Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia



What the world eats…

You’ve got to check this out over at Time! Very cool… and humbling.

Get a Mac… now

I feel like it’s been 30 seconds or so since I told folks to quit stumbling along with their PC, pony up, and get a Mac. So, I’ll let this Aussie say it for me. Great column.

Google search missing after Firefox update

My Firefox program did an auto update yesterday, and today when I went to search for something, I noticed that results were being returned by Yahoo’s search service. I had disabled it from the Firefox search bar a long time…. Continue Reading →

City sales tax…

Jason has a great blog entry questioning the need for an ongoing sales tax in our town when the city cannot even fully account for where it’s spent the last $15+ million. For those of you wanting to know, I’d… Continue Reading →

iPhone coming soon!

It’s almost here. Read what one industry insider is saying about how the iPhone is already beating estimates!

Ode to Jerry Falwell

Tall Skinny Kiwi says that Falwell will be remembered for “TV ministry, money issues (did he really receive 3.5 million from the Moonies), fundamentalism, politics, Moral Majority, Religious Right, Liberty University, welcoming Catholics, lawsuits with Penthouse and Hustler, overplaying his… Continue Reading →

Homeschooling… a unique calling

Jim over at Church Tech Matters offers a sensitive counterview to Tim’s post about homeschooling that I had linked earlier. It’s a great read.

Next time you’re in DC on a Sunday…

As many of you know, Caro and I were recently able to go to D.C. with some leaders from our area to petition our Congressfolks for various economic growth items. While there, we enjoyed our visit to Capitol Hill Baptist… Continue Reading →

My Space giving ground to Facebook

Check out this interesting article over at the Compete blog comparing My Space to Facebook. The image below shows “Facebook saturation.”

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