Here’s an interesting comparison from the news, which clearly illustrates the power of prayer: In 2005, a Tunisian pilot flying from Italy to Tunisia lost power in both engines. What did he do? Captain Gharby had turned the controls over to his co-pilot during the emergency and uttered a prayer, instead of following standard procedures [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Ken'
March 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment
February 1st, 2009 · Comments Off
I’m a big fan of berries. I grow strawberries and blackberries in my yard. While my summer berry consumption is pretty high, my winter consumption tends to die down a bit. But I was inspired by this article on “The Power of Berries” in the New York Times. Apparently black and red raspberries, blackberries, strawberries [...]
November 4th, 2008 · Comments Off
I don’t understand why so many places went for touch screens. Paper ballots have proven themselves as reliable mainstays in much of New England. They can be machine counted, hand counted, and recounted as necessary. They are pretty intuitive and easy to use.
October 28th, 2007 · Comments Off
I carved this today, from a design in a craft book that Daughter picked out.
August 15th, 2007 · Comments Off
I’m playing with a new look for the blog. This design gives me more space for stuff on the sides, and a wider column in the middle. I can’t take credit for the design; this design is Cutline 3-Column Split by Chris Pearson. I do have some thoughts about how to tweak the design a [...]
February 21st, 2007 · Comments Off
My day job is web site production for a major university. On January 26, I received an award for outstanding service from the president of the university.
January 27th, 2007 · Comments Off
Can’t decide which eyeglass frames to buy. Can you help me? I can’t guarantee I’ll pick the frames that win, but I’d apprectiate getting a collective opinion. To vote, choose from options A-E (pictured below) in the poll in the righthand sidebar. Click on the image below to see a larger version in a new [...]
December 20th, 2006 · 1 Comment
If you haven’t checked out my blog in a while, welcome! This is a general “about me” blog divided into categories. For the most part it’s a chronicle of stuff going on in my life and with my family, often accompanied by my photos or the childrens’ artwork. I also use the blog to track [...]
December 15th, 2006 · 1 Comment
My employer has chosen me as one of about twenty people to be recognized for excellence in 2006 (scroll to the service category). I enjoy my job, and it’s very gratifying to be recognized.
October 16th, 2006 · Comments Off
Believe it or not, I actually have a Master’s degree from a design school. It was a really small program tucked inside a large state university in a Southern state. It wasn’t exactly the happiest time of my life, and I’ve mostly put it out of my mind. Sometimes I think they gave me the [...]