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Archives for February 2012
So why did we have an extra day this year?
Who decides this and what’s the formula?
Watch and learn!
If you’ve ever wanted to dig into the WordPress Settings API, this is the place to start.
When you first start looking at Tom’s tutorial, it’s a tad overwhelming. When you spend most of your time tinkering with themes and functions, it’s like looking at something completely different.
Don’t worry. This is still considered “beginner level,” so get your elbows dirty!
Here’s what you’ll be covering:
Many families maintain a tradition of handing down a family Bible through the generations and mine is no different. Although the Bible is still with my mom, I look forward to receiving the treasured book one day and getting to add yet another generation of names, dates and history to the genealogy at the back. I especially anticipate passing the Bible along to my own kids when the time comes and giving them a piece of history they can pass on to future generations.
One of the most interesting projects a family Bible can help with is researching your family’s genealogy. Although many family Bibles only have names, you can do research with just those. Any accompanying information, such as locations of residence, employers, and dates of birth, marriage or death only help you find additional details more quickly.
I’m both a pastor and a public school teacher, and while prayer is definitely needed in both occupations, there isn’t a lot of cross over in what I do from one position to the other. However, occasionally, I’ll pick up a little tiny piece of wisdom in one field that just might help me in the other.
Last week, while teaching my largest, most difficult class, I realized that part of their problem in learning the material was my fault.
What had I done?
I had used PowerPoint.
PowerPoint, Microsoft’s presentation juggernaut, allows me to put my students’ lesson on a smart board so that they can copy it down without me having to write, erase, and rewrite the notes each hour. This is very helpful. However, the problem crops up when it comes to demonstrations of the lesson.
Here’s what happens:
Some of us love useless facts.
Serving in a youth ministry, I feel that part of my job is to know as many as possible.
Here is a video with tons of fun facts about Leap Year!
Did you know that people born on today are called Leaplings?
Also, there are more rules to leap year than adding a day every four years.
Amaze your friends with some more “useless facts” about Leap Year: