Category Archives: personal

Followup to Battle Stations

Ref: Battle Stations? Not Yet Here’s the fallout: My desktop is running Win10, which is what came with it. My laptop is running Xubuntu 19.10, which is very close to what came with it. I don’t have to tweak either … Continue reading

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Growing, Not Building

Every once in a while, I sense that it is necessary to remind folks what this blog is supposed to do. It’s just a place for me to tell my story, to spill out the narrative of my soul. I’m … Continue reading

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Admin: Different Phone Again

I gave up on the Sonim XP3. It’s not ready for prime time; the added interface stuff that Sonim coded was just too buggy. I took it back to Sprint and got a refund. Since no other flip phone available … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends 08

My ISP is Cox Communications. Their big ticket is cable TV, but I generally hate TV and our air reception is fine where we live. A while back I wrote a letter to corporate and begged them to stop harassing … Continue reading

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63 and Counting

Today is my 63rd birthday. Sometime later this morning I’ll ride my bike down to the park and engage in a fairly hard workout. Later today I’ll probably go to one of my favorite restaurants and order a plate of … Continue reading

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FYI: Changing Back to Flip Phone

My life is not amenable to smart phones. If I carry it where I can’t lose it, then I also can’t hear it. If I carry where I can hear it, I am likely to lose it. Today I lost … Continue reading

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Spooky Gmail Stuff

Out of the blue, Google sent me a recovery notice using an address I used ages ago, that still automatically forwards to a current one on my static server account. I had no idea what I had on Google that … Continue reading

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