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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 […]

Ting, ting, ting

March 20, 2019

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This sounds like a bell chiming doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Rather it is the name of my new cellular network. Leave it to my dear Mr. Ken to find the best and cheapest network, along with the best smart phone. The phone is a Blu (android) and it does everything an iPhone does, except […]