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.

Poor Loki

He’s resorting to sleeping on my foot.  Since I had the total knee replacement, I can’t cross my left ankle to the top of my right knee, because the right knee hurts when I do that.  And I can’t flex … Continue reading

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A moment of silence

For our 19 year old refrigerator.  Luckily I noticed it before everything in the freezer thawed. It was the the small turkey I got last weekend that was frozen that kept most of what was in the freezer frozen.  Measured … Continue reading

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Just two a day

Slogging through all the Windows 7 “Cumulative Updates” I passed on installing so I could keep using one my favorite Blu-Ray players.  But it’s come to the time that I just uninstalled it, and have installing the rather backed up … Continue reading

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Had a good conversation with my GP today

We discussed the blurry vision when trying to focus on something (like reading books) and it is a normal side effect of Lyrica. It *should* settle itself after a while.  Discussed the Lorazepam. I told him I was taking half … Continue reading

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Keito has turned into a cranky old man

Before dawn, I felt a nip on the back of my upper arm. This isn’t anything unusual, as it’s something Keito has done for years. But when he didn’t get the response he wanted, he *bit* me. Hard enough to … Continue reading

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Ok, but some will have no need to bother.

Skylum has come out with Luminar Flex, which as far as I can tell, is Luminar 3 but without the system crashing ‘cataloging’ feature. It claims to support Lightroom (classic) and Photoshop, but the plugin didn’t install in Photoshop CS6, … Continue reading

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Back to using Windows 7

Just when I was getting close to.. appreciating Windows 10. Shut everything down as normal, and when I booted back into Windows 10, it all seemed to go ok. Tried to start my browser. It wouldn’t start. I tried to … Continue reading

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