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Happy New Year 2022

Whether you’re a Rebel or loyal to the Empire, Happy New Year! Let’s hope 2022 is a great year for all.

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Backpacking Camping Personal

Stepping down as Scoutmaster

On Thursday, December 9, 2022, Troop 660 presented me with this beautiful wooden plaque and compass as a farewell gift. As many of you know, I’ve been involved with Boy Scouts as a youth, and with my son, Quinton. I’ve been an adult leader for the last 12 1/2 years and I’ve been fortunate to […]

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Apple HomePod mini

At the start of the pandemic I was fortunate enough to keep my job and work from home full time. I have an Apple HomePod in my office for background music. I programmed different genre of music for each day of the week and several days I change the music from Apple albums and play […]

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Goodbye MacBook Pro Mid 2017

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, started off like any more work day. I walked into the office and connected my MacBook Pro to my Dell port replicator as I’ve done for several years. I grabbed a coffee pod and headed towards the kitchen for a cup of coffee in my second favorite mug. I went back […]

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Music Personal

Dark Side of the Moon on Vinyl

I’m on vacation this week. After a hard morning of digging out old shrubbery, I took a trip to the mall. At one of the store I found the Dark Side of the Moon album on 180 gram vinyl. Yes, I purchased it right away. Thought about it while in the checkout line, and choose […]

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Happy Independence Day America

I created the graphic above while listening to Celebrate the 4th of July from Altissimo! Records on Apple Music. I forgot where I found the American Flag on the Internet

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Home PC Sager Virtual Machine Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows Stuff

Wanting to try Windows 11

I’m a Mac user and I prefer MacOS over Windows. I still have my Sager NP8690 with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 which I use once every four months. I run a Windows 10 VM on my MacBook using Parallels for work about twice a month. I also use my Lenovo work computer from time to […]

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American Holidays

Happy Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day in the United States of America. Click here for the origins of Flag Day.

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Geek Stuff iPad Work

Apple Magic Trackpad 2

Yesterday I picked up on Amazon the Apple Magic Trackpad 2  in Space Gray (it was on sale). I’m sure I still paid too much for it. The Magic Trackpad 2 works great with my iPad Air 4. I shutdown my MacBook Pro at the end of my work day and used the iPad Air […]

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Apple Home PC iPad

Keyboard for Home Office

About a week ago I purchased a Satechi Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard for my home office. You can connect unto three Bluetooth devices to the X1 keyboard. Press and hold the fn key with one of the Bluetooth keys to program. I set the Bluetooth connections to match my Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse. […]