I Like Yearning

I Like Yearning “After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” (Mr. Spock – “Amok Time” Star Trek) It’s been an unusually hot summer this year. Everyone’s telling me it’s global warming. I doubt that. No, I… Read More »

How Are Your Drives?

How Are Your Drives? Almost all hard drives these days have a feature called SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors your hard drive(s) for errors. Periodically checking your SMART data is kind of like looking into a hard drive crystal ball. You can find out if your hard drive(s) are at increased risk for… Read More »

Features of Windows 10 File Explorer

Features of Windows 10 File Explorer The more you know about Windows, the more you realize there is almost always more than one way to accomplish tasks on Windows. For instance, most of you know that Windows Explorer, now called File Explorer in Windows 10, lets you navigate files, folders and drives on your computer,… Read More »

Sites and Sounds: Sounds Abound

Sounds Abound If you like sound effects – for whatever reason – we’ve found a place with thousands of sound clips you can listen to and download (you have to register for the site to download, but it’s free). So if you’re looking for the sound of a jet plane taking off, or thunder rippling… Read More »

Have You Ever Listened To The Rain?

Have You Ever Listened To The Rain? Have you ever really listened to the rain? Have you memorized the sound of it as it pours down on the streets and the roofs and the leaves and the grass? Now it is a sunny day and for all the world it looks like summer, feels like… Read More »