circumstances, said: My king, do not be discouraged, because everything God does is perfect, no mistakes!

One day they went hunting and along the way a wild animal attacked the king. His slave managed to kill the animal, but could not prevent his majesty losing a finger. Furious and without showing his gratitude for being saved,
the nobleman said

“Is God good? If He was good, I would not have been attacked and lost my finger.”

The slave replied: “My king, despite all these things, I can only tell you that God is good, and he knows the “why” of all these things. What God does is perfect. He is never wrong!”

Outraged by the response, the king ordered the arrest of his slave.

Later, he left for another hunt and was captured by savages who made human sacrifices. at the altar, ready to sacrifice the nobleman, the savages found that the victim had not one of his fingers, so he was released.

According to them, he was not so complete to be offered to the gods.

Upon his return to the palace, he authorized the release of his slave that he received very affectionately.

“My dear, God was really good to me! I was almost killed by the wild men, but for lack of a single finger, I was let go! But I have a question: if God is so good, why did he allow me to put you in jail?”

“My King, if I had gone with you in this hunt, I would have been sacrificed for you, because I have no missing finger, therefore, remember everything God does is perfect. He is never wrong.”

Often we complain about life, and the negative things that happen to us, forgetting that nothing is random and that everything has a purpose.