Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tech: Search–Dude, Where are my files?

The Windows XP I use for work has Search capabilities that are frankly pitiful. Later Windows versions are better but I haven’t used them much. The other day an old friend asked me to send a file. I pored through … Continue reading

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Media: Maps

FYI: There’s a lot of information out there–like lots of different maps, f’rinstance. If you’re curious, this site may inspire you to view your own neighborhood. There’s an interesting hybrid map, and the site loads quickly on iPad. P.S., This … Continue reading

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Tech: BATTERY TEST – – WOW – –

Confirmed by PT’s extensively equipped testing lab. P.S., Do not try this with Baby Brother. He will always fail. OTOH, Cat will always pass. And no one knows why. == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: I haven’t checked it out … Continue reading

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Language: You can learn something every day if you’re not careful.

I was surprised this week when our multilingual Latin scholar informed me that Yiddish is dying. I didn’t know it was sick. He sent me an excellent link: You will want to skim the latter parts, and read it with … Continue reading

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History: Beer

I have always found America’s history with alcohol mildly interesting. Here’s an excerpt from Delanceyplace. (On iPad, you can click “Reader” in the URL address bar to get a better font. Otherwise, you might want to install the Readability app … Continue reading

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Life: THIS WILL MAKE YOU SMILE

90 is the new 70. 1:00 [via JFD] == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: Subject: THIS WILL MAKE YOU SMILE AND RETHINK HOW YOU PERCIEVE THE CAPABILITY OF OLDER PEOPLE! JFD An elderly couple walked into the lobby of the … Continue reading

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Humor: A Bar For Senior Men

Priceless, John. == PT […] As a young boy shining shoes in all the bars possible and on the streets of Philadelphia, most times, my nose was two or three feet from the tiled troth at the base of the … Continue reading

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