In digital photography, there is a technique called “tilt-shifting” where a picture of a real-life scene is made to look like a photograph of a model. The key to getting this to work effectively is to blur those things that your eye naturally uses to get a sense of scale. Sometimes, when we have a … Continue reading Adjusting Your Sense of Scale
If you have ever worked with colored stains, you know that it’s important to give the can a good stir before using it because if you don’t stir things up, all the pigment stays at the bottom and the stain is not very effective. When the Lord described the Moabites, He said they were like … Continue reading Are you stirred up?
One day when I was little, I was inside because it was raining. I was mopey about that since I really wanted to be outside. Instead, I was inside playing with my Legos while mom was ironing clothes. At one point, mom had to leave to get something in the kitchen. So, she placed the … Continue reading Boys are stupid
Yesterday I had to install some network wire in my house so I could directly connect my desktop PC with my router. Network cable is not like coax cable (like you use for your TV) or like electrical wire. You have to be careful with it. If you skin or kink the cable badly you … Continue reading Checking your signal
We have a dog named Dawson. He’s a full-blooded Rottweiler and at 6 months old, he’s already almost as big as our other adult dogs. He’s going to be a big boy. He also loves ants. We live out in the country and every now and then we’ll get a big black ant that finds … Continue reading Let none escape
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. (Psalms 30:5, ESV) Problems seem insurmountable when you’re tired beyond your limits or when they wake you in the middle of the night. Because when the crisis is … Continue reading Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
Not everything went according to plan yesterday. Moving was hard on all of us because it was hot, there was a bunch of stuff to move, the refrigerator did not want to leave the house without a fight and there was only the four of us: Me, my wife Jane, our oldest Nick and our … Continue reading Yup, even in bad ones