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Ten minutes to write. Less time to read.
Even on vacation, I pack my laptop and spend time each day being tethered to my writing, my email inbox, and various social media. “I’d rather do that than come home to crises or a gazillion emails,” I counter when
… finish reading Unplugged
I usually try to stay under the radar when going through airport security: nothing metal in my pockets, no belt, no shoes, remove computer from case, remove liquids from luggage. I’ve traveled enough to know the drill, but it didn’t
… finish reading Dangerous
I am fairly happy with Windows 7, but apparently Microsoft doesn’t think I should be. Now that Windows 10 has been on the market for almost six months, I regularly receive notification that I can download the newest version for
… finish reading Big Brother Microsoft
Just as I’m trying to get over my anti-social stance on social media and embrace sharing my life with total strangers in the name of fame, along comes Emily McFarlan Miller. Ms. Miller has been a social media editor whose
… finish reading Embracing Social Media
Yesterday was the 245th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven, and Google honored him with one of its famous doodles. This one showed an animated Beethoven taking some of his music to a concert hall. Along the way he had
… finish reading Beethoven’s Birthday
I must have done something terribly wrong to offend the Techno-Gods, because this last week has been fraught with all kinds of problems. For starters, the server that hosts my website shut it down . . . twice.
… finish reading Technology and Me
If I had to characterize this past week, I’d say it was fraught with technical glitches.
First, my anti-virus program went down, leaving me feeling vulnerable to hackers.Next, the printer refused to talk with my laptop. There were no security
… finish reading Technology
I belong to more than one book club; and, as it turns out, two of them met today: one in the morning at a local café and the other online this evening in the privacy of our respective homes.
… finish reading Book Clubs
I needed money: For a Starbucks, some greeting cards, and other sundries. So I drove my little car to the local ATM and prepared to go through the standard process. Insert ATM card, provide PIN number, tell the machine the
… finish reading ATM