Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Quote of Note

"You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass. "
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Quotes of Note

Person focused on the World: "I'll believe it when I see it!"
Person whose focus is God: "I'll see it when I believe it!"
Basis for the theorem is the teaching of Jesus, "You have not because you ask not."

Monday, July 21, 2008

Little worldly successes

I know in the reality of God and Eternity, computers don't even blip the radar screen.
But oftentimes God blesses me about the inconsequential things of this life.

While drafting (AutoCAD LT) for an engineering company, I was given several laptops that were being phased out by the field techs.

Dell Inspiron 3500's and a couple of 7500's.

I gave all away save one.
It started life as a Win98SE machine, then a Win2000Pro while at Dynamic Controls.
And today, success!!
It is now a WinXPPro machine!! (but still a 20meg HD)

And to the reality side, we baptised 1 Sunday morning and 1 Sunday night in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth!!! Yay!!

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

New Shift in North Carolina

Successful bid to first shift! July 1 was first day at work, DEL Labs, on the first shift. A 10 hour day following working on second shift Monday.
Short night of sleep.
But, was able to go to mid-week service at Pentecostals of Wilmington on Tuesday!
And, just got home from mid-week service at Pentecostals of Burgaw! Yay!

Also, have new North Carolina saying from tonight - when someone is angry, or, as the Bible says of Cain, "Why is your countenance fallen?", the NC way is to say "Who licked the red off your candy?".

Translation to follow when I've had time to digest this phrase.

Also, from work today. I was invited to a maintenace get together, a "Pig Pickin'." Where at one or more pig(s) are roasted in a pig-cooker for several hours.
And there is another, a "Pig Cooker". You see them in about half of the driveways here, a large black oversized barrel on wheels with a chimney and a proprane tank.
And some are decorated with chrome wheels and flame paint jobs!!!