Tuesday, March 06, 2007

A Blogcation

A what? I have been missing in action for a bit. I took a Blog Vacation -- a blogcation. One blog writer I know of has quit blogging for lent. I didn't quite go that far, I have been busy.

Between helping Kyle and a friend with a project, work, etc. it has been quite an experience.

We found out over a week ago that my parents were without power due to an ice storm. Within a couple of days of asking for prayer, the power was back on through a temporary fix. (yea!). It took the power company 6 days to do just the temporary fix and a permenent one would have taken longer. Had it not been for the out of area repair people.....

I have also been working at getting a new computer set up... God (and Qwest) were quite generous so I took the plunge. I had been wanting to switch to a Mac (you have seen those commercials) for a couple of years now but other things have taken priority. Finally, the time came! The commercials are right! The only issue I have is that I can't run e-sword on this machine. There are other bible study programs out there but the challenge I am finding is that with copyrights, it is hard to get the versions you want all together. Some of the programs I have found are either too expensive or just not what I am looking for.

On the other hand, I could actually load Windows XP on here and be done with it.

4 comments:

Rob said...

Now you are a uber cool Mac man!

Joel Frederick said...

I don't know about the uber cool part....

Can Opener Boy said...

Hi Joel,

Welcome to the world of Macs!

I stumbled across your blog searching the web for stuff on Bernard's 4 levels of love. If you liked Eric's books you'll also like Donald Miller's books.

As for a good Mac Bible app, check out the one i use: OnlineBible for Mac. I bought the OS9 version years ago, but am running the Beta OS X version now with no troubles. It has oodles of versions & commentaries with lots of bells and whistles (maps, lexicons, Strongs, etc).

Carol Ann said...

Welcome back from your blogcation!