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666 Facebook Friends

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Facebook counts how many “friends” you have, and this weekend, I had 666. I commented on it: I have two things to say about that. First a comment – I think that’s probably too many friends. I have started making friend lists so I can sort & organize better. I have lists like “Biola faculty,” [...]

Ashes, Ashes

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

The fires continued to burn last night. This morning, there was a little bit of ash everywhere. This is what my car looked like.

Smoke in the Sky

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Parts of Yorba Linda, Brea, and Anaheim Hills are on fire. That’s about 10 miles from us, but the smoke is so heavy that it looks like evening right now, with an eerie orange glow to everything. You can look directly at the sun, the smoke is so thick. And it smells like we’re standing [...]

In Las Vegas

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Las Vegas is an interesting place. You have to walk a lot. If you ask directions, they usually begin like this: “Walk through the casino, then…” There are even slot machines in the airport. Along with gambling ahem… “gaming”, drinking beer is another big activity here. Early one morning, I was amazed to see them [...]