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ThinkPad Time Machine?

Lenovo is contemplating a “retro” ThinkPad” 😀 …Imagine a blue enter key, 7 row classic keyboard, 16:10 aspect ratio screen, multi-color ThinkPad logo, dedicated volume controls, rubberized paint, exposed screws, lots of status LED’s, and more… Join the conversation!  Add … Continue reading

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A FOB STORY: some notes on bootable flash drives

I admit it: I’m a little obsessed with bootable flash drives.  Especially multi-boot flash drives. It’s replaced my obsession with multi-boot PCs.  It’s an interesting challenge, and the end result can be useful.  They’re great for forensics, data recovery and … Continue reading

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Polenta With Chicken And Wild Mushrooms

Chanterelle It’s chanterelle mushroom season in the Pacific Northwest.  They grow wild here and are starting to show up in the market.  They’re mild-flavored and I never thought much of them until SWMBO came up with this excellent recipe.  The … Continue reading

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Salt Water Mooring: don’t believe everything you read in Chapman

15 years ago – or so – we had the good fortune to acquire waterfront property with a boat ramp.  All it needed was a mooring to make things complete.  Out came the copy of Chapman, and I built a … Continue reading

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Coleslaw, a lot of coleslaw…

A big cabbage split open in the garden today. Sort of a slaw grenade.  Only one thing to do when life hands you  lemons: make coleslaw… Shrimpy Slaw: Chopped cabbage Salad shrimp mayo splash of tarragon vinegar a little diced … Continue reading

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