“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. ” (Col 3:16)

Family,

Our New Old-School TV

Yes, we finally purchased our first T.V. at the Lombardi household. Our previous television was a hand-me-down from my parents. It was a Mitsubishi 28inch tube television from the 80’s—-that’s over 20 years of use! Occasionally it would show strange colors and then minutes later return to normal. It was about time that T.V. was retired.

Our new T.V. is actually used; a 5-year old Sony tube television. I know what you are thinking—-a tube television! Why would I go out and buy another tube television?! Well, firstly, it was cheap; and secondly, it is one of the best and last tube televisions every made by Sony—-34 inches of HDTV capable of high resolution 1080i with an HDMI input. I found it for $300 through Craigslist from a man who originally paid $2,200; and perhaps we’ll get a good 15 years of use out of it! wink

The color is incredibly rich and vibrant and unlike LCD’s the viewing angle is a true 180 degrees; you can sit on any side of the room and see the screen clearly without any image wash. The darks are pitch black and the brights seem to be bursting out of the screen; a video of ships on the dark sea, with the stern light seeming to explode with light on the screen—-truly incredible. Come on over and watch some old technology with us!

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Family,

What is that?

This short film is a very good encouragement to be long-suffering, patient, and loving.

Education,

Poking Fun of English

Here’s a clever and fun commentary and lesson on the english language.

 

Technology,

3-D Light Shows on Buildings

Light-shows like this are breaking creative barriers and bringing fantasy into life. Very creative and fun to watch.

Projection on Buildings from NuFormer Digital Media on Vimeo.

Click Here to see the homepage for the people doing these light shows.

 

Books,

Children’s Story Bible

The Children’s Story Bible, by Catherine Vos was recommended to us by our friends Neil and Krista Joiner. I haven’t yet seen it, but from the looks of it on Amazon, it seems like it’s holding it’s own over the years. It seems a bit more wordy and might be difficult for younger children, but perhaps it’s a good habit to challenge the children to listen and challenge the parents to teach in a way that will communicate the stories of the Bible to the children.

Children’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos

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