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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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Small Girl, Big ‘But

Well, not that big… I’m going to allow myself one grade-school halibut joke. *snicker* It won’t happen again.

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Android and the Amateur: a n00b’s first look at Android development with the Yoga Tab 8

This is a draft of an article I wrote for “Community Spotlight” over at the Lenovo forums: In the Spotlight: App attack: Zoltanthegypsy’s first Android app. I recently had my first taste of Android development.  With no prior Android experience … Continue reading

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Phantom NumLock

A friend’s laptop came back from service the other day in a very strange state.  It was acting as if NumLock was on – but it doesn’t have a NumLock key or the numeric overlay below.  That makes it difficult … Continue reading

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