Tag Archives: Samsung Note II

R. I. D. P. Samsung Note II

A few people (none I can think of, but it sounds better than saying “no one”) noticed my blogging absence. Well, I’ve suffered a digital loss.  Sunday morning had me waking up to an unresponsive phone. Pretty much all morning … Continue reading

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Smithsonianing and phone photos

I subscribe to the Smithsonian’s newsletter. I should probably subscribe to their magazine but I don’t really need paper copies showing up where I live. Their short stories are generally enough and if I do chance on something that piques … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Shipping . . . and photos

A few hint if you are moving to Hawaii and planning on shipping a few things in boxes . . . First off, get heavy-duty boxes and heavy-duty shipping tape. Second, tape every seam and every edge. I think I … Continue reading

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Internetless and Super Loco

This is the third day of our one week without the Internet. It seemed as if it would be a breeze . . . But I’m here to tell you just how much the internet insinuated itself into our lives. … Continue reading

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The Universe Knows Your Name . . .

. . . not. A thing that bothers me – and I mean, really bothers me – is the propensity of people to assign meaning or intent to everyday events. Some will do it explicitly (“thank you, god, for this or … Continue reading

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Hawaii – the first flower photos

The condo complex we are in holds a special place in our memories . . . it was the first place we stayed at during our first visit to Hawaii. That was back in 1991. We were younger then, and … Continue reading

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Hawaii – the first few days

Another relatively quick update for them curious about what we are doing. So, yesterday’s post was a general announcement of our current location and associated intentions. It did show the beginning and end of Friday, the first full day we … Continue reading

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