Monthly Archives: August 2009

Internet Goodness!

HughesNet is up and running. When I got home from work, I rerouted the ethernet cable to the Apple Airport 802.11g and back to Texas Grandma’s computer. Then I told my MacBook Pro to connect to the Airport, which it … Continue reading

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Internet Goodness?

This morning, I’m getting HughesNet to come install new internet service here at the home place. I’ve used them before, so I pretty much know what to expect. I’ll let you know how it goes. To balance out the costs, … Continue reading

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OS X Snow Leopard

OS X Snow Leopard – if you’ve got an Intel based Mac, get Snow Leopard. I installed it Friday. Install time was about an hour and 15 minutes. In my case, at least, no glitch so far. It freed up … Continue reading

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Perception of Risk

In my previous post, I referenced an article at Home on the Range that gave some very good tips for home security. I particularly agreed with Brigid’s comments about alarm systems. An email exchange with my daughter-in-law caused me to … Continue reading

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Practical Home Defense

A great article with practical tips for home defense. Thanks to Brigid at Home on the Range. -Popgun

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Texas Grandma Goes to NYC

Texas Grandma is visiting J in NYC for the next few days. You New Yorkers up there, be nice to her, hear? Seriously, I believe she’s been up there three times before, and I’ve been twice. We’ve always had an … Continue reading

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Phone System Annoyances

It just annoys me no end that the phone system is smart enough to know when I need to put a 1 in front of a number, but it’s too blasted stupid to go ahead and do it for me. … Continue reading

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