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Showing posts from March 4, 2012

Friday Facebook Etiquette

To close out the week, here is a thought provoking.. ok.. simple... video about social media etiquette.  Remember.. this stuff will be out there FOREVER.  Use common sense.

Traveling Entertainment: Audio Books

Photo credit: Grafixar from We are heading out of a long weekend and I realized that I better get some brain food for the trip.. audio books! But I hate spending money for this, so I ~popped~ online for a few downloads.  My first stop? LibriVox - Free, yes free, audio books (not computer generated) of public domain books. I picked out a G.A. Henty and Sherlock Holmes. Then a trip to the library - online, of course.. They have free audio downloads .. check you local library for this option. A couple of  newer books would be nice. - A fantastic resource has a collection of old time radio shows! Our Miss Brooks, Superman and the Lux Radio Theater.. Hours of great shows. Of course, there are many, many more locations online for free audio books.   Poetry Archive AudioBookTreasury

Remove the Dust Bunnies: Cleaning the Computer

Bunnies are cute.. Dust bunnies, pet hair and smoke are major hazards to your computer. A dusty environment can create some serious issues, as much or more than a virus. It could seriously reduce the life of your system. Computers have fans that are important to their function, outside and inside the case. The outside fans suck cool air into the computer. Dust can reduce the fans efficiency or even stop it altogether as dust can damage the internal bearings. The internal fans help cool down individual components that must be kept cool to operate properly. Heat is a serious problem for computers and dust acts as insulation on your system. Dust can even cause a short in the system electronics.  If your processor overheats or shorts out, it would do irreversible damage to important parts of the computer. As the job can be dusty, I recommend taking the case outside to remove the dust.  I won't go into opening the case as many are different, but it is something you should be f

A Little Internet Humor

Taking a Sick Day..

Our household has had a good case of the viral bug so I am going to take a couple of days off to care for my family but to give you something to think about, this was found on Pinterest .. unfortunately, I don't know the author. Have a great day! ☺