Tag Archives: computers

Adventures in GPS

I got my first-ever cell phone this past January. Why I call it a phone when I seldom use it for phone-calling I’m not sure, but there it is. I use it for texting and private-messaging on Facebook, I use … Continue reading

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O is for Online #AtoZChallenge

When the retina in my right eye detached in early August 2004, I’d been off-island at most twice since 9/11. In the following months, I made numerous eye-related trips to Boston: ferry to Woods Hole, bus to South Station, subway … Continue reading

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Dear Microsoft:

Not to worry, Microsoft: Bash the Behemoth is a popular sport, but I haven’t come here to bash you. I’ve come to relate some of my adventures since adopting my second laptop this past November. First off, a little background: … Continue reading

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30 Changeovers

It’s changeover weekend — the 30th anniversary of my arrival on Martha’s Vineyard to take a year off. Ha ha ha. I’d saved enough money to live for a year and to buy my first PC — a Leading Edge Model … Continue reading

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Pretty Good Day

Woke up this morning with Travvy curled up next to me and all sorts of wonderful novel-related stuff fermenting in my head. Got up, fed Trav, brushed my teeth, zapped the last of yesterday’s tea, put the kettle on for … Continue reading

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Going Off

Yesterday I drove a friend to a medical appointment in Sandwich. Sandwich is on the Cape. Yes, indeed, gentle and ungentle readers: I went off-island. Since the ferry reservation was for the 9:30, Trav and I left for our morning … Continue reading

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April License Plate Report

Only two new sightings: Iowa and Kentucky. The YTD total is 32. How is this license plate map different from all previous license plate maps? Sure, it looks like all its predecessors, but it was scanned on my new scanner. … Continue reading

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Malware

I spent half of yesterday morning dealing with a malware infestation on my laptop, the mighty Hekate O’Dell. You may think this has nothing to do with living on Martha’s Vineyard, but Hekate and I live on Martha’s Vineyard and … Continue reading

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