Monthly Archives: May 2008

Yeah! I’ve Got It! – On to Step Three!

I finally got my Certified Birth Certificate. Carol and I can now apply for our passports to go to Moldova.  Yeah!  John

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Room to Live

As many of you may know, I work for the Montana Department of Transportation.  A video has been produced by MDT called “Room to Live” that describes the importance of seat belts.  This is a very impactful video and I … Continue reading

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Katie Healed

Several days ago, Katie started complaining that her knee hurt.  It eventually got so bad, she pulled the crutches out of storage and started using them.  On Sunday, a large bruise looking thing started to develop on the side of … Continue reading

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Microwaved Marshmallows

We decided not to go camping over Memorial Day weekend because we had several days of rain and cold weather.  See our posts from the past several days about this adventure to get filled in.  We usually plan a big … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward… One Step Back

I mentioned that Carol and I started the processes necessary to go to Moldova in October with a team from our church.  I mentioned that I sent away for a certified copy of my birth certificate.  I found the web … Continue reading

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Portable Apps

Have you ever wished you had all of your favorite computer applications handy when you were on someone elses computer?  How about your e-mail, or passwords to different web sites?  How about your word processor and documents?  PortableApps.com comes to … Continue reading

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Substitute for Camping

Since we decided not to go camping because of the rain and cold weather, we decided to make the weekend an enjoyable one anyway. As I am typing this, it is still raining.  The rain stopped awhile yesterday from about … Continue reading

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A QRP Ham Radio Project from March and April 2007

Here are some photos of a simple power meter, and a QRP receiver and transmitter that I built in March and April of 2007.  All of them were from “Experimental Methods in RF design“.  I actually made a contact with … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning

It has been raining for two solid days now. The moisture is actually a blessing even if it interrupted  our plans for this weekend.  The rain is really bringing out the green in the area around us.  Here is a … Continue reading

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Camping is for the Birds!

Our colorful weather map from yesterday got even more colorful.  It has been raining or snowing all day long; and we have canceled our camping trip.  We were to be camped right next to a river that may be out … Continue reading

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