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Bill Ekhardt
Works at Calvin Crest Conferences
Attended University of Iowa
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On a whim this year we decided to make smoked meats holiday gift baskets.  It has been more work than I anticipated but it is fun.  So far we have lox, Canadian bacon, merguez (lamb) and andouille sausage, pulled pork and hard cider caramel onion BBQ sauce.  I have some pork bellies in the smoker getting ready for their third smoke with apple wood to finish the basket off with triple smoked bacon.  
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Great Idea!
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I have been smoking at home for a few years.  I like making Canadian bacon, bacon, lox, pastrami, sausage, ribs and pulled pork.
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I am finding I would like to mute some circles from my feed. I can go to a circle to only hear what they are hearing, but I want to make that my primary feed rather than the one with guru's that I don't know but would like to follow. Especially on my phone.

+Chuck Falzone , how are you handling this?
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I wish I could mute specific people without kicking them out of a circle... 
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I am starting to get antsy. My classes have been finished for too long and I have begun checking my MBA website every day to see if they've posted the itinerary for my next class so I can order my textbook and start reading ahead.

Education. It can be habit forming. Approach with caution.
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Best of luck. Sounds like a good habit.
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+Brian Caselles , That is a cool profile pic you've got there. Welcome to Google+. :)
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Thanks for the invite. So far the coolest thing about Google+ is, when I mentioned it to Sherry, she had no idea what I was talking about.
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If, you know, you've got $3.50 worth of time to make it yourself. That tends to be scarce in my household.
This homemade Frappuccino recipe tastes like Starbucks, but costs 92% less.
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I'd like the G+ bar to stay on the top of the screen even when I scroll down and read. That way I don't have to scroll all the way to the top to see if I have any notifications.
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I have a slightly modified original Bradley smoker, with an Auber dual probe PID temperature controller.
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This is an awe inspiring use of my camera body (Nikon D5100).... and a special motion dolly and some good software. Gorgeous.
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Welcome, +Tyler Watson !
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So how are people organizing their circles? I find I am using two different systems. One to label where I know people from and another system for how well I know them. Everyone is getting at least 2 circles in this system.

What makes sense and what practically works on a day to day posting and reading basis?
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Jason, When you open a file browser to add photos, you can add multiple photos by holding down Ctrl and selecting all the photos you want. Works for me on both Windows and Chrome OS, presumably similar works on OSX and Linux as well.

If you have the Android app installed, you have a couple more options:

1. all photos from your phone are automatically synced with a private Picasa album in the cloud. In G+, go to Photos, Photos from your phone, and click-to-select multiple photos you'd like to post. Then click the green Share button at the top.

2. Within the Android app, go to Photos, and check the boxes for the photos on your phone you'd like to post. Then click the Share button at the top.

(An iOS version of the app was submitted a day or two after G+ launched but has not been approved yet. I've heard speculation that Apple will likely not allow the photo syncing capability, which would also likely delay the app making it to Apple's app store (i.e. Google will have to modify and re-submit).)
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Non Profit Finance Director
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  • Calvin Crest Conferences
    Director of Finance and Marketing, 2013 - present
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Director of Finance and Marketing at Calvin Crest Conferences
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I am the Director of Finance and Marketing at Calvin Crest Conferences, a Christian camp and conference center near Yosemite National Park.   . 

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  • University of Iowa
    MBA, 2009 - 2014
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    Doctor of Ministry, 2009
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    Masters of Divinity, 1998
  • California State University, Stanislaus
    Psychology, 1992
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