Monthly Archives: May 2010

Switching back to the dark side

After a couple of frustrating years with a mostly-beloved  Asus Eee PC900 netbook, I’ve tossed it aside for one of the new Asus Eee PC 1005PR netbooks. Even with its relatively hobbled Windows 7 Starter operating system, the 1005PR is … Continue reading

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Farewell Java

Liz and I are distraught tonight. Our best little friend Java was hit by a car while wandering some distance from our house. He was a great, great cat, probably the best we’ve ever had, and we will miss him … Continue reading

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Bottled water – resist the fad!

Why do we keep buying water in plastic bottles when it’s rarely better than the water out of your tap – and often it’s worse? When the stuff probably came out of a tap in the first place – not … Continue reading

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A slack pair

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