Lindsborg Bridge Lighting and Holiday Kickoff

Lindsborg kicked off the holiday season with the annual Bridge Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 25th at 5:30pm. Observers and participants met at the bridge for the ceremony, which was followed by a procession north on Main Street. The walk concluded at Swensson Park, where there was a brief ceremony that included carols, lighting of … Read more

Smoking Doesn’t Always Kill

Today is the Great American Smokeout, a day where all Americans who smoke are encouraged to cut back, or even better, quit smoking, if only for this day. I stopped smoking for the first time on April Fool’s day in 1977. I joked that I did it that day so I could pretend it was … Read more

Lime and the Coconut

I love this song, and so does Moneka. Enjoy! Yes, this breaks validation; such is life.

Father Knows Best

This won’t be the first time 41 has bailed out 43.

Herb Onion Batter Bread

Herb Onion Batter Bread 2 C water 2 Tbs sugar 1 Tbs active dry yeast 2 tsp salt 2 Tbs olive oil 1.5 tsp Italian spice mix (Penzey’s Buttermilk Ranch works great) 4 C flour 1/2 onion, dice and cooked till carmelized Combine water, sugar and yeast. Add salt, oil, spices and 2 cups of … Read more

A Good Day

Greetings from the purple state of Kansas! While the majority of voters voted Republican on a majority of issues, this year there were a number of races where Democrats prevailed. We’ve got a Democrat for Governor as well as for Attorney General. Katherine Sebelius was re-elected as Kansas Governor (guess we had a slight purplish … Read more

VMware Tips

I’ve been experimenting with a variety of virtual machines running under VMware’s Server product, and hosted on my home linux computer. Along the way I’ve run into a number of fairly standard issues, which I resolved fairly quickly. Then were a few issues that were tricky enough to resolve that I decided to note them … Read more


I see that once again our inept “leader” has sunk to new lows in political discourse. He’s now equating voting for Democrats as being supportive of terrorism. Memo to GW: We are all Americans! You have no right to call Democrats terrorists. You legacy is that of the worst American president, EVER, and as far … Read more

Halloween Mashup

Here’s a Halloween treat: Yes, it’s the pumputer, and you can see a whole series of photos that chronicle the creation of this only on Halloween Apple pumpkin mash-up. Link courtesy of the Unofficial Apple Weblog