Playing the Hero Card

Yesterday was a day for being pigeonholed … strangers sized me up correctly after one glance. That shouldn’t annoy me, but it did. […]

Share

Open Windows

I haven’t opened Windows since I got my iMac … no, seriously, I meant to write about actual windows, the kind you open to air out the house when the weather is nice. After months of running it full time, day and night, it’s a treat to turn off the air conditioning. We can feel […]

Share

Tuesday Bag o’ Clouds (Updated)

I guess I’m going to have to learn about the cloud. I know, in general, about cloud computing, which is related to the cloud but not exactly the same thing. With cloud computing, instead of paying for and installing software on your own PC you can access similar software online, often for free, and prepare […]

Share

Thursday Bag o’ Apple

I finally have an iPhone. My life is now complete: except for Donna’s old Dell desktop (which I never use), every other wirelessly-connected electronic device in the house bears the silhouette of an apple.

To some of you, Apple’s trademark may as well be the Mark of the Beast. I’ve been accused of knuckling under […]

Share

You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.

YCRT! banned book news

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian was removed from a New York City school’s summer-reading list after parents parents complained about a reference to masturbation. As so often happens in these […]

Share