Archive for January, 2013

Buy 1 Get 1 Free: The Baby Was Extra

Every once in a while Publix has a buy 1 – get 1 free sale on our favorite coffee and we stock up. This time, Elanor got in on the act.

“…only 10-15 million of those units are currently being used as PC replacements. In fact they replace paper, not PCs, whether it is pilots taking tablets into the cockpit, doctors reviewing medical records in hospitals, restaurants showing wine lists, or boards of directors using them as binders. While the enterprise PC installed base is about 500 million, at most 15 million enterprise tablets are being used as someone’s principal computing device.”

Who can find a virtuous woman?

Today I give you Proverbs 31:31. We don’t have city gates, per se,  but the implication is a social center. For we denizens of the early 21st century, that might be Facebook, Twitter, or a personal blog like this one.

My wife bought this pair of white canvas shoes at the local flea market. They were stained and she paid one dollar for them. She bleached them and painted them, and now our daughter has a very cute pair of shoes to wear… when she gets a little older.

Elanor's painted baby shoes


“Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.”

“Simple morality dictates that unless and until someone can prove the unborn  human is not alive, we must give it the benefit of the doubt and assume it is (alive). And, thus, it should be entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

Good Sign: Elanor likes books

Good Sign: Elanor likes books

Elanor’s first time in the library. She acted like she was in heaven.

Adam Laats writes the following:

Building an anti-creationist argument on the foundation that creationism disables technical education, as does Tanenbaum and other prominent pro-science voices such as Bill Nye, is both a false claim and poor strategy.

This is common sense, and it makes me sad to see people like Bill Nye miss this completely and fall instead into baseless rhetoric.