Man, what a dope I am.
I have backup software – three different brands, actually – installed on a laptop I use mostly for work. So what happens? The hard drive dies.
When I'm not even doing anything. Ok, I had just installed Google Earth so I could figure out how it works.
Need a television for the kids’ room?
Is it time for that recliner to go?
Got some cinder blocks that you can’t make yourself throw away? A computer monitor?
This was waiting on my desk on Tuesday, after I took a day off on Monday.
I'll be taking it for a spin for a few days. Anyone have suggestions about what sort of spin to put it through, please drop a note in the comments or to me personally.
But out of the box, you know what? It's big. And all screen.
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Here are some things knowledgeable people have pointed out in Electrical Outlets. Every so often, I'll add more links to this page. (And if you have suggestions, feel free to add them in comments.)
CELL PHONE GAMES
It is an old legend that my family is distantly related to Samuel J. Tilden, who won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College in the presidential election of 1876.
I’ve mentioned Woot, a one-item-a-day online sale place that recently was bought by Amazon.
In the summer after I finished college, my older sister bought me a wonderful two-volume collection of Sherlock Holmes – all 56 short stories and the four novels, with critical essays, long annotations attempting to establish actual dates and places from “the canon” and reproductions of the original Sidney Paget drawings of Holmes, Watson and others from the tales.