Archive for April, 2006

My Great Grandmother

Friday, April 28th, 2006

My Great Grandmother owned an apartment building in Chicago during the depression. This was a time when people were too proud to take charity. There wasn’t a sense of entitlement like there is today. A time came when the tenants had trouble affording rent, though they wanted to pay their landlord something. […]

CSI: Pawn Shop

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Possible scene of the crime: A postal shipping center
The evidence: A bubblewrap envelope which appeared to not have been tampered with and a ring box that is missing its ring. A photo of said ring minutes before its wayward departure.
Victim - customer: Victim intended to send a family heirloom engagement ring […]

Ice Cream for Breakfast

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Well…Frozen Soy Dessert, really. It’s surprisingly good, though.
I figured I could have ice cream for breakfast because in addition to my cereal this morning, I wanted some juice. Then a thought occurred to me…half a serving of ice cream has less sugar, fewer carbs and calories than does a glass of juice. […]

He is risen!

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

Lutheran Carnival XXI

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Lutheran Carnival XXI is up at Necessary Roughness. Thanks, Dan!

More on Noah’s Ark?

Sunday, April 9th, 2006

In an update on the Mt. Ararat anomoly some speculate might be Noah’s Ark, Space.com published recently taken satellite photo.
It does look odd, but is it Noah’s Ark? To my untrained eyes it just looks like rock and ice.
Here is a radar image that makes the noted area look like […]

At the tone, the time will be…

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

A lovely little thing will happen today during the third second of the second minute of the first hour of the fifth day of the fourth month of the sixth year of this century - it will be 01:02:03 04/05/06
If you miss it, don’t worry. It will happen again on 4 May for those […]