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Firefox is Safer

A study was conducted by two Professors at University of Washington to determine which browser allowed for safer browsing. They tested a several different setups, between Firefox and IE. Internet Explorer users can be as much as 21 times more likely to end up with a spyware-infected PC than people who go online with Mozilla’s Firefox browser, academic researchers from…

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America’s Running Routes

I got a really cool email from USA Track & Field. They’ve been working on a new service that allows you to map out your running routes, here’s the details: Run It. Map It. Share It. A database of America’s Running Routes. Using cutting edge technology provided by Google Maps, USATF has developed a revolutionary service, America’s Running Routes, that…

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STC Track Districts and Peach-Ballers

District assignments have been released and St. Cecilia will be Class B in Track this year. This presents a challenge to the team, but I think they’re up to it. Unfortunately STC has been bouncing between Class C and B every year, making it difficult for them to get used to their competition. I’m going to be watching this season…

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Tivo Rules

I got a Tivo box for Christmas. It’s been great, I haven’t missed any favorite shows since. Before, I stopped watching TV shows and series. It seemed that if I missed one episode I was lost and the show wasn’t as fun to watch. Now with Tivo, I can grab past seasons from a marathon. Once I’m caught up, then…

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Chronicles of Narnia

I went to the Chronicles of Narnia on Friday, going with a group of friends. It was one of the best movies I’ve seen for a while. I read the book in Junior High, it was a favorite book at the time. I thought they did a fantastic job of developing the story. I’d definitely say that it’s a must…

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Trip to Biloxi

I received an email today from a friend of mine, it was really moving. She spent her Thanksgiving in Biloxi, Mississippi helping with the Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. Her email shows how important it is to volunteer and how much we can actually do. Click ‘more’ to read the email: Tweet This Post

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Plane Crash on Highway 6

A plane struck a TV Station Tower After Thanksgiving weekend, my brother and I started back to Omaha. There was a winter storm coming towards Nebraska, and we were going to get ahead of it. We started the road trip down Highway 6 towards Hastings. The weather was awful, with gusting winds and random patches of downpouring rain. About a…

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Cathedral Young Adult Calendar

We’ve updated the Cathedral Young Adults Calendar. Lots of great events and everyone is invited. There’s a lot to do, so don’t worry about making it to everything. We hope you see something that fits your tastes, and we’ll see you there. Update: There is an updated calendar located at http://yam.stceciliacathedral.org/ Tweet This Post

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Mahoney State Park Hike

Katie, Brandon, Theresa and Meredith Click for more pictures I went hiking today at Mahoney State Park with the Cathedral Young Adults. It was good to get out of town, the weather was perfect. Katie and Meredith got to explore more of Nebraska, since they recently arrived from Connecticut. We started on the Observation tower, which was a great view…

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Finished the GMAT

I finished the GMAT on Thursday, which I need to gain entry into Graduate school for a MBA. The test is looong, taking 4 hours. It wasn’t overly difficult, but towards the end, I got tired of answering questions. They printed out some unofficial results from the test and my score will be enough for me to get into the…

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St. Cecilia competes at 2005 State Cross Country Meet

St Cecilia Cross Country Click for more pictures The St. Cecilia Cross Country team competed at the 2005 State Cross Country meet, which is held in Kearney, Nebraska. The Boys team qualified, which included Derek Sekora, Brandon Boesch, Brian Neilson, Brett Hodgen, Alex Theis and Jesse Oswald. Two girls qualified as individuals, Morgan Dubas and Meghan Nemetz. The entire Boys…

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Mark Wemhoff’s Wedding

Mark and Jennifer get married. Click for more pictures I just got back from Norfolk, Nebraska where Mark Wemhoff had his wedding. Mark met his wife, Jennifer Nelson, three years ago during a canoeing trip at Valentine, Nebraska. They’re a great match, especially in height. They’re going to have giants for kids. Tweet This Post

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Preliminary St. Cecilia District Results

I just checked my voice mail and got a message from Coach Scott Rosno. The St. Cecilia Cross Country team had a great day at their District meet in Minden, Ne. The Girls team placed 5th overall, qualifying Morgan Dubas and Meghan Nemetz for State. The Boys team placed 2nd overall, qualifying the entire team for State. This is the…

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Habitat for Humanity

Cathedral Young Adults Helping Habitat for Humanity. Click for more pictures The Cathedral Young Adults group did volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity today. It was a really good time, it was a good way to spend the Sunday afternoon. We worked on the floors, which wasn’t too difficult. Tweet This Post

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More St Cecilia Cross Country Pictures

I finally posted the pictures for the St. Cecilia Invitational and the Centennial Conference meet. The team is doing very well, it looks like our best Boys team ever. We placed 2nd at Unk and 4th in our Conference. Next Thursday is the District meet, I am excited to see how well they do. St. Cecilia Invitational Pictures Centennial Conference…

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STC Cross Country Poster

Brian Neilson designed a poster for the St. Cecilia Newspaper. It featured the Cross Country team and the season to date. I got it printed out and posted in my office. Here’s the message from Brian: Hello friends! This year in newspaper class, we are going to feature each sport on a poster throughout the year. Last week was cross…

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Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Released

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7, a security and stability update to the flagship Mozilla browser, is now available for download. Fixes are included for the international domain name (IDN) link buffer overflow vulnerability and the Linux command line URL parsing flaw. There are also other security and stability changes, including a fix for a crash experienced when using certain Proxy Auto-Config scripts.…

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HCXC Reunion

Alumni from the Hastings College Cross Country and Track team had a Reunion over the past weekend. Some came from all over the nation, Vail, Fort Collins, Phoenix, Indianapolis and Boston. We had a chance to catch up, some of us hadn’t seen each other for 5 years. More Reunion Pictures Tweet This Post

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HCXC Renuion Schedule & Plans

To all – our plan is coming together nicely. Be sure to forward this info to any alumni that may not have gotten the email or heard from someone else; there are a couple different email lists floating around. Tweet This Post