Thursday, January 31, 2008
Classes and Plays
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Geeks on Tour mentioned in the New York Times!
Monday, January 28, 2008
The Voice of the Computer
Saturday, January 26, 2008
Teaching and Learning and Vista
Monday, January 21, 2008
Marathon Runner and Black Belt Tennis Player Catches Thief
This post's title is the headline I saw last night while watching the news after the Green Bay/New York game.
Not a big deal, usually. Then the video started. There, on the news, was our friend Margo Foster. I've known Margo and husband Tom longer than I've known Chris. We are old dive buddies.
Last Friday, Margo came home from tennis practice and found a burglar in her house. The surprised burglar fled the house with Margo in hot pursuit! She struggled with him in the back yard before he got away and ran down the street. That would have been more than enough for most women I know. But Margo is not like most of the women I know. She took off after him and easily caught up with him about 7 blocks from her house. She wrestled him and held him until the cops arrived.
Margo's husband, Tom was the best man at our wedding. When I talked to him today, he asked if I was surprised at what Margo had done. No, not at all. I was surprised that the burglar survived with all his parts intact.
Way to go, Margo!
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Sunday, January 20, 2008
Honey, your camera is ringing!
Saturday, January 19, 2008
A 'bloggable' Life
I've neglected the blog lately :-(
I hate when that happens. It means that I'm not doing anything interesting or pretty. We skipped the hike *again* yesterday because there was too much work to do. I did a couple private tutoring sessions. Jim had some Wi-Fi support work that needed to be done. Today we teach our seminar on how to make a blog! My students are doing better than me these days. I long for the Bloggable Life.
I am writing - just not here. Check out http://www.rvnetblog.com/. It's a new blog by the Affinity Group. They're the ones who host the RV.net forums. The blog has about a dozen different writers on all sorts of topics of interest to RVers. I especially enjoyed reading the fitness topics by Lynn Difley. I plan to read her post every week and hopefully get motivated. My part is to write about RVing with computers. I post every Thursday. I expect there will soon be a way to click on my name and see all my posts. For now, the best way is to click on the categories at the right. My posts will always show up under the category of Computers.
It's also been COLD here - usually in the 30s or low 40s every night, getting up to 60 during the day. I feel another sore throat coming on. NO! I am not going to get sick again! I am sick of being sick. I have started taking vitamins. I did go to one exercise class this week. Jim and I have vowed to go for some kind of hike, maybe a geocache, on Sunday. I promise pictures then.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Back to Palm Creek
It was a windy ride back to Casa Grande.
We gave our Safe Computing seminar on Monday. Jim made house calls today and I started my next hands-on computer class for Women only.
Now we're watching Comanche Moon - I'm a real Larry McMurtry fan.
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Friday, January 11, 2008
First Booth Day
We're having gorgeous weather here in Indio California. That white you see in the distance is not clouds - that's mountains with snow! It really is an awesome sight, from down here in the Palm Desert area you look west and are met with a wall of mountains. I think our booth came together quite nicely.
We're in the corner, which isn't the best for traffic, but it allows us to set up our projector and show the videos. And, our display of videos is very visible. It's also easy to tell that we sell Datastorms as well since we happen to have a used one to display right now. And, if people are looking for 'Geeks on Tour' - they can't miss our pretty new sign! Sales were sure disappointing though. Our plan is to sell 100 CDs/DVDs. Let's just say ... we have 98 to go!