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In America it’s pronounced “CUE”

I’m a little miffed and want to write this down. My mother and I went to the local Giunta’s Meat Farms (it’s called MEAT FARMS, how can I not like that place?) and wanted to get a few bottles of wine. There’s a local wine and liquor shop on the other end of the same strip. […]

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I think she gets it from her Mom

My daughter and a lot of her friends have begun to follow different K-pop bands. Putting aside that none of them understand Korean, they like the visuals and the beat of the music. And some of it is sung in English. My daughter is crafty and I don’t just mean her attitude. Today she’s attending […]

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Confirmed: I’m not getting the PC back anytime soon

This may fall under category of "bad parenting" but probably not. I hope not. Just don't tell Lily, OK? My daughter saw all of the fun her brother has playing Team Fortress 2 and wanted in on the action. The kitchen iMac doesn't play games very well but my PC does. So I set her up […]

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Family Geek

I can’t really get angry at him for solving a problem

Friday afternoon I called the house and got my then 13 year old son. He turned 14 a few days later. Dad, the WiFi sucks. I'm trying to download an update to War Thunder and it's taking almost an hour. He was right, the WiFi adapter on his PC is garbage. The access point is […]

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What are the building codes there again?

In China’s Hunan province a glass bottom bridge exists and lets brave tourists walk across. Another one is scheduled for opening and will be the longest glass bottom bridge in the world. I don’t know if I’ll ever visit either but I am sure that if I do I’m not crossing. Here’s how I know. In 2011 Lily […]

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Family Games Geek Humor

I was all set to write a small Windows 10 review too

Yesterday I came home and did my usual routine. Ate dinner (I get home after 7 PM). Changed and watched some quick TV. Eventually headed to my PC to check the Interwebz (meaning: play FPS video games, my son wanted to show me something he earned on Steam). I turned on my monitor and my […]

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“Don’t freak out when you come home”

That’s what Lily said to me on the phone the other day. I thought that was odd because I knew what was going on at home. Back in January a gutter froze and created an ice dam that forced melting water into the wall. That leak came out of the dinning room and into the […]

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A type of spring cleaning

This has not been a good week for me. Not “DEATH AND DESTRUCTION!!” but not a week I’d care to repeat. Work has been a challenge for the team I’m part of. Things that should have worked didn’t. Friday night I got home after midnight; my day started at 9 AM  but I wrapped it […]

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Thank you #wpmom for everything

I can’t remember when I first started interacting with #wpmom Kim Parsell. I’ve been looking and the earliest I can find was an email from April 26, 2012 saying that she was following me on Twitter. Hundreds of tweets and many emails later and it sure seems like it was much longer than that. She had […]

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October 24th

Tomorrow is the 2nd anniversary of when my Dad passed away. It’s also the day I fly to attend WordCamp San Francisco and in all the excitement I’d completely forgotten the significance of the day. That’s alright and it’s good. In my immediate family we’ve never been concerned about such dates. The thing to remember […]