Monthly Archives: April 2009

Our Fourth Last Storm – And The Birds Are Happy

We just went through our fourth “last” spring snow storm. We thought each of the last four storms was the last, but we are continually surprised by another one.  This one was a doozy, lasted three days, and covered the … Continue reading

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My Experience Installing Ubuntu 9.04 – Jaunty Jackalope

Ubuntu 9.04 – code named Jaunty Jackalope, was released on April 23. I am always (maybe too) eager to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu as new features are always added, making it an even better operating system. Yes, … Continue reading

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Samuel Morse’s Birthday

Today is Samuel Morse’s birthday. Samuel Morse is the inventor of the Morse Code which many Amateur Radio Operators around the world (including me) use every day for fun and efficient communications.  Today, Google celebrated the day by modifying their … Continue reading

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Susan Boyle – From Under Dog to Super Star

I love a good “under dog” story. Here is a true one that is incredibly amazing.  Susan Boyle, an unmarried, unemployed Scottish woman, was on “Britain’s Got Talent.”  The judges were cynical, the audience was laughing at her, and there … Continue reading

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Another Round of Winter

Here it is, mid April and we got another round of winter. We woke today with another six inches of snow and is blew and snowed off and on all day.  Once again, I am reminded how ridiculous the whole … Continue reading

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Easter in Glasgow

We just got back yesterday from a busy Easter week-end in Glasgow, Montana.  We put more than 800 miles on our Suburban. Heather now lives in Glasgow,  so we decided to visit her for Easter.  Co-incidentally, some friends of ours … Continue reading

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Sledding on Palm Sunday

Isn’t it neat when you go to church and God REALLY shows up? Today was one of those days.  I feel sad for those churches that have such a small view of God that they don’t expect Him to show … Continue reading

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Katie and Ana in “The Little Mermaid”

The Missouls Children’s Theatre presented “The Little Mermaid” as conceived and written by Jim Caron, at the Clancy School.  The students had tryouts on Monday, they practiced for four days, and presented the program today. Katie got a part as … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time Revisited

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The Big Screen

A couple of weeks ago, we finally bit it and purchased a new TV. We got a nice 42 inch Phillips High Def TV.  Wow, what a change from our old 20 inch model.  We have been enjoying seeing some … Continue reading

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