Month: November 2008

Fresh Financial Tracking with Mint

If you are like most Americans, not only do you have money deposits at multiple financial institutions, but you also have credit cards, 401k account and perhaps a stock market account.  If you’re like me, you hate having to flip through multiple paper statements or web sites trying to get the big financial picture.  You…
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Italy up close

I’ve always wanted to go to Italy.  It don’t know what it is exactly, but the place just seems cool.  Rome intrigues me with all the history and amazing sites.  I’ve always dreamed of a month-long European trip with at least a week in Rome. But now I don’t have to go.  I’ve already been…
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What type of blogger are you?

Typealyzer is a site that analyzes a blog site and will indicate the psychological profile of the blogger.  Here’s what it said about this site. I’d say it’s pretty accurate except for the risk part. The Mechanics The independent and problem-solving type. They are especially attuned to the demands of the moment are masters of…
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Explore Ancient Rome

Have you ever wanted to see what Rome was like in ancient times?  Time travel would be nice, but until that happens, you can use Google Earth.  Google recently announced a new layer in Google Earth that allows you to “go back in time” to see what Rome was like in 320 AD — in…
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IED Up Close

Have you ever wondered what it is like for the military?  Day in and day out, they face the possiblity of death, while we live relatively peaceful lives back in the good ol’ homefront. It’s rare that we get a glimpse at what happends in the battlefield.  He’s an oportunity to see an IED (Improvised…
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Although the below video is geared toward Catholics (from, I think it is very relevant to all of us.  It’s only 3 1/2 minutes long so watch it. [youtube 61wj4tJICcc] Remember if you can’t see the video, view the full post here.