Category Archives: Close to home

Who knew?

Having survived a second Pulmonary Embolism in as many years I wanted to share some information. Deaths from Pulmonary Embolism are the leading form of accidental death for hospitalized patients, and the second most common cause of unexpected death in … Continue reading

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Just how do our garden grow?

Actually pretty well – 21 baby tomatoes, scallions, baby zucchini and baby squash, basil and beets. All organic and the tomatoes (8 of 9) are heirloom tomatoes. What are heirloom tomatoes? They lack a genetic mutation that gives tomatoes an … Continue reading

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Working on the Sprinter

The bus is like the house. After a certain age, there is a lot to do. The house is 13 years old and the bus is 5 years old. I won’t say how old I am but I am old … Continue reading

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Dolphin Browser for Kindle FireHD 8.9

Here is the latest version (9.1.0) for the Kindle. Works great for me and seems to be faster than Puffin. This is not the “mini” version which works but is totally lame on the Kindle. You will be able to … Continue reading

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Photography, the iPhone and the Kindle FireHD 8.9

This is getting to be lots of fun. I ordered a lens kit for my iPhone(4s). For $30 bucks worth the risk. The lenses are great! Even the fish-eye that doesn’t have much practicle use but it sometimes allows some … Continue reading

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Here I am in Orlando

Sitting in a Starbuckies and writing this with my Kindle FireHd and my Amazon Bluetooth keyboard. Also doing some support on WordPress.org. Everything works in general. Copy and paste is a little sloppy ¬†as the same highlighting function is used … Continue reading

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