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Sea change in technology in my lifetime

May 19, 2021

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In my last blog I wrote about my most favorite DIY project – building my own desktop computer. In this blog I thought I’d stay in the technology arena but have some fun talking about the sea change that has occurred during my lifetime in the world of technology, especially the technology behind phones, television […]

My most favorite DIY project is…

May 12, 2021

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I’ve done a lot of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects over the years but one stands out as being my all time favorite. It’s probably given me more satisfaction than any other project. My all time favorite DIY project was building my own desktop computer! In fact I’m using it to write this blog! I’ve been involved […]

Making fitness fun

December 30, 2020

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So the new year is about to begin and with it, our New Year’s resolutions, most of which revolve around getting healthier. Most of you can identify with the “COVID” diet that has caused our waistlines to grow. My COVID diet consists of: Cream for my coffee. After tasting this delicious combination, I can’t go […]

Hah – I feel vindicated!

February 26, 2020

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Yes, so I grew up with technology and thought I was quite comfortable with it. That is until the Smartphone arrived. I still am amazed that the computing power of a phone is greater than that of the first computer, which was the size of a first floor in a house! I had my phone […]

Giving up information

November 13, 2019

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We do live in an information-based society. Most, or maybe just some, of us, are very careful about what we share online. But it’s funny how we react to things. A dear friend and I went to a financial seminar the other night. The topic was, “Managing your Retirment,” which is something we all need […]

The medical record quagmire

August 14, 2019

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Computer records can be a lot neater than paper records, that’s for sure. I understand the push for medical records to be online. Except, for me, there have been several VERY annoying consequences. 1. The doctor spends his/her time looking at the computer screen and not at me while asking me questions. Am I really […]

Password blackhole

June 5, 2019

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So I went to sign into my cvs.com account the other day. I got one of those dreaded messages, “Time to change your password. Click here to get sent a re-set link.” Darn it, I don’t want to change my password since my cvs one is one of the few I actually remember. But I […]

Big brother is watching!

May 22, 2019

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This mysterious package showed up on our doorstep the other day. This box looks like a box for expensive men’s cologne. I was confused since I know Mr. Ken does not wear cologne. Mr. Ken quickly absconds upstairs with the box. I hear nothing more of it until the next day. I came downstairs and […]

A little technical rant

May 1, 2019

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So I finally bought a Smart TV for my exercise room. A Smart TV means you can access the Internet from your TV. I wanted to be able to access the myriad of exercise videos on YouTube. As if my collection of 100’s of exercise DVDs wasn’t enough! The picture is crystal clear and big! […]

Planning the London Trip – Part 1

April 24, 2019

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So the flights have been booked and the flat reserved. See, I am already turning into an Englishwoman, by saying flat, not apartment. Here is the next installment of our London adventures.     1. The mobile phone data black hole. Another random fact I remember is that one probably needs a different SIM card […]