Man melting snow with blowtorch ignites home

A man using a blowtorch to melt ice on his back porch has ended up setting his house on fire, causing up to $30,000 in damage.The man was using a torch hooked up to a 20-pound propane cylinder. He got too close to the building’s wood frame and ignited the vinyl siding. The fire quickly […]

Man tries to go home for holidays – by fire truck

Police in South Salt Lake, Utah, have arrested a man they say tried to steal a fire truck so he could drive home — to Washington — for Christmas. Detective Gary Keller says firefighters on a medical call heard the $500,000 truck’s air horn blaring Monday and ran outside. They found a man in the […]

Teacher confiscates Linux CDs.

A teacher from Austin, Texas confiscated a bunch of CDs containing free Linux distributions from a student who was demonstarting GNU/Linux on his laptop and handing out the CDs. After this, the teacher sent an angry email to Ken Starks of the HeliOS Project, where the student got his Linux CDs from. “This is a […]

Great Quotes

Here are some powerful quotes from the past to stir our minds to things eternal. “Light means nothing to a blind man.” – A.W. Tozer “Some preachers ought to put more fire into their sermons or more sermons into the fire.” – Vance Havner “The Bible definitely is infallible, how else could it survive so […]

New Virtualization Blog

I have started a new blog called “Virtualization News“. The site concentartes on the increasing popular virtualization technology. Using virtualization a system manager can run several virtual computers on one single PC or server. This provides an excellent resource for testing new versions of system software without endangering the live systems as well as allowing […]

New Press Release Writing Tips Site

I have started a new sister site to the Free Press Release Center. The new site is called “Press Release Writing Tips” and is your one-stop shop for in depth information about writing press releases. Over 34% of press releases are rejected at the FPRC and as a result I want to educate writer more […]

Writing for TFTS

Just to let you know that I have started writing for the TFTS blog. Technically I am a staff writer which means I will be writing two in-depth posts a week. Andrew the owner/editor has written a nice welcome post. Gary

Building our new house

As many of you know we are building our new house… I am uploading pictures with the progress of the building here: New House Check back from time to time to see any new pictures! Gary