Archive for December 2007

Build Your Own Drone

Think all that fancy drone talk is just for military nerds? Think again! A laptop, RC plane, and some GPS sensors are all you need to get stared. Paparazzi is a free and open-source hardware and software project intended to create an exceptionally powerful and versatile autopilot system by allowing and encouraging input from the…

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Dirty Car Art

A guy by the name of Scott Wade (no relation to me) as come up with a way to use a dirty car to create something unique and evidently make some money in the process.  Check out DirtyCarArt.com for some amazing stuff.  Click the picture to your right for a preview.

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Ruth, Boaz and Christmas

The last few days I have been reading the book, “Ruth & Boaz: Strangers in the Land” by Terri Fivash. It’s a fascinating historical fiction piece based on the Biblical story of Ruth in the Old Testament. One of the recurring themes of the book is “hesed” (hehs-ehd) which means “voluntary kindness on the life-saving…

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Where things are in Haiti

UPDATED Our family has been having some discussions about where things are as we remember them on the campus in Haiti. We lived in Haiti from 1969 to 1972. Back then, Haiti was a safer place for expatriates. We started getting others in on the discussion and so I started this post so that we…

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