1968 – 2001 – 2022 Nostalgia

54 Years ago !! A few weeks before Christmas, after dithering for a couple of years, we took advantage of a seasonal offer at Best Buy and bought a new (Sony OLED) TV. This afternoon I finally got around to hooking up a DVD player - I mean, who uses DVD anymore? - [...]

2022-01-15T15:17:07-05:00Saturday, January 15, 2022|commentary, computing, Miscellaneous, Nostalgia|

Embed – Imbed – (In Bed?)

Being susceptible one morning this week to a little pedantry I happened across the word IMbed in a leaflet from Birkenstock about the tiny-bubble infested poly-substance they make they wonderful gardening clogs from. IMbed, the little man at the back of my brain squealed!! Philistines, the word is Embed. Harrumph. Well it [...]

2020-08-04T12:41:45-04:00Tuesday, August 4, 2020|Miscellaneous, Pondering|

Not Much to Report

Nothing to report this week, too weary to comment on politics, though I surely will once we know (around 11pm on 31 October) where Brexit is going. On the other hand I am now successfully the other side of another birthday and still fit and firing on all guns. So I will simply [...]

2019-09-14T18:47:13-04:00Sunday, September 15, 2019|Miscellaneous|

On Bunions and Sore Feet

A Service to Friends of My Age We are none of us getting any younger, as we all know only too well. Some problems have simply solutions however and I thought, as a service to you all, I would make brief mention of Birkenstock's sandals and shoes. I have an incipient bunion on [...]

2019-08-11T14:02:55-04:00Sunday, August 11, 2019|Miscellaneous|

Mid-winter Diversions

Building a snow fort (thank you Kevin for the caption) The opportunities for gardening topics about which we can write this week are minimal - it's -21C outside and falling with a 24+ hour snow storm starting ... so instead we offer a couple of short pieces that we hope will [...]

2019-01-20T12:54:54-05:00Sunday, January 20, 2019|Miscellaneous|
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