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.

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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I tried

I tried to take the dress I wore during Keito’s last moments with me out of the closet to wash.  Even after a month, it smelled like him, and I just burst into tears.  I couldn’t do it. I held … Continue reading

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I miss you.

I miss you. I catch myself watching and waiting for you to come out of your hidey-hole in the closest.  Or waiting for you to come into the bathroom when I’m ‘busy’, to demand pats and pets. Looking for you … Continue reading

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I am seriously torn between which photo raw editing program to use, that isn’t Adobe.

I love On1 PhotoRaw, but the stand alone has problems that seem to crop up with every iteration since before it was name for years (aka on1 2018, 2019 etc etc)  With the latest version, On1 PhotoRaw 2020, when using … Continue reading

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