Category Archives: Opinion

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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If it all Stopped Tomorrow

Seeing that Microsoft is going to stop supporting Windows XP on April 8th has me thinking. And I’ve been remembering all the craziness around the Y2K event in 1999. Many people were panic-stricken. Some were claiming that the entire system … Continue reading

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Mystery – Slavery

I remember 1962 when our nation commemorated the great War Between the States. The conflict was over states rights but centered on slavery. As a 10-year-old the thought seemed somehow romantic to me. I knew nothing of war or slavery. … 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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Style

I am often reminded of the silliness of style. A look or a color catches the attention of some known person and suddenly that look becomes all the rage for a short while, until it is replaced by something else … Continue reading

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