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Archive for April, 2011

A little bit startling of a first name

Posted by joelbyer on April 29, 2011

God’s Gift Achiuwa chooses to play hoops at St. John’s – ESPN New York

I think I understand that the parents appreciated their son as God’s gift, but still…

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The greatest thing about the royal wedding

Posted by joelbyer on April 29, 2011

Now THAT’S a fruitcake! Palace reveals pix of the giant pastry

Fruitcake. Now THAT truly makes for wedded bliss! 🙂

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Something I built for Jeffrey the other day…

Posted by joelbyer on April 28, 2011

…OK, not really. 🙂  Wow!

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And now for some politics…

Posted by joelbyer on April 7, 2011

Rep. Paul Ryan Raises Profile With ‘Bold’ Budget Plan – FoxNews.com

Occasionally, BBB dips it’s toe into politics :-). What is my response to this article? FINALLY! At last some politician is willing to offer a real and specific solution to this maddening/out of control financial crisis that threatens to cripple our nation for generations to come. I’m sure the plan isn’t perfect. I’m sure Ryan will be criticized. But hey, at last SOMEONE is taking a serious step to acknowledge this problem. Disagree? Then come up with a better plan…one that seriously tackles the debt and deficit problem.

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Ever received grace?

Posted by joelbyer on April 3, 2011

For Christmas vandals, the spirit of forgiveness | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

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Just a little swinging…

Posted by joelbyer on April 3, 2011


This makes my hands clammy and sweaty just looking at this! 🙂

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Modesty

Posted by joelbyer on April 2, 2011


A powerful video. There is a bit of theological terminology I would differ with (we don’t have to ever willfully sin), but the main point of this should make us all think.

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