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Creating a word cloud online

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I often see word clouds online or in marketing, and I am always jealous about how great they look. Well, a little googling the other day and I found this link that included several online generators that make creating of these clouds quick and easy. These tools seem to fall into 2 categories: basic generators […]

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Rolling your r´s in Spanish

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It´s been a little over a year now that Jana and I have been in Honduras. A lot has happened in the past 12 months, including learning how to (poorly) speak Spanish from almost nothing. Jana is doing better than me, but I still have a long way to go – why didn´t I pay […]

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A week in Copan Ruinas

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Jana and I just got back from Copan Ruinas. School was out for a week, so we decided to take this opportunity to bone up on our spanish a bit more. There was a very nice school in Copan Ruinas that we performed a 1 week crash course in Spanish grammer. Tomorrow as we go […]

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Creating my first Android application

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I have long been interested in programming, especially with the newer mobile platforms (android, IOS, etc..), but never had a need or much time to work with it. Well, this week I got my new Android phone, and I decided now would be a good time to try my hand.I first began looking at AppInventor as […]

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Teaching programming with Light-Bot

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This last week was fairly relaxing and fun. Its the end of the semester for the high-school, and once the tests are taken, many of the classes are over until the next semester starts. To help celebrate the end of the semester, I decided the computer lab could play a game.I looked around for some […]

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Teaching computers in Honduras

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It has been a few months now of teaching at AFE in Honduras and I am finding that I really enjoy teaching. Currently I am only working with the high school, so many of the “computer basics” such as how to use a keyboard and mouse have gone over fairly quickly. My own personal goal […]

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Finding our way in Honduras

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A few months ago Jana and I bought a car here in Honduras. We have been having fun exploring Tegucigalpa and finding new places and stores. However, 1 main question was still lingering – How do you find your way around in a foreign country?In many US cities, there is a plethora of street signs […]

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AFE boys making survival bracelets

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On Thursday, Jana and I taught some of the High School boys at AFE how to make survival bracelets. I had previously made several as gifts using parachute cord (sometimes known as 550 cord). I had brought some supplies down with me and Jana thought it would be a great way for the young men […]