Category Archives: Information

Linux, the Continuing Saga

Ok, I was determined to give Linux a fair shake. For those of you not in the loop, Linux is an operating system for computers. Just as Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s operating system allows you to operate a computer easily … Continue reading

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Thrown from Windows

As of April 8th 2014 Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP. I do understand, my copy of it has gigabytes of patches and there are now much more efficient ways to do the things that computers do. And you … Continue reading

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Where were you?

November 22, 1963 As I recall fall had set in. I was in Mrs. Hale’s split 5th and 6th grade class in a portable classroom behind the old Hamilton School (on Southgate Ave. where channel 8’s antenna array now sits). … Continue reading

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Planetary Speculations

I love thinking about other planets. In the news today I read about extrasolar planet Gilese 1214b (also known as GJ 1214b) and that it might have water on it. Now of course this planet, larger than our Earth, is … Continue reading

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Breather

It is the second day of September, nineteen days of summer left, it is Labor Day (a national holiday) here in the states, it is raining and I am resting. I pretty much work at one job or another every … Continue reading

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The Fog of Memory

Memory is an amazing thing.  Each of us have memories we cling to, memories that establish our lives. We are all products of our pasts but those pasts in our memories are flawed by our individual perceptions. I might, for … Continue reading

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Titanic Mystery?

  Last night the Missus and I watched a show on public broadcasting about the RMS Titanic or more particularly about some of the people who lived through, or died in, the tragedy. I do recommend that you watch it … Continue reading

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