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The Demise of the HP

When I purchased my HP printer in 2015, I was smart enough to take out a Geek two-year warranty. That warranty was good until November 17, 2017. The message on October 31, 2017, that appeared on my printer was that … Continue reading

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Comparative Misery

Recently, I watched an old movie that starred Judith Dench and Maggie Smith, two excellent actresses. They were starring in a movie entitle “Ladies in Lavender.” The story involved a young man who washed ashore and was rescued and cared … Continue reading

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The Journalist

In 1954, I went to a state band clinic in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and participated in the all-state band, playing the clarinet. At end of that event, we were each given a little one-year green diary. I was sixteen … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Is Down

As do many of you, I too depend on Wi-Fi to operate a mobile unit. Dimitris, my partner, relies on that same Wi-Fi to operate his laptop. A few days ago, the Wi-Fi stopped working. I looked into the settings and confirmed that … Continue reading

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Printers Are Cheap

For a long time, I had two printers: an HP Inkjet and an Epson Stylus. I purchased the Epson because the HP did not include a scanner. It was merely a printer, but oh what a terrific printer it was. … Continue reading

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Dicknedy (repeat)

Years ago when I was working in the Pinellas county office of education, a teacher friend and I were asked to publish a county school newsletter. I had recently taken a course in word processing on the TRS-80, the Radio … Continue reading

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Timeless

I have not worn a wristwatch in years. I used to wear watches but stopped when I bought a gold chain and put it on my right hand as I was wearing my watch on my left hand. However, the bracelet … Continue reading

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