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Recommended Reading!

If you enjoy extremely well-written urban fantasy, with interesting and well-developed characters; if you like werwolves, vampires, the fey, mystery, and lots of action – you owe it to yourself to check out the excellent books of Patricia Briggs. Several … Continue reading

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A Big Thing!

Ha! Yesterday on Easter Sunday, our granddaughter Taylor read a book to me, for the first time. Up to now, it was the other way around. And our grandson Tanner has graduated to the big swings on the swing set. … Continue reading

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Easter

Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus. It looks to be a beautiful day, here, come Sunday. Today I’m going to mow again, so tomorrow the yard will be as nice as it ever gets. Our yard was … Continue reading

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A Nice Weekend

Texas Grandma and I had a really nice weekend. The weather was beautiful. Saturday morning we set up a bunch of tomato plants in big pots, and Saturday evening our oldest son and his family came over for supper and … Continue reading

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More Fun with Apples – the new iPad

I started with the first-generation iPad, and loved it. That iPad was a life-altering experience, because it actually changed the way I do things, in a big way. I quit buying hard-copy books, thereby saving trees, space, some money, and … Continue reading

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Fun with Apples

I have a 27” iMac at work, and I love it. It’s the first computer I’ve ever had custody of, that I need to clean with a squeegee. I tend to have a lot of windows open, too. What is … Continue reading

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The World is a Dangerous Place

I was contemplating the emergency brake light in my truck, and thinking about it the other day. When I was a kid, my first several cars didn’t have one. Instead, you were supposed to be bright enough to check the … Continue reading

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Exede12 Internet Service – Review

Yesterday, we were lucky enough to be the second installation of Exede12 satellite internet service in our area, at least by our installer. The first installation was the company’s own, so ours is the first in the wild, so to … Continue reading

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Another Quote of the Day

Robert A. Heinlein said, in the “Notebooks of Lazarus Long”: “Political tags — such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth — are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people … Continue reading

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Random Quotes of the Day

Wandering around the net, I snagged a few quotes I happen to like. Many of them are gun-related, but I like the philosophy presented by all of them: ‘‘Four out of five politicians surveyed prefer unarmed, ignorant peasants.’’ — Unknown … Continue reading

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