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Something to do – Today

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 5:31 pm in

A tornado missed my house by about 1000 feet this past Saturday at about 2:30am. Thankfully there was almost no damage done to the house I live in, indeed, even though several houses in my neighborhood were extensively damanged, there were no injuries. This leads me to the purpose of this topic: prepare an emergency…

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A Child’s History

Posted on July 5, 2010 at 8:20 pm in

Something I did fairly quickly after my second child was born was to create Gmail accounts for both of my kids. This way I could send them emails, photos, and such when the mood/opportunity presented itself. Not only would I capture some of the funny moments from their lives soon after they happened but they…

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Frogpond – A Child’s Game

Posted on June 22, 2010 at 8:20 pm in

I created this simple game in PowerBuilder as an intellectual exercise as well as to give to my kids.  This first version is very basic – you move the frog around to eat the flies. I plan on enhancing it as time permits. Instructions are included in a text file included in the Zip archive.…

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Making a ‘Rainbow Fan’

Posted on August 17, 2009 at 12:14 pm in

     So I got my son and daughter ceiling fans this past spring.  My son just LOVES fans of all types.  He expressly tells me to take him to Home Depot so he can look at the fans on display (and always wants me to turn them on if they aren’t running).  Well after a…

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