Monthly Archives: June 2007

Word processors

I’ve been giving a lot of thought lately to the importance or relative unimportance of word processors. I learned how to process words with a pencil. Nowadays word processing has come to mean more than writing, but is it?

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St. Irenaeus

Thursday, June 28 was the feast of St. Irenaeus. Irenaeus has come to have a lot of meaning for me. I am a member of the Mt. Irenaeus community and regularly attend Mass there. I’m also a member of the … Continue reading

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In the gap..

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery; they have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the alien without redress. And I sought for anyone among them who would repair the wall and stand … Continue reading

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Impeach Cheney

I’m impressed with what Bruce Fein, a Reagan era associate deputy attorney general has written in a piece which appears on Slate today. Cheney has dulled political accountability and concocted theories for evading the law and Constitution that would have … Continue reading

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MythTV is one of those open source applications that up until now was only someone else’s experience. Last summer I tried to build a KnoppMyth box. That experience led me to follow someone else’s experience in better detail.

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Peace is every step

I read the book, Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh about 6 years ago. It was right after 9/11/2001. I remember how much I savored every word. This film sums up some of that sentiment.

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Horsing around

I spent part of my afternoon filming this short piece for a friend of mine. He is the owner of a team of horses pictured in the video and of the buggy they are pulling. It was a very warm … Continue reading

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You shall not oppress your neighbor..

Oppressing the poor in order to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich, will lead only to loss.– Proverbs 22:16-16 I live in a very small town where there is a high percentage of poor folks, yet fuel prices are … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful moonlit night. A few twinkling stars. Venus has risen in the western sky and its 72F at 10 pm. It doesn’t get much better in Western New York than that. I’m enjoying it.

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Not doing

My day began with Mass at Mt. Irenaeus. While there I met a young man whom I had previously met via the blogosphere. Another positive impact of blogging and reading bloggers in my life.

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