Author Archives: Sandra

About Sandra

Passenger on a blue marble, circling yellow star. Dancer, astronomer, technogeek, coffee lover, pagan, photographer.. not necessarily in this order.

I know it bites into their profits to pay out

But I’m really pissed off at PetPlan insurance right now. Loki had bad breath. Upon exam, it turned out he had an oral infection, and ONE, just ONE of the steps to clear him of the infection was to have … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I cleaned out "Ziggy’s Corner".

I had been putting it off because it felt like I was erasing her. But Ziggy can never be erased, or forgotten. I moved some of her things, and got into the corner behind the footstool. And in the corner … Continue reading

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With Amazon support, you have a 50/50 chance

I found my old Windows 7 phone, and its spare battery, so decided to charge it up, and see what I can do with it over WiFi (no sim chip in it) It charged up very quickly and I started … Continue reading

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Next episode of what passes as my life

Yesterday, I saw Mr. S, the osteo surgeon who replaced my worn out right knee.  The right knee replacement is great, and even though I still have some pain from the operated on compartment syndrome, all is ok with it. … Continue reading

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Ok, I gave Windows 10 a fair go

Close to 2 months, I used Windows 10 boot drive.   Stability; good.  Updates; too many, too annoying. Updates have a horrible habit of overwriting/removing anything you might have done. Nannyware/nagware; I so wish Microsoft would understand that people want to … Continue reading

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Ah, dammit.

‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ actor René Auberjonois has died at 79 Cancer sucks.

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It takes a specialist

To see a specialist? For 19 years I have been asking 4 different GPs to please get my records from Dr R, an endocrinologist in Florida regarding my hypothyroidism, and how it was being successfully treated in the U.S.   4 … Continue reading

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