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Lydia is growing sooo fast! We had lunch with “Daddy” and some friends today before running a couple of errands. She fell asleep very sweetly and snoozed through both of our post-lunch stops. She woke up when we got home and I took her out of her seat and laid her on her activity mat so I could wash my hands and put a couple of things away before she ate. She was playing happily and I sat down at the computer for a minute. She was out of my line of sight and when I stood up to get her, she had rolled all the way over onto her tummy!! For the very first time…and not even 16 weeks old!!! Needless to say, I am so excited to watch her grow and learn/do new things and we are so blessed in our precious Lydia:)
Ok, I’ve figured out how I can convert the videos off of the day of prayer DVD into something I can upload to Google Video. As I get them uploaded, I’ll post links here.
Today is the day the IMB has set asside for IMB Staff to observe the 2007 Day of Prayer and Fasting for International Missions . They are asking everyone else to set aside the 27th of May (we have some special stuff normally planned for Wednesday so it fits the schedule nicely).
This year, the focus is on the Udmurt people group in Russia. If you want, the IMB has a site vith videos you can watch (I’d link to them directly; however, it’s a goofy flash site so I can’t).
If you want to watch the videos, I’ve downloaded them and am hosting them directly. Below are links to each of the videos:
Scratch that idea. The movies are supposed to be in quicktime format, but I can’t play them. I tried to open them in VirtualDub (so I could convert them to another format) and that didn’t work either. I’m going to e-mail the media guys to see if I can get a good copy of the videos. If I can, I’ll host them here.
[Update 05-24-2007 07:55:53] I’ve figured out how to rip the DVD and convert the videos so I can upload them to Google Video. Links to the videos can be found in this post .
I was reading a story on Fox News today when I noticed several polls: one was dealing with President Bush’s approval rating and one was dealing with Congress’ approval rating. The “traditional” media likes to put out there that the country doesn’t like Pres. Bush. But…look at these polls and decide for yourself. Yes, more people dislike Pres. Bush than the congress; however, it is only 5%. 5% is probably well within the margin of error for these polls.
What do you guys think?
[Update 2012-12-25 22:24:54] The poll links had gone stale and I couldn’t be bothered to find them again. I’ve removed the links as links. But, here they are for posterity:
Pres Bush Poll: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/polls/archive/?poll_id=19
Congress Poll: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/polls/archive/?poll_id=18
I just wanted to let everyone know that I’m getting ready to go to Thailand. This is taking a step of faith on my part, but I’m trusting God for the funds to go. As the team gathers for the trip, I’ll blog more about what will happen.
I’m expecting to have internet access while I’m gone. I plan to keep the blog updated. One asside, if I can get it here, I’m not planning to eat it while I’m gone. I want to eat funky stuff. I plan to take pictures and write about the food I eat while we are gone.
For my image viewing app, I use IRFanView. But sometimes I use paint. Today, I was trying to take a screenshot with the mouse cursor in the picture. Well, the standard Windoze ALT+PrtScn or CTRL+PrtScn didn’t work (no cursor). It turns out that IRFanView will take screenshots. To use it, simply open the app, go to Options -> Capture/Screenshot, set a few options, then click CTRL+F11 to take your screenshot. It worked like a charm.