Prepping for the hurricane

Hurricane Sandy is on its way. Unfortunately, I haven’t finished my 72 hour kits, so we are stuck with whatever we have on hand. Luckily, Becca and I tend to be fairly prepared anyway so hopefully we have everything we need. Here are some of the highlights of our preparations: Water We have two 15 gallon water drums. To prepare for the storm, I drained and refilled them. With the potential...

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BYU Speeches player with history

Update 10/26/2012:┬áThe history functionality needs some work. I’ve tweaked it to only log a play if you listen for at least 30 seconds (to avoid accidentally logging something that you didn’t actually listen to), and it won’t log additional plays after the first play until you’ve switched to a new talk (so you don’t end up with 15 “you started…”...

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Free $100 AdWords promotional credit vouchers

I just got a new batch of $100 AdWords promotional credit vouchers if anyone is interested. They require you to spend $25 of your own money before you get to use the $100 promotional credit, and they are only available to new AdWords users. Only available to individuals and businesses in the United States. If you’d like one, let me know and I’ll send it right...

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Montreal is crazy

Montreal is crazy

Becca and I drove our little girl to Montreal this past week. I’m not normally one to do vacation posts, but I had a lot of fun and got to be in a few photos with Anna (normally I’m behind the camera) so I decided I’d share a few pictures. We went to the Montreal Biodome. It was pretty cool. Anna was amazed by the little monkeys in the trees and, of course, she loved looking at...

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Holding your mail (and packages) while on vacation

With the exception of groceries, nearly all of my family’s shopping is done online. It is a rare day when something isn’t being dropped off by either USPS, UPS, or (rarely) FedEx. While I generally enjoy this, it can make it difficult to enjoy a vacation if I’m worried about my stuff potentially sitting on the porch for days. Fortunately, all the major mail delivery services...

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