31
Oct
stored in: General

Mike and I went to see the musical Aida at the Fullerton Civic Auditorium. The music and lyrics are written by Elton John and Tim Rice. The music was good, the singing and acting were professional, the sets, while not elaborate, were creative for a small stage. It was very enjoyable. The story line leaves […]

29
Oct
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Got a condom aging in your wallet? In a pinch, it can carry a gallon of water. (Unlubricated tastes best.) This is one of 5 MacGyver tricks from Popular Mechanics, August 2005.

18
Oct
stored in: Bible, General

The recorded history in Genesis 4 is a familiar one – Cain killed his brother Abel. Abel was the righteous one. How could God allow such a evil deed done against such a good man? It seemed like he got a worst “punishment” than Cain. My BSF notes says, Do you worry if your choice […]

17
Oct

October 8th was the local Walnut Parade. The solar car was featured! Elliot, holding the sign with Vickie, came back from school to join them. Chris Lui was the driver. Some members of this year’s new team came to help promote the project. It was a lot of fun. Audrey is noticably missing – she […]

14
Oct
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My mother never learned to drive. She was scared of the traffic. She was a passenger in a car accident that rather traumatized her from driving. But she had a driver’s license. Here’s how she get her license without ever learning to drive. My dad went into the testing area with her and completed the […]

13
Oct
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The shoe phone…the cone of silence…”Would you believe…”…”Sorry about that, Chief.”…”I told you not to tell me that.” If you are a Get Smart fan, those phrases elicit laughter at the thought of Maxwell Smart, agent 86. It was one of my favorite shows when I was young. In recent years, I introduced Smart to […]

12
Oct

Today I drove past a corner lot on the way to work as I have often done. Today, something was different – the building that was there before was gone. It used to be a bank, then it was occupied by a small ethnic market, and most recently it was a bakery restaurant. Now it […]

07
Oct

USC celebrates 125 years this weekend. It is also the School of Engineering’s 1100100 year (100 in binary). We went for their free breakfast at the Engineering school, and tour some exhibits and demonstrations. It’s a good thing USC is not a huge school. I am tired from all the walking already. I reflect again […]

“There’s always a temptation, in the middle of a long struggle, to seek the quiet life, to escape the duties and problems of the world, and to hope the enemy grows weary of fanaticism and tired of murder. This would be a pleasant world, but it’s not the world we live in. The enemy is […]

This gives some insight into the current process in choosing and voting for a judicial nominee by President Bush. A head-on fight as Bauer suggested would have surely defined our Senators, which would be a good thing for the American people to know. Of course with our California senators, it’s no secret how they would […]

04
Oct
stored in: General

A woman is worried about her future until she finds a husband; A man never worried about his future until he found a wife. A woman marries a man thinking he would change, and he doesn’t; A man marries a woman thinking she won’t change, and she does. A man has 5 items in the […]

01
Oct

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place… – Psalm 8:3 NIV All of creation were handmade by God. It makes me feel special.