Monthly Archives: May 2007

Random acts of senseless kindness

Today is the Feast of Pentecost. One of the stories from Fr. Bob’s homily today was taken from a real life event that occurred at Bakersfield College in California. Fr. Bob used the story to illustrate the powerful effect we … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Studio

Friday night I happened upon a blog where the writer explained how to install Ubuntu Studio on my laptop. I had just downloaded the ISO on Thursday and was interested but didn’t want to rebuild by laptop.

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In all things

When we are caught in notions, rituals, and the outer forms of the practice, not only can we not receive and embody the spirit of our tradition, we become an obstacle for the true values of the tradition to be … Continue reading

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Dell talks about desktop choice…

I just finished watching a really well produced video on Dell Computer’s website. It is one of the better introductions to Linux I’ve seen. Salient features of Linux include cost, susceptibility to malware and system stability.

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For the birds

Maybe the birds of the air were making a statement. As President Bush restated his support for Attorney General Gonzalez a passing sparrow weighed in.

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Satyagraha

Satyagraha is a relentless search for truth and a determination to search truth.–Mahatma Gandhi As I sit here this morning on the edge of the hundred acre wood that borders our property I am surrounded by peace and yet I … Continue reading

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I needed that…

I get a regular email from Gratefulness.org. Today’s was very timely for me. You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And … Continue reading

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Praise for Dell

Dell has Ubuntu loaded desktops and one laptop for sale on their site. I looked the models over last night and they are nicely equipped. They have Intel Core Duo processors and the prices are fabulous. I recommend that you … Continue reading

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Praise for Ubuntu

Yesterday, I downloaded the ISO for Ubuntu Studio from one of their mirrors onto my Windows XP Pro desktop at work. I’ve been an email discussion with a number of educators and one of the innovators in this discussion owns … Continue reading

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Wisdom to know the difference

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.–Reinhold Neibuhr Where do I get the wisdom to know the difference? Where does that come … Continue reading

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