What is a smart home?

What is a smart home?

Going back a few weeks to my column on free and paid TV/movie streaming services, CNet recently published a list of the channels each of the major ser...

September 7th, 2022 |  


Who was Mikhail Gorbachev?

Who was Mikhail Gorbachev?

First, let me say this: Mikhail Gorbachev was no Vladimir Putin.I hardly knew Gorbachev, but I met with him and his wife Raisa at a farmhouse just out...

September 6th, 2022 |  


Funny things started happening

Funny things started happening

Here’s the thing: I’m not superstitious.It all started when I was still in Mexico, visiting a gallery, and I saw a painting across the roo...

September 5th, 2022 |  



Eventually we get it right

Eventually we get it right

I think we have all had those “it seemed like a good idea at the time” moments. I know I sure have.One for me involved what at the time se...

September 1st, 2022 |  


HIGHLAND COUNTY S.O. REPORTS

The Highland County Sheriff’s Office has released the following information:Aug. 29INCIDENTS/ARRESTSA deputy responded to the 12000 block of Nor...

September 1st, 2022 |  


Do you want a smart home?

Do you want a smart home?

Last week I talked about masked/anonymous/disposable email services. Well, DuckDuckGo just recently opened its masked email beta to everyone so you ca...

August 31st, 2022 |  


Teachers: A not to be forgotten gift

Teachers: A not to be forgotten gift

It is said of teaching that when done well, it gives students the possibility of a better future. There’s more to this notion. As a country let ...

August 30th, 2022 |  


Progress in Spanish is slow

Progress in Spanish is slow

It wasn’t much of a joke, as far as jokes go.I saw the man wearing two hats, one on top of the other. The second hat may have been for his wife....

August 29th, 2022 |  


The poignancy of funerary displays

The poignancy of funerary displays

For generations, those who mourn the passing of others have tried in some public displays to honor the memory of the departed. The practice goes all t...

August 26th, 2022 |  


Long ago memories for the soul

Long ago memories for the soul

The horn blew and we knew son Greg and his family had arrived for the weekend. I stood in the garage as he unloaded his Mustang and unpacked his belon...

August 25th, 2022 |