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J.B. Phillips’ The New Testament in Modern English Revised Edition: Book Review

J.B. Phillips’ The New Testament in Modern English Revised Edition: Book Review

A Little Background My Studies I am preparing for a new series of sermons and leading a small group through the Gospel of Luke. Right now I’m refreshing my big picture understanding – so...

SaveUp: Get Money for Saving Money?

SaveUp: Get Money for Saving Money?

SaveUp is an interesting site. You associate a few of your bank accounts (credit, debit, school loans) to SaveUp and they then give you “credits” based on the amount you pay down. These “credits”...

What You Didn’t Know About Your Local Library.

What You Didn’t Know About Your Local Library.

Growing up I went to a tiny local library. Its hours were sporadic and it sprawled over the first floor of an 1800’s residential home that had been retrofitted for that use. It was...

My Experience with Healthcare.gov

My Experience with Healthcare.gov

I’m a geek – so of course I wanted to test out the healthcare.gov site immediately after it launched – and failed. First I wasn’t able to connect to the site and eventually when...

Yes, My Toothbrushes Come in the Mail By Subscription.

Yes, My Toothbrushes Come in the Mail By Subscription.

Back in September 2013 I wrote about DollarShaveClub which delivers inexpensive and quality razors to your home on a recurring basis for an affordable subscription fee. Not surprisingly, others have jumped on the subscription bandwagon...

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

Introduction I’m a fan of Dr. Daniel Amen. I’ve read several of his books and think his ideas about SPECT scans fascinating – if controversial. I appreciate the way he tries to determine exactly...

Postable Expands to Holiday Cards

Postable Expands to Holiday Cards

I wrote a while back about a nifty new company (Postable) that offered beautiful and humorous thank you cards at reasonable prices – which they mailed directly to your desired recipient with your message...

Dear Mark: Thoughts on Simpleology

Dear Mark: Thoughts on Simpleology

Introduction I’m always trying to improve myself. I’m always learning, always looking, always seeking. I’m a bit of a technophile, I love the ways that technology can improve our lives. I use all sorts...

How’s That Brain Working? (Lumosity)

How’s That Brain Working? (Lumosity)

Last year, on November 29th I wrote a review of Lumosity, a brain training/exercise web-based program that uses games to increase brain power. Its been around two months and I figured it was time...

Hero of the Day: Mark Rutland.

Hero of the Day: Mark Rutland.

Within Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) there is a sub-type known as “scrupulosity” or “religious OCD” – and it is one nasty monster. I’ve been afflicted with it since early childhood and during my early...