Watertown Dog Park, Firefox Memory Leaks, Google Chrome, Vista & HP

Congratulations to my niece and her husband for their new baby boy (and sympathy for the long hours of labor), named after my Dad.       Watertown Dog Park A good example of why Jefferson County stays the same.  Some of the people of Watertown and Jefferson County were almost …

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My Dad’s 90th Birthday, Faststone Maxview, More Stabs at HDR Creation, Fred Langa’s Journey

My Dad’s 90th Birthday I was a late child – an ‘accident’ as my wife likes to tease me about. While growing up, most of my friends and peers had parents the age that my sister and brother were, with grandparents the age my parents were.   It usually didn’t …

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Power Crisis, Wind Power, Updated Garmin Maps, Fort Drum Air Show

Power Crisis, Wind Power Interesting.  For quite sometime I’ve been saying that we’re all dumb. Everyone in the US should have learned from the oil problems of the 70’s (whether we were alive during this time or not), and we should have seen this coming.  We should have been pushing …

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New Editor/Dashboard Look in Blogger, Google Maps with GPS, Flash Earth, Drop.io, Jott.com Now Has RSS Feeds, No WAAS on New iPhone 3G?, Converting Raster to Vector

(The is blog entry below is no longer relevant)   New Editor/Dashboard Look in Blogger I like it; it’s bigger, brighter, and more “Web 2.0” (despite my somewhat-dislike for this misnomer that has become such an established “format”).  Or maybe this is just a function of the Blogger-in-Draft that I’m using?  …

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Internet Rumors, Upper NY Modified Garmin Maps, Scheduled Blog Entries, Mobiola Web Camera 3 – Use Your Cameraphone as a Webcam

Internet Rumors Ever play that game in elementary school where the teacher tells one kid something and that kid tells someone else, and it goes around the room until each student has told someone else? It’s an exercise to show how rumors and fact can be readily distorted, at least …

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Maytag Front-Loading Washer/Dryer, Addition/Old House, Another Watertown WIFI Spot, Some Free Blog (or Website) Graphics, Cat Pics

Maytag Front-Loading Washer/Dryer, Old Section of House, New Section of House We bought our old conventional washer and drier (Frigidaire) about ten years ago. For most of that period we had to use them in the cellar as there was no room in any other part of the original stone …

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My Birthday, Snowfall Totals, (Old) WRT54G Routers Long Distance Test, Avira Anti-Virus, Old Buildings

My Birthday It was my birthday Wednesday. It’s weird. I didn’t do a bit of work, no work on websites nor computers, I didn’t worry about having to do something or that I wasn’t doing something I should have been doing. I didn’t do anything for myself, for the house, …

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Dr. Blair Harff, Another Free Local Hotspot, Show or Hide Maps on eTrex Venture HC, Lockie Road/Scotch Settlement House Video

Dr. Blair Harff, Local Vet Unfortunately we lost a great local person, Dr. Blair Harff. He was a kind and gentle and very knowledgeable local vet, cut down in middle age by an accident on his farm. He also helped local kids see their potential by working with them in …

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