Asides

Ode to a Broken Window

Not just broken, it’s dead. It my 24 inch flat screen 244T Samsung monitor. Goodbye old tool, you served me well. One of the only electronic devices in my home office that survived the lightning strike on June 29, 2009. Seven more years isn’t too bad. The monitor was born… err… made in January 2006 so it is just over 10 years old. It was one of the best in its day but as anything...

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Ramblin’ Dan’s BBB & Schmear Sandwich

The BBB stands for Bacon, Baloney, Bagel and well, Schmear is Philly Cream Cheese. After a hard morning casting and polishing silver,  I realized it was after 1:00PM and I was a bit hungry. So I scouted around in the frig. I knew I was out of sandwich bread but there must be something I could substitute. I spied two bagels looking awfully lonely in there.  In the meat drawer was equally lonely looking pre...

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Magic of RSS

I may not have explained this. The column on the right of this page is titled “More Posts”.  Located here are four other blog/websites where I express my thoughts and describe what I am doing. Ramblin’ Dan may look like it isn’t being attended but that lack of action usually indicates I am off publishing in these other areas. Actually there are several more blog/websites I maintain that are not on this short list. I only...

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Freedom Lessons from TEDEX

I have been doing some posting in the TEDEX forums. It seems no one is paying attention these days but there is no way I can tell for sure.  Internet security issues require a totally private membership so it is hard for sincere new blood to contribute. TEDEX seems to be a closed society. That was and is not my intent. Thankfully, real people still email me directly. The private correspondence would make good fodder...

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