The Demise Of Apple

Today I attempted to use Apple support to resolve a problem with their mail server. I first checked with support groups and found that it is a problem with Apple mail that others are having, too. So I tried the support chat thing. The following is a copy of the transcript of our chat that … Continue reading The Demise Of Apple

Still March-ing

I became aware of endometriosis in just the last year, or so. A few of my wives and lady friends had, “difficult periods”. Others had surgeries to remove “cysts” from outside their uterus. At the time, neither of us knew those events were symptoms of endometriosis. Here is a short video from the BBC about … Continue reading Still March-ing

Begonia Blossoms

This is the first begonia blossom What a nice surprise! Last year, I received an angel wing begonia from my neighbor across the hall. It wasn’t doing well on her north facing balcony and she asked if I wanted it. Same blossom, different angle The plant originally was one of Margaret Miller’s that wasn’t doing … Continue reading Begonia Blossoms

Short Month

Daffodils and their relatives appeared this month It has been a busy month in many respects. The jam band played on the 18th, and that was fun. Alan, drummer from the Blues Rollers, fits in soundly Derral invited a drummer from the Blues Rollers to play with us on the 18th. We all enjoyed his … Continue reading Short Month

Yay Eagles

I caught the last couple minutes of the Super Bowl game. It was fun to watch with the sound off. I tried watching earlier, but the predictable banter and play by play description was repetitive. At the Arboretum Saturday Because they seemed to be limited to using the same worn out comments and phrases I … Continue reading Yay Eagles

A Brand New Year

Same Old Problems It was a pretty day here in Redding on this Saturday in January. A good day to walk in the Arboretum and enjoy the warm afternoon breeze and sunshine. Unmitigated Gall (Based on an old Steve Allen joke) I wonder if the people in and around Santa Barbara can bring charges against … Continue reading A Brand New Year

Just When I Thought It Was Safe To Disengage From The Dissolution Of Democracy In America,

I turned the TV on to the unbiased safe place called public TV and discovered a Koch/Cato Institute libertarian propaganda production disguised as a 3 part documentary series on education. Misinformation was presented as well researched facts to gently persuade the viewer that Market Based education is the very best kind. I experienced the world’s … Continue reading Just When I Thought It Was Safe To Disengage From The Dissolution Of Democracy In America,