Category Archives: General

3 months in the US

We recently got back from a 3-month whirlwind tour of the US (and a little Canada), and jetlag with 2 kids is brutal. But now we’re home in Denmark, and slowly getting back on our feet, and putting away the … Continue reading

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What’s up with the ads?

Some of you (the 3 who read this site, including myself) may have noticed there are Google ads spattered around the pages. Most noticeably, just below the header menu. Why, you ask? Mainly, it’s just an experiment. I’m curious as … Continue reading

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Samuel Clemens

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all … Continue reading

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Uncle Jay comes to Denmark

Stine and I opened the newspaper Friday morning, and on the front of the KULTUR section was a big article about the new trend of “fact checking” in American politics. The piece is entitled “The War on Facts”. And the … Continue reading

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6 minutes

I was in New York recently, and was boasting to my friend and business partner that I could certainly run a 5:30 mile, without much training. I used to run much faster than that in high school. And I try … Continue reading

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Olympic Dodgeball

One of my favorite movies of all time is Dodgeball. Yes, you read that right. Every time it’s shown on TV, I find myself watching it through to the end, smiling and chortling the whole way. Oddly, my wife finds … Continue reading

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New and Improved

In 2007, I finally installed a blog on my server. Now, five years later, I finally migrated the bulk of this site to WordPress, instead of static HTML pages. Took long enough, I suppose. I tried to keep the lameness … Continue reading

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Hijacked!

Eep! My blog was hijacked recently, and was redirecting to weird spammy pages. It should be working again. Thanks to those who helped me get things working again (you know who you are). I wish this kind of stuff never … Continue reading

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Alice Marie (Windblad) Berthiaume

Alice Marie Windblad Berthiaume, 94, of Waverly, MO, passed over to her eternal home on Monday, July 25, 2011, at the Lutheran Good Shepherd Home in Concordia, MO. Alice was born in Mukilteo, WA to Walter and Selma Windblad in … Continue reading

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Karltonism

“There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.” – Phil Karlton

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