I had to shovel snow and spread deicer this morning. This is not the earliest that its snowed around here. But it’s probably the most depressing. We went from warm sunny weather (while we were on vacation) to typical fall … Continue reading
We’re supposed to have temperatures below freezing this weekend. Where did the summer go? It was good; but it definitely wasn’t long enough. We closed our pool two weeks ago. And we’ve started other winterization tasks like taking down the outdoor fountain. I may cut the grass one more time, mostly for the leaves. After that, I’ll need to convert my outdoor power equipment to snow removal mode. Its rainy and dreary now. Hopefully this is the worse it gets for a while; but I doubt it.
A while ago, I purchased a new memory card for our camera with the intent on using in a new camera whenever we got one. I didn’t realize it until I started using it but it was a long overdue purchase. Our current camera ignores any button presses while its saving pictures. The camera is still obsolete and definitely needs to be replaced. But it’s more responsive when I’m trying turn off interval shot mode which is the setting we use most.
We almost didn’t have anything to post since the computer had difficulty recognizing the memory card when I was trying to download photos. It seems to be more of a problem with the computer/card reader than with the card itself. … Continue reading
I installed yet anther WordPress update today. They have far too many bug fix and security updates. Meanwhile, the database it uses, which is much more complicated, has a maintenance release every few months. I know it’s a different audience and business model. But you can’t keep expecting people to test and verify updates every few weeks. It’s getting to be quite tiresome.
I’ve had another turn with the sun (AKA birthday). It certainly beats the alternative. But I do wonder where the time went. It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was 30-something and everyone was talking about everything breaking in … Continue reading
All our computers restarted correctly after the batch last Windows Updates. It’s shouldn’t be notable; but it is worth mentioning given the recent problems we had. Computers can be a lot more troublesome than they should be sometimes. Hopefully it’s the beginning of a trend that will leave me with more free time.
Our pool gets closed a week from today. They do a good job; but, to us, it marks the unofficial end of warm weather. We got in it this past weekend but a cold front is moving in today so that was probably the last time for the season. The scheduling was timely. However, we much prefer looking out the window at clear, sparkling water rather than at the winter cover.
I like shopping on the internet except when things don’t get shipped promptly. I placed several orders last week, and so far, nothing has arrived. One order is in transit. One order has partially shipped. And one order is still … Continue reading