Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year!
Archives for December 2008
I haven’t been paying close attention to the news today but this caught my eye: Microsoft’s Zune Hit With Glitch By Jessica Hodgson, Wall Street Journal, December 31, 2009 Microsoft Corp.’s Zune portable music player is suffering from a glitch that may have frozen thousands of units, in the latest setback for the world’s biggest […]
Global Warming has struck Dogpatch yet again… 4-6 inches and high winds are expected. Updates when warranted.
The Register is reporting that some versions of Samsung’s SPF-85H 8″ digital photo frame shipped with a CD-ROM contaminated with the W32.Sality.AE virus. The CD contains drivers needed to use the frame as a USB monitor on systems running Windows XP. Amazon.com has posted an advisory for it’s customers: Greetings from Amazon.com. We have recently […]
Congratulations to Coach Tony Sparano and the AFC East Champion Miami Dolphins… After last years 1-15 embarrassment I wasn’t expecting much this year, but damn, if they didn’t surprise everyone and win the AFC East! They’ve got a though game against the Baltimore Ravens next week so I’ll hold off celebrating until the last down […]
I mentioned yesterday that I’d bought a Nikon Coolpix P80 digital camera. As general rule I’m not a fan of “point and shoot” cameras but I’ve always kept one handy for family get-togethers or other times when trotting out a full size SLR isn’t convenient or practical… If you’ve ever been crawling around the inside […]
I picked up a new camera this morning, a Nikon Coolpix P80. So far I’m impressed… Here’s a few test shots.
To every Soldier, Sailor, Airmen and Marine at home and abroad… Merry Christmas, Thank You, and may God Bless you and keep safe.
Dear Readers, a friend sent me this a few years ago and I thought I’d pass it on: A Cowboy’s Christmas Prayer By S. Omar Barker (1894-1985) I ain’t much good at prayin’, and You may not know me, Lord- I ain’t much seen in churches where they preach Thy Holy Word, But you may […]
In a little less than a month Barack Obama will take the oath of office and become the 44th President of the United States. In some respects he’s going to have some pretty big shoes to fill… From the Wall Street Journal: The President Comforts a Marine Mom By William McGurn, Wall Street Journal, December […]
John O’Sullivan, a former senior advisor to Margaret Thatcher, offers a spirited defense of Sarah Palin in today’s Wall Street Journal: Conservative Snobs Are Wrong About Palin I know Maggie Thatcher. The two women have a lot in common. By John O’Sullivan, Wall Street Journal, December 23, 2008 Being listed in fourth place for Time […]
Here a little something that’s guaranteed to brighten your day. 🙂
Human Events has named former Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Alaska Governor Sarah Plain “Conservative of the Year. You can read Ann Coulter’s article about it here and Human Events Political Editor John Gizz’s interview with Gov. Palin here.
Here we go again… An additional 3-7 inches of global warming are expected in Dogpatch today virtually guaranteeing us a white Christmas. Updates when warranted.
Hannah Garman is a 4 year old from Lancaster County, Pa., who was diagnosed with a rare, incurable brain tumor in October. Hannah’s mother died of cancer two years ago. Hannah’s wish for Christmas this is to get a lot cards… You can send her a card @ Hannah Garman 259 North Reading Rd. Ephrata, […]