Computer Monitor

I replaced my deceased monitor with a new state-of-the-art Acer B286HK high definition wide screen. It is a 28 inch diagonal UHD 4K2K type with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That’s a lot of pixels! The monitor is the lowest cost 4K monitor I could find on today’s market. I actually found it on sale at a local Micro Center computer store in Dallas at $120 less than I could find it on...

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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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Monday

I squished some modeling clay for a few minutes to get it soft and it ended up looking like this. Just for fun I snapped an Iphone photo and sent it to my daughter via SMS.  I told her he looked like he was in great pain. She laughed and called it “Monday” and that I should do a series for the whole week. Hmmm…

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Filters

My furnace, actually an electric heat pump, wasn’t keeping up to holding temperature too well. Checked filter. Oops… went a bit too long. Reminder to others, check your filter now. Very dirty filters will definitely reduce system efficiency (higher operating cost) and could damage equipment. Don’t put it off. Also don’t run without filters if you have a heat pump or air conditioning in your system. A few days won’t hurt but all season could...

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