Tech Support

Being in the computer biz, I am often asked to solve technical problems for friends and family. One commonly asked question is; “my monitor is dirty, what is the best way to clean it?”. Well there are a lot of ways to clean a monitor but many of them can harm the optical coating […]

Total Time Waster

In my endless search for things to do on my computer and on the Internet I stumble across a lot of . . . . interesting things. This is one of them, I think it’s along the lines of “art for art’s sake”

. . . Sorry the site with the fun drawing page is […]

Time Interval Photograph

I have discoverd a hidden feature with my new camera. It’s called Time Interval Photography or TIP for short. I was able to take this shot at the park down the street. I had to send some guy on eBay exactly $37.57 (with free shipping) for him to tell me the secret.

Pretty cool, huh?


Truth or Fiction ?

At the 1994 annual awards dinner given for Forensic Science, AAFS, President Dr. Don Harper Mills astounded his audience with the legal complications of a bizarre death. Here is the story:On March 23,1994 the medical examiner viewed the body of Ronald Opus and concluded that he died from a shotgun wound to the […]

41 more Pics of Sr. Presentation

Bells of the Ball


Katie had her NCL Senior Presentation last night at the Post Oak Hilton. This is your basic Texas Debutant Ball although there is nothing basic about it.

Sarah had one 2 years ago at the same time (here) and place. They plan all year for this event. Actually they start thinking about it […]

This Picture makes me Laugh

An Inspirational Story

This one is more than 20 years old but it still is impressive even by today’s standards. Cliff Young was an Australian farmer and sheep herder. In 1983 he was 61 years old. He lived with his mother on a farm outside of Melbourne.

There was a race called an “Ultra Marathon”, […]

Happy New Year

OK, this year I am going to do better. Sometimes the posts have been few and far between, but not in 2008.

I have a random act of kindness to report. One of Katie’s friends, Laura, brought over a gift from her and her parents – a bottle of Agave Tequila for Linda and I. […]