Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month

October 2007

NBC vs. Apple

NBC seems to be coming off as the biggest media whiner around. First, they pull their shows from the iTunes music service. Most assume this is because Apple’s wildly successful media content delivery service is trumping everyone else’s. NBC just… Continue Reading →

We gotta Wii!

Just to follow up on the Yard Sale… The kids raised $168 at the yard sale, sold their PS2, a Gameboy Advance, an Epson printer and an Apple wireless mouse to come up with enough money for a Wii, and… Continue Reading →

Apple’s amazing customer service

It’s a known and documented fact that Apple’s customer service continues to outstrip and distance itself from any other computer maker or technology company. Consumer Reports consistently ranks Apple as #1 in customer care. I’ve had moy own experiences with… Continue Reading →

They want a Wii

A new friend + a new toy + two determined kids = Saturday morning garage sale + Ebay and Amazon.com listings Some great friends of ours have moved to Monticello from Arkadelphia, and their son was the recent recipient of… Continue Reading →

Why I gave up consuming “The Glorious Church”

The Glorious Church by Watchman Nee I’ve heard about Watchman Nee off and on over the years but have never taken the time to read something of his. He was a Chinese pastor, for almost 30 years. Imprisoned in 1952… Continue Reading →

Operation Christmas Child – Denver Trip

A team from our church is heading to Denver the weekend after Thanksgiving to donate their time and labor to packing boxes for Operation Christmas Child! There are two different fundraisers to help them on their way this weekend…

LifeChurch.tv

How did a small, church plant in Oklahoma go national in the past ten years? Such is the story of Life Church, now known as LifeChurch.tv. From its beginnings in Edmond, Oklahoma, Life Church now has twelve different campuses across… Continue Reading →

Did you Remember the Milk?

It’s fast becoming one of the most popular productivity-enhancement websites out there. After reading this article at Engadget, I thought I’d open up an account and give it a try… I’ll let you know in a few weeks what I… Continue Reading →

Review: The Acts of the Holy Spirit (rated 5 stars)

The Acts of the Holy Spirit: Tracing His Work in the Early Church, Discerning His Life-Giving Presence Today by Arthur T. Pierson For such a short little book, I was struck by Pierson’s writing eloquence and ability to say in… Continue Reading →

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