Category Archives: Every Day Life

"NEW AND IMPROVED" not always a good thing

Too often, I see people getting caught up in what I call the iPhile loop. Regardless of what the item is, they have the get the NEWEST version, even if the one they have is perfectly serviceable and works. Even … Continue reading

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Doing the great data shuffle/juggle

Windows 10 has issues with the 5 bay external drive (really long boot login time, powering it down without ejecting the drives first, causing data loss), so what I’m doing is shift data/files.  Putting certain files (installation files, back up … Continue reading

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Customer Service at its best

Wing  and I (I’m still using crutch) went grocery shopping, and had a rather full cart.  All the lines were long, so we did like usual; no matter which line you get into, the other will go faster. I hear … Continue reading

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Well, that was sneaky

I have been using Cole online grocery shopping, coupled with the Coles credit card for free deliveries over $100 for years.  It’s been useful due to health issues (knee, knee replacement) and when Wing  was working for companies that sent … Continue reading

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As if I really needed another reason to dislike Windows 10

Did I say dislike?  No, I mean LOATHE. Windows 10 took into its programing to ‘scan’ two of my external drives.  One drive it wiped every file out of that in one directory of one drive, and then blew out … Continue reading

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It was inevitable, I guess

Plodding through the last of the Windows 7 Cumulative updates. Started with 18 of them, been working my way through the list in chronological order.  I read people raving about Windows 10, how great it is, but I read even … 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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