What follows is a transcript of a speech that I gave at the 28 October 2020 Skagit Valley Speakers Toastmasters meeting. During this speech, my computer froze. The screen was locked but I could still see many of my notes on the screen. I was uncertain whether others could still hear me. I continued myContinue reading “That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles”
Recently, there was an article in the GoSkagit website related to a water line that was being installed for one of the local cities. The headline caught my eye and I skimmed the article. After finishing, I moved on. A couple of days later, while checking some news articles in the Flipboard app while drinkingContinue reading “Intentionally Chosen or Algorithm?”
While checking out Amazon to order some Grape Nuts, I noticed something that brought a flood of questions to mind. Yes, this was an item that was listed for sale among other cereals. The flood of questions included: Who thought of the name? Do they actually sell this in stores? Gonna have to check theContinue reading “So many questions…”
I am somewhat compulsive about making sure that the master versions of my photos for NWImages are backed up in multiple locations. One of the tenets about doing backups is to have an off-site location to store your backups. While I do have a whole separate process that I use for backing up my systemsContinue reading “Storing Your Photos in the Cloud”
Nissan posted a video that shows what the new Z may look like. Additional details were not provided. Lots of speculation, but I have not run across anything official as of yet. There have been other renditions that artists have made for what a new Z could look like. Some I thought had potential. NowContinue reading “New Z”
After a week or so, some of the cones turned purple.
Is there really a market for used toothbrushes?
The Skagit Spruce in our front yard is producing a large amount of cones this year. Interesting, though, is the color they start off as.
Author Unknown. Make peace with your past so it won’t disturb your future What other people think of you is non of your business The only person in charge of your happiness is you Don’t compare your life to others. Comparison is the thief of joy. Time heals almost everything. Give it time. Stop thinking soContinue reading “Seven Rules of Life”