Month: March 2010

Tongues, Please

I’m sitting in a conference room in northwestern Thailand with a group of web developers from all over the world. We are working in English, but we have Amharic (Ethopia), Arabic (Egypt), French (Mali), Korean and Malayalam (India) speakers.  As if


I’m often asked to describe what the technical buzz words: Identity Management really mean.  It is a subject that means something entirely different in the world of corporate information systems than it does to me in the mission field.  Corporate

The Dog is Nervous

Whenever I drag my travel bags out for a trip the dog gets nervous.  I can’t say I blame him.  He’s been left alone or at a stranger’s house enough times that he recognizes the signs.  By tomorrow morning he’ll

Web Design for Dummies

Deciding to scrap the old family web site and rebuild it just 4 days before leaving the country was a bit hasty.  Since I already owned the domain name,,  I had to wait a overnight for control of the