Technology

Buying A New Computer

First of all, computers can be very frustrating. No matter how much you may know about them, they will often do things that make no sense. The more you learn, the more there is to learn, so don’t get discouraged. If you have an old computer, you can keep it as a backup, as one […]

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The Joys of Technology

I must admit, even though I am a sucker for anything new and different, I am not overly impressed with most of the things I try. But recently, I found the greatest little Internet helper. I have been spending a lot of time in a small town an hour from Toronto, helping to watch my […]

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Getting Organized On The Computer

Today I am determined to get organized. It seems that I spend half my time getting rid of extra stuff and if I was more careful right from the beginning, I would save myself a lot of trouble. So today I am spending time to organize all of my writing (newsletters, articles, and the blog) […]

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Building Houses in Paint

The seniors’ computer club is going well and the ladies are always so enthusiastic. Last week we played with the paint program that comes with Microsoft Windows and had great fun drawing houses. Imagine all the grandchildren who’ll be putting gramma’s creation on the frig for a change! Would you like to try your hand […]

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My New Label Printer

My newest gadget and birthday present is a little label printer and it’s so cute. I wasn’t sure if I would use it that much, but tonight it came in very handy. I’m having a baby shower for my daughter and rather than wreck my wrist writing (say that quickly), I printed off the address […]

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Does Anyone Listen?

Yesterday I looked at a blog called the World’s Most Boring Blog (or something like that) and each entry was one or two sentences, such as “Took off my glasses. Put them on the table.” It was so dumb I couldn’t help laughing. But now when I go to write, I wonder if my blog […]

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Fighting a Trojan Virus

My Norton antivirus issue has finally been resolved and I am using my main computer again. A trojan virus had wrecked my windows files so much that I had to reformat the computer, but now it’s good. Norton’s final help was to realize that my account hadn’t been activated since I bought it online last […]

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Crazy Talk

I’ve been playing with a new program that I have called ‘Crazy Talk’ and having a great time. I recorded my voice and attached it to a birthday card that features an animated picture of a dog (can’t help it, I like dogs). The dog’s lips move and my voice comes out – very cute. […]

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