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Evaluating Issuu

Issuu is an online document publishing software.  This post documents my evaluation of it. There are four plans: Free, $19, $35, and $269 per month.  I was using the Premium version during the trial period (two weeks).  Note: when you sign up for the trial version, you have to provide your credit card and unless […]

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Hiking with my Daughter

This post is a story. It is fairly long one for a post – about 5,800 words. It is about a hike my daughter and I took in early July, 2018. But it also contains back stories about events leading up to that hike. All the stories in this post have a common theme. I’ll let the reader figure out what they are. Comments are welcome.

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Jack Ryan Wilbur – RIP 1997 – 2018

Tomorrow, June 27, we leave to drive to Massachusetts to attend services for our grandson, Jack.   On June 22, 2018, around 8:30 pm, Jack was on his motorcycle traveling at a speed he should not have been going.  A car turned in front of him and in the process of trying to deal with that, […]

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My Son is hiking the PCT

So my Son Adam is hiking the PCT. He started on April 19 and plans on being on the 2600 mile trail for 5 – 6 months. He asked me to update his blog from emails he sends me and pictures he puts up on the a cloud server. You can find is blog at: […]

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Verizon – you kidding me?

So, my daughter called me looking for an old flip phone that she could use to replace a phone she got for her daughter to use. She had gotten a flip phone that Verizon offered that is simple with limited functionally.  It can do mobile calls and text message only.  No internet access, no apps […]