Category Archives: Gadgets

Obsolete

There’s a 1980s Sears “LXI” TV in the music room that has not been used for several years. I plugged it in Friday to see if it still works like new. It does. I picked up one of those digital … Continue reading

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Gotta Have A Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The electric cooking iron has two sets of steel plates that can be swapped out for different purposes. You could say it is a convertible iron. One set is used to prepare waffles. One set is intended for grilled sandwiches. … Continue reading

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Another Distracted Driving Commentary

My friend Mark took me for a drive in his brand new car this past weekend. It’s a sporty, dark blue Ford with a raft of bells and whistles. Mark says he is generally pleased with the car except for … Continue reading

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Rediscoveries From My Desk Drawer

It started with an old digital wrist watch. It was a pretty nice watch back in the 1990s when I wore the thing almost every single day. Last Autumn, the battery was replaced because I wanted to start wearing it … Continue reading

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Open An Umbrella Indoors

One of the most enduring superstitions we have is the opening of an umbrella indoors belief. Many people still believe that if an umbrella is opened inside of a building bad luck will be the result. This belief is thought … Continue reading

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Clean Out Your Computer

Yay, it’s the second Monday of February already. That means it’s Clean Out Your Computer Day today. This the day to focus on maintenance of your PC, laptop, tablet, and other devices. Even though our anti-virus programs may have extra-cost … Continue reading

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Hot Breakfasts

I like to eat hearty, hot breakfasts in the wintertime. Unfortunately, I had fallen into the habit of only having oatmeal or hot cereal every day. Previously, some sort of egg dish or pancakes used to be options, but my … Continue reading

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